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National Breast Screening Programme

Added on May 8, 2018, in Alert - General News

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE) have highlighted an issue with the NHS Breast Screening Programme, which has led to some women not being invited for their final screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. A number of IT improvements and changes to processes have now been made to the screening invitation system and the issue has now been fixed.

Neonatal Unit at RCH delighted to receive pictures from a local artist

Added on April 30, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal Unit at RCH was delighted to receive pictures from a local artist from St Ives and her 15 year old son, who was on the unit for 6 weeks when he was a baby.

National Guardian’s Office to carry out case review into speaking up

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

The National Guardian’s Office (NGO) will be looking into speaking up practices, processes and culture within the trust as part of a case review that will begin next month. This is in response to information, such as feedback from our staff survey, that the trust needs to improve the support it provides to workers who speak up.

Take on the £70 Challenge

Added on April 24, 2018, in News - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

The £70 Challenge is your chance to win up to £1000 for your chosen fund of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity

Return to practice success brings new dieticians to the team

Added on April 20, 2018, in News - Therapies / Working for us

Dietitians in Cornwall are taking a proactive approach to recruiting new members to their team by encouraging former professionals back into rewarding careers in the NHS.

RCHT staff join the 70 Day #EndPJparalysis campaign

Added on March 29, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

Professor Brian Dolan, the originator of #EndPJparalysis and #Last1000days social movements, visited RCH this week to launch the 70-day #EndPJparalysis Challenge.

The marathon recovery that led to a sprint!

Added on March 23, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

On the morning of 13th April 2017, Michèle Perkins left her home in Crantock to drive to Truro where she was working as a psychotherapist at the NHS’ BeMe office in Truro.

Nutrition and Hydration week offers a menu of information and treats!

Added on March 21, 2018, in News - General News

Last week was Nutrition and Hydration week, an event that aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvement in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally.

Outpatient clinics running as planned

Added on March 19, 2018, in Alert - Information Alerts

Our outpatient clinics across Cornwall will be running normally today – Monday 19 March. Where there are any changes, our booking team is contacting patients directly to let them know.

Inspirational conference celebrates nursing

Added on March 14, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

The first RCHT Band 5 Nurse Celebration Conference took place at the Knowledge Spa this week. Around 60 Band 5 nurses attended the action packed day, which offered a full agenda of inspirational speakers; lots of fun and the opportunity to network, share experience and learn about innovative projects throughout the Trust.