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Staff member holds lots of surgical masks, and prepares to load the mask recycling unit

Recycling unit answers the covid mask mountain problem

Added on 17 December 2020, in News - Trust Improvement

It’s a problem across the UK and the world; as the pandemic has grown, so has the use of disposable surgical face masks.

‘I’ve Arrived’ introduced at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Added on 15 December 2020, in News - Patient Care / Trust Improvement

New app that helps us improve safety of outpatient attendance for patients and staff by supporting compliance with Covid-19 guidance.

Covid Restriction update for maternity

Relaxation of Covid restrictions in Maternity

Added on 5 December 2020, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Relaxation of Covid restrictions means mum’s-to-be can have support at scans and community antenatal appointments

Update on visiting during Covid from Monday 7th December

Added on 4 December 2020, in News - Patient Experience

An update has been made to allow a partner to attend all pregnancy scans and community antenatal appointments.

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly to become an integrated care system

Added on 3 December 2020, in News - Trust Improvement

NHS England and Improvement have today designated Cornwall and Isles of Scilly’s application as an integrated care system (ICS).

Royal Cornwall Hospital

An open invitation to our Board meeting in public

Added on 2 December 2020, in News - Trust Board

Join the RCHT Board online this Thursday, 3rd December, for its Trust Board meeting in public

Parliamentary Awards 2020 – Lifetime Achievement – Giles Maskell

Added on 1 December 2020, in News - Awards and Achievements

RCHT Consultant Radiologist chosen as South West Regional Winner for Lifetime Achievement Award

New Resus ready to welcome first patients

Added on 11 November 2020, in News - Emergency Department / Patient Care / Trust Improvement

If you’ve been wondering what’s behind the building site hoarding next to the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, you can take a peek with our behind-the-scenes 3D virtual tour.

Cornwall Needs You Now – call for more social care and health workers

Added on 10 November 2020, in News - Working for us

Cornwall Council, independent social care providers and the NHS are calling for more social care and health professionals to join the sector as part of a joint recruitment drive launched today (November 9).

Moving online increases participation in public Trust Board meetings

Added on 2 November 2020, in News - Trust Board

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everyone’s lives and like all workplaces we have had to adapt to social distancing and remote working.