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Critical Care Healing Garden (photo credit Tim Prestige)

Major Construction Projects Shortlisted for National Awards

We are delighted to have been named as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Construction News Awards.  The Critical Care Healing Garden is up for the Community Engagement Project of the Year. Staff on the Critical Care Unit […]

Royal Cornwall Hospital car park changes and roadworks February to April 2024

As we prepare our site for the new Women and Children’s Hospital, we can expect significant parking and access disruption, with limits on parking spaces. There are also likely to be delays getting in and out of the car parks, particularly at the start and end of the day.

Doctor Niall Moon wearing a virtual reality headset.

Cornwall Research Project Using Virtual Reality as Distraction Therapy for Cancer Patients Publishes Results

A doctor at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) has conducted his own research on cancer patients using a virtual reality headset as a distraction therapy.

Help stop the spread of Norovirus

Visiting is restricted on some wards at our hospitals across Cornwall at present. Please phone the ward you are visiting to check before you set out. You will be able to visit if there are exceptional or compassionate circumstances, please discuss this with the nurse in charge.

Norovirus cases on rise in Cornwall, look after yourself, protect others

The common winter vomiting bug, Norovirus, is doing the rounds in Cornwall, and our NHS is asking for your help to stop the spread.

Steve Williamson, Chief Executive for RCHT speaking to staff about the Staff Survey Results, around a table outside.

Results of the 2023 staff survey paint an improving picture for RCHT

The results of the 2023 staff survey are in, with the response showing significant improvements in all elements of the NHS People Promise, as well as in the national themes of staff engagement and morale.

Robin Jones, Chief Operating Officer, visited the Histopathology team to congratulate the RCHT Cancer Action Board

Robin Jones, Chief Operating Officer, visits the Histopathology team

Robin Jones, Chief Operating Officer, visited the Histopathology team to congratulate the RCHT Cancer Action Board on being described as “an exemplary model” of governance of cancer by the Peninsula Cancer Alliance and see the brand new lab.

A great success for the first Orthopaedic Super Clinic

Colleagues from Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Integrated Care Board have delivered our very first Orthopaedic Super Clinic.

Community imaging clinic staff examining a patient.

Transformational community skin imaging clinics speed up diagnosis and treatment for patients

A new pop-up community imaging service is helping to speed up the process for checking for skin cancer, offering tests closer to people’s homes across the county to reduce waiting times.

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