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Statement: Independent Report – Coco Rose Bradford

Added on October 26, 2018, in Alerts - General News

RCHT Chief Executive, Kate Shields said: “We have today formally received an Independent Report into the care and treatment of Coco Rose Bradford. We have fully accepted the report’s findings and will report our progress against every one of its recommendations publicly at our Trust Board. Coco was a 6 year old little girl who […]

Proposed move for rheumatology outpatients

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

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is proposing to move the main base for rheumatology outpatient clinics from the site in Treliske to Truro Health Park as well as offer more clinics in community hospitals. The main reason for the move is to free up space at the Royal Cornwall Hospital site to provide more urgent […]

RCHT midwife is a finalist at Who Cares Wins awards

Added on October 9, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to RCHT midwife, Amy Dunstan who was among the finalists for this year’s ‘Who Cares Wins’ national awards celebrating some of the outstanding stars across the NHS as it marks its 70th anniversary this year.

Healthcare Support Worker Katy is going for Gold at this year’s World Karate championships…

Added on October 8, 2018, in News - General News

Katy Chamberlain is a Healthcare Support Worker based in the Outpatients Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Paul Lidder is new Chief Clinical Information Officer

Added on September 28, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Consultant Surgeon Paul Lidder has been appointed as the new Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for the Trust to help lead and develop our digital strategy.

Second Chance for Cancer Research in Cornwall

Added on September 20, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Donating unwanted items to Long Rock’s new charity shop can help cancer research projects right here in Cornwall.

£70 Challenge a run-away success

Added on September 19, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Over £42,000 has been raised by the eight teams taking part in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity £70 Challenge which ran for 70 days ending on Thursday 13th September.

Nationwide Community Grant for The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on September 18, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal have been awarded a Community Grant from Nationwide Building Society for £4628. The funds have been pledged to enable the purchase of additional equipment for both the maternity and neonatal departments.

Celebrating our brilliant Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Added on September 18, 2018, in News - General News

Today has seen RCHT’s first celebration and conference for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners.

Electronic sepsis screening to support safer care

Added on September 13, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

RCHT’s lead nurse for sepsis, Helen Winn, has been busy in the run up today’s World Sepsis Day, introducing colleagues to the up and coming new electronic screening software which will help clinicians to spot the signs of Sepsis.