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Admiral Nurse Service

Added on 1 June 2021, in News - Patient Care

Carers week begins on Monday 7th June, so we wanted to showcase the Admiral Nurse Service.

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Join The Big Tea Break Fundraiser!

Added on 26 May 2021, in Charity - How You Can Help

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is asking people to join the nation in the biggest tea break on Monday 5th July at 3pm

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New Inpatient Birthday Cards

Added on 26 May 2021, in Charity - General News / Where Your Money Goes

Thanks to Julie Gray and the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity team, inpatients celebrating their birthdays can now receive trust cards from their ward staff

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Sunrise Centre garden space receives timely spring makeover

Added on 25 May 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

RCHT Therapeutic Radiographer Sophie Bennett has worked to transform hospital garden into a “calm, restorative refuge”

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Document Library Downtime

Added on 21 May 2021, in News / Service Updates - General News

Please be advised that the Document Library and access to documents via webpages of both the internet and intranet will not be available between 7am and 8am on Wednesday 26th May.

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From waste into resource

Added on 14 May 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

By recycling single-use face masks into litter pickers, the new “Retask the Mask” campaign aims to inspire a global clean-up.

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Visiting someone in hospital – latest arrangements

Added on 6 May 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Our latest visiting arrangements for our hospitals are on our website. Restrictions remain in place and visiting is only to specific wards.

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MySunrise app receives South West Digital Health Award

Added on 19 April 2021, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience

An app that was first launched to support cancer patients at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been celebrated at this year’s Medilink South West Healthcare Innovation Awards.

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People in Cornwall needed for study looking into whether COVID-19 and flu vaccines can be administered at the same time

Added on 16 April 2021, in News - Research

Researchers at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust are running a new study which could set the foundations for how booster COVID-19 vaccinations are delivered in the future.

New Virtual CNS in Hepatology, or “Cyber Nurse”, allows one-to-one clinics be conducted remotely

Added on 12 April 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

During the past twelve months, hospitals across the country have had to change the way they work.

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