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Birthday celebrations in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre

Added on November 22, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

Birthday celebrations were in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre at RCHT today, as they celebrated their first birthday since they opened their doors to expectant parents! Marking this momentous occasion, the centre invited parents who have had their babies with them during the past year to an open day, providing cakes and a […]

Chronic Fatigue Service

Added on November 20, 2018, in News - General News

Patient weighing scales and clinic chairs were on the Christmas list for the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME service at Royal Cornwall Hospital last year and the team were delighted to find out that their wishes had been granted thanks to the 12 Days of Christmas Campaign from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.

Opening of Second Radial Lounge – improving patient experience and reducing cancellations.

Added on November 15, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

This week marks the opening of the second radial lounge at Royal Cornwall Hospital with the first lounge having a significant impact on the experience of Cardiology patients as well as reducing cancellations and delays. The opening of a second lounge has been made possible through the use of charitable funds.

Hospital Charities Give Emergency Support

Added on November 13, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Trauma patients at Royal Cornwall Hospital will now be able to receive warm blood transfusions on the move thanks to funding from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity and the Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust Butterfly Scheme and Rainbow Days

Added on November 13, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Getting it right for end of life patients in our care

Cornwall nurse facilitator honoured at national cancer excellence awards

Added on November 13, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services

A Macmillan Nurse Facilitator at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been honoured for her inspirational work in cancer care.

Statement: Independent Report – Coco Rose Bradford

Added on October 26, 2018, in Alerts - General News

RCHT Chief Executive, Kate Shields said: “We have today formally received an Independent Report into the care and treatment of Coco Rose Bradford. We have fully accepted the report’s findings and will report our progress against every one of its recommendations publicly at our Trust Board. Coco was a 6 year old little girl who […]

Proposed move for rheumatology outpatients

Added on October 25, 2018, in News - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is proposing to move the main base for rheumatology outpatient clinics from the site in Treliske to Truro Health Park as well as offer more clinics in community hospitals. The main reason for the move is to free up space at the Royal Cornwall Hospital site to provide more urgent […]

RCHT midwife is a finalist at Who Cares Wins awards

Added on October 9, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to RCHT midwife, Amy Dunstan who was among the finalists for this year’s ‘Who Cares Wins’ national awards celebrating some of the outstanding stars across the NHS as it marks its 70th anniversary this year.

Healthcare Support Worker Katy is going for Gold at this year’s World Karate championships…

Added on October 8, 2018, in News - General News

Katy Chamberlain is a Healthcare Support Worker based in the Outpatients Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.