Making a difference to the people of Cornwall22 September 2023
200 miles of cycling in three days! Eleven intrepid, fantastic riders heartily embraced the enormous challenge of Pedal4Patients 2023 and cycled through our gorgeous Cornwall last weekend (we did tiptoe briefly into Devon with a Plymouth start) culminating in the glorious finale at Land’s End.
Dedicated Healing Garden Opens for Critical Care Patients21 September 2023
The new Critical Care Healing Garden, which is located immediately below the Critical Care Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, has been filled with sensory plants, two outdoor hospital bed spaces, a rehabilitation bridge, peaceful seating areas for families, carers and staff, and beautiful bird sculptures made from Cornwall granite and bronze, donated by Cornish artist, Kurt Jackson.
National industrial action update18 September 2023
This article provides information on upcoming industrial action (strikes). Regardless of any strike, it is vital that patients who need urgent medical care continue to come forward as normal, especially in emergency and life-threatening situations.
New electronic patient record to help provide safer care in Cornwall4 September 2023
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is making a significant change to improve healthcare in the region with the development of a new electronic patient record (EPR) system
Another incredible first for Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Charity!17 August 2023
RCHT Charity is thrilled to bring you Underworld, a unique opportunity to silent disco under Gaia, the stunning, glorious, art installation of the world that’s visiting Truro Cathedral
Home Haemodialysis Suite transforms lives16 August 2023
Thanks to kind donations and fundraising for RCHT Charity the Renal Ward at Royal Cornwall Hospital’s NHS Trust was able to fund a home haemodialysis training suite.
RCHT welcomes Lord Markham CBE15 August 2023
Lord Markham’s visit to the Royal Cornwall Hospital underlined the Government’s commitment to our new Women and Children’s Hospital, scheduled to open in 2028.
RCH’T20’ Cricket event for one and all!11 August 2023
The brainchild of RCHT Deputy Director of Finance, Ian Dean, the day will involve fast paced, fun T20 format cricket with 4 teams of 11 players battling it out. The winning two teams will face each other in a final match later in the day, with the winners being crowned RCH’T20’ champions.
West Cornwall Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre extends hours in time for busiest summer weeks31 July 2023
From today, Monday 31 July, the Urgent Treatment Centre at West Cornwall Hospital will be open from 8am until midnight, seven days a week