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As our hospitals get busier, #HelpUsHelpYou this winter

Added on January 30, 2020, in Alerts - Alerts

Don’t forget, there are a range of services available to help you if you’re feeling under the weather.

A donation from the heart to give back for care

Added on January 28, 2020, in Charity - Where Your Money Goes

A donation from a volunteer at Royal Cornwall Hospital has helped the Cardiac Team to purchase an Ultrasound Machine – the Vivid IQ which will improve the speed of treating heart patients.

RCHT’s Paediatric Diabetes Team share positive story at national audit conference

Added on January 24, 2020, in News - Awards and Achievements

On Friday 17th January, the Paediatric Diabetes Team from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust was invited to speak at the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Annual Conference in London.

Liteform Treatment Trial Enabled by Hospital Charity Funding

Added on January 22, 2020, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Visiting her GP with a persistent sore tongue, Susanne Jorey of Falmouth, was not expecting to be given the diagnosis of tonsil Cancer.

Funding for new equipment will reduce trips to hospital

Added on January 16, 2020, in News - Pathology Updates / Trust Board / Trust Improvement

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals are to receive over £200,000 from the Department of Health and Social Care to improve access to Pathology testing this winter.

37 cyclists embrace the New Year and get ready to pedal to Paris

Added on January 15, 2020, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity have a team of over 30 cyclists ready to pedal into 2020 taking on the challenge of cycling 237 miles over 3 days from London to Paris.

Patients with minor injuries and ailments to be redirected to Minor Injury Units

Added on December 30, 2019, in Alerts - Alerts

With continued pressure on Truro’s Emergency Department, people coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital with minor injuries and aliments will be redirected to alternative services until after the New Year holiday.

New Year’s Honour for Director of Nursing

Added on December 27, 2019, in Awards - General News / Trust Board

It’s a brilliant end to the year for Kim O’Keeffe who is being awarded a Medal of the Order of the British Empire in the 2020 New Year’s Honours.

The Den comes alive at RCHT

Added on December 24, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Life size cut outs of Peter Jones and Deborah Meadon are not what you would naturally expect to find at Royal Cornwall Hospital but they took to then stage alongside the Trust’s own panel of ‘dragons’ as the Trust hosted The Den @RCHT, the hospitals version of the hit BBC show.

The John Ellis Paediatric Simulation Fund – A legacy

Added on December 23, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Would you be happy getting on a plane where the stewards had just READ about how to open the emergency door and release the escape slide or would you prefer them to have actually PRACTICED the emergency routine?