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Visiting someone in hospital – latest arrangements

Added on 25 April 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Our latest visiting arrangements for our hospitals are on our website. Restrictions remain in place and visiting is only to specific wards.

CITS Cyber Security Analyst is awarded Cyber Newcomer of the Year at the first ever NHS Digital Cyber Associates Network (CAN) Awards

Added on 7 April 2022, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Cornwall IT Services were shortlisted in three separate categories at the virtual ceremony, which took place earlier this week, and walked away with a win and two highly commended.

A birthing pool in Helston

Message from RCHT Maternity Services and Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership

Added on 4 April 2022, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

We recognise the findings of the Ockenden review into maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford may be a difficult read for many parents and pregnant people. We want to offer our support and to reassure you that our services here in Cornwall, have already been responding to the recommendations the review has made for services across the country.

Person in a wheelchair going up a ramp

DisAbility Cornwall and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Join Forces to Improve Accessibility and Inclusion

Added on 1 April 2022, in News - General News

New Accessibility Advisory Group established to enable Coproduction

CITS teams shortlisted for several commendations in the first ever NHS Digital Cyber Associates Network (CAN) Awards

Added on 25 March 2022, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

NHS Digital have announced the shortlists for their very first Cyber Associates Network (CAN) Awards. Among the recipients are several teams and individuals from CITS (Cornwall IT Services)

Walking on the fire walk

BAM Path of Pain!

Added on 23 March 2022, in Charity / Event - Charity Fundraiser / How You Can Help

RCHT Charity is thrilled to announce their inaugural Fire, Lego and Glass walk!

Graphic: Healthcare Science Week

Healthcare Science Week 2022

Added on 14 March 2022, in News - General News

Graphic: Visiting update. Unfortunately visiting is now restricted to only those patients who are at end of life, maternity, neonatal, paediatrics and where there are exceptional circumstances. See our website for full details

Immediate suspension of visiting

Added on 10 March 2022, in News - Covid

Over the last few days there has been a significant increase in the number of people in hospital who are covid positive. Although the vast majority of the 85 people have been admitted for another reason, it means we have many wards or bays unable to take new admissions.

Call on people in Cornwall to keep fighting Covid

Added on 8 March 2022, in News - Covid

Whilst most of us are learning to live with covid in our daily lives, it is still having a significant impact on our hospitals where bays and wards must close to new admissions when a patient tests positive for the virus.

Parent holding a baby's toes

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust scores highly in the NHS Maternity National Survey 2021

Added on 3 March 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Despite the challenges brought about by the Pandemic, mothers have given positive feedback on their care, putting RCHT among the best maternity services.

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