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Double finalists for Pharmacy Team

Added on April 10, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to our pharmacy colleagues who are finalists in two categories at this year’s Health Service Journal National Patient Safety Awards. This year has seen a dramatic increase in entries from across the NHS and the wider healthcare industry, making the shortlisting of two entries from RCHT all the more significant. The first of the […]

Success at PENNA awards

Added on March 22, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

With three teams as finalists in four categories at this year’s Patient Experience Network National Awards there was always a great chance we’d bring home one win. In fact, we got two, and both went to the brilliant work being done by our paediatric team, recognising the outstanding work they did for Take-Over Day in November 2017, which led, among other things, to the installation of a children’s unit Wonderwall.

Hi-tech trauma CT scanner on the way

Added on March 22, 2019, in News - Clinical Imaging / Trust Improvement

A new CT scanner is on its way to the x-ray department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Can Cornwall’s knitters create the longest string of Butterfly Bunting?

Added on March 22, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

The Palliative and End of Life Care Team at Royal Cornwall Hospital are calling out to the knitting and crochet enthusiasts of Cornwall to help them create a string of butterfly bunting to reach around the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance and St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.

Headland Unit spreading the joy with unique pin badges for staff

Added on March 21, 2019, in News - General News

The Headland Unit team helped to spread the joy on International Happiness Day, launching a new initiative where colleagues are presented with a unique pin badge upon completion of their Chemotherapy specialist training. The badges, which have been designed by Headland Staff Nurse Yvonne Hacon, feature a beautiful Periwinkle flower sitting above the leaves of […]

BJN Award glory for RCHT Urology Nurse

Added on March 20, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Urology Nurse Debbie Victor celebrated International Woman’s Day in the most memorable way, when she was awarded Urology Nurse of the Year at the recent BJN (British Journal of Nursing) Awards in London.

Retail for Research – Do the Good Thing!

Added on March 20, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

The Marie Kondo craze is sweeping the nation as the guru of decluttering encourages us to say thank you to those dresses, coats and shoes that no longer ‘spark our joy’ and send them on to another life.

Spring concert to help fund comfort at end of life

Added on March 20, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

A Spring concert, to be held this weekend, will raise funds to help enhance end of life care at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust.

Meet your RCHT ‘Come Dance With Us’ Stars…

Added on March 4, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

After much anticipation, we can now reveal the 24 dancers set to embark on a training course like none other! Our fabulous Come Dance With Us participants will undertake 8 weeks of training in ballroom and latin dance and all the while will be raising funds for their chosen area of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity. […]

Cornwall’s Health and Care partners to ‘grow own’ workforce

Added on February 18, 2019, in News - General News / Working with us

An innovative ‘virtual’ Health and Social Care Academy has been launched to create health workers and carers for the future.