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New scanners offer faster, safer imaging

Added on June 5, 2018, in News - Awards and Achievements

It’s a double celebration for West Cornwall and Royal Cornwall hospitals as they have both unveiled ‘state of the art’ scanners for their Imaging and Nuclear Medicine departments.

Activity boxes aid patients with memory loss

Added on June 4, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Volunteering & Friends

The Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital are supporting patients with dementia with a donation of 10 activity boxes worth £300.

Nurse’s research to investigate domestic abuse in older people

Added on May 25, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Research

A nurse who specialises in safeguarding has won a grant to explore domestic abuse in older people.

eHealth Handover championing safer care

Added on May 22, 2018, in News - Surgical Services / Trust Improvement

Last week saw the introduction of Nervecentre’s Handover module on our surgical admissions areas (St Mawes, Pendennis and Theatre Direct)

Nurses Day Twitter Winners

Added on May 18, 2018, in Award - Medicine / Trust Improvement

Following last week’s celebration of Nurses Day, several teams from across Medicine have been awarded by peers for their amazing efforts in promoting and celebrating the event within wards and departments and also across social media.

Wedding bells ring in Maternity

Added on May 17, 2018, in News - General News

With the Royal Wedding just around the corner, wedding bells were also ringing in our Maternity department, after new Dad Josh Kelly proposed to his partner Gabrielle by his son Hudson wearing a bib saying ‘Will you marry Daddy?’

The Cove Earns Macmillan Quality Mark

Added on May 17, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services / Cove

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre based in Truro is celebrating being awarded the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM) in recognition of the centre’s excellent standards of care for local people affected by cancer. The award was presented yesterday by Ed Murphy, Macmillan Strategic Partnership Manager to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust’s Chief Executive, Kathy Byrne and The Cove’s team of staff and volunteers.

5 yr old Olivia’s thank you to Hospital Team

Added on May 15, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

After Olivia Pascoe spent three weeks on the Children’s Ward at Royal Cornwall Hospital with septic arthritis her parents wanted to say thank you for the care provided by the team.

RCHT and UNISON celebrate unsung heroes of hospital theatres

Added on May 11, 2018, in - Surgical Services / Working for us

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust theatres will be celebrating the first National ODP Day on Monday 14 May 2018.

Celebrating National ODP Day at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on May 9, 2018, in News - General News

Monday 14th May is National ODP day and to mark this, we are highlighting some of our fantastic Operating Department Practitioners that work at Royal Cornwall Hospital and hear from them about how and why they took on this role.