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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.

Get to the heart of healthcare science at cardiology open day

Added on February 4, 2019, in Event - Events / Medicine

Healthcare science staff from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) are inviting local people to join them for an Open Day as they celebrate British Science Week, run by the British Science Association, from 8 to 17 March 2019.

New bag scheme to build on ‘personalised’ care and reduce hospital stays

Added on February 1, 2019, in News - General News

The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across Cornwall to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment should they need to go into hospital.

Charity funds Doppler Device to aid research

Added on January 31, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

The Cornwall Medical Research Fund, part of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity has funded equipment to aid research into Severe Limb Ischaemia, a serious condition in which there is inadequate blood flow and oxygen to the lower limbs.