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Moving online increases participation in public Trust Board meetings

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

Type: News   |   Category: Trust Board

RCHT invites patients to “Tell us how we are doing”

Have you received care or treatment at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust during the Coronavirus Pandemic? If the answer is yes, then The Patient Experience Team at the RCHT would like to hear from you.

Type: News   |   Category: Patient Experience

Keeping in touch with patients

We know that it’s really hard for people to be unable to visit family, friends and loved-ones whilst they are in hospital during the coronavirus outbreak.

Type: News   |   Category: General News, Information Alerts

NHS staff urge people to make the right choice for health care as lockdown eases

The NHS is calling on people living and visiting Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to have fun, stay safe and if they need health care to use the most appropriate service as it gears up for a very busy ‘bank holiday-style’ weekend.

Type: News   |   Category: Emergency Department, Patient Experience

Emergency Department Expansion Project

Our Emergency Department (ED) at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is going through some changes. We are preparing for the anticipated seasonal pressures, as well as being ready to respond to a potential second wave of Coronavirus. Building work started on 1st June, to extend and refurbish the Resuscitation Unit (Resus) and the Rapid Assessment and […]

Type: Page

Shielding Advice

The UK Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme.

Type: News   |   Category: General News

Postnatal care

As soon as your baby is born, we carry out all the necessary checks and assessments. Most babies are healthy and do not need specialist care. If you have your baby in the consultant­-led unit or birth centre, you can usually go home a few hours after the birth. If you have had a caesarean […]

Type: Services

Donations to Covid19 Fund support staff well being

The outpouring of appreciation for our treasured NHS has been one of the silver linings to emerge from the cloud of the Coronavirus pandemic. The weekly doorstep clap has been a moving gesture for all key workers and of course many have chosen to raise funds or make donations to their local hospitals.

Type: News   |   Category: Where Your Money Goes

Wearing face coverings when coming to hospital

People infected with COVID-19 can have very mild or no respiratory symptoms (asymptomatic) and can transmit the virus to others without being aware of it.

Type: News   |   Category: General News   |   Tags: face, face masks, masks