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5k Across the Bay – Charity swim returns for 2024

After a successful first year, the 5K Across the Bay open water swim is returning for 2024 and this time with a strong environmental fundraising theme.

Marazion Cancer Shop volunteers and RCHT Research and Development staff gathered for a cheque presentation

Charity Shop raises £42k for Cancer Research at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Volunteers from the Marazion Cancer Shop proudly presented Dr Duncan Wheatley with a cheque for £42,000 for the Cancer Research Charity Fund (a fund of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Charity).

Royal Cornwall Hospital car park changes and roadworks

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.

Two men participating in the Smallman Hike standing on a bridge with one man waving his hands in the air

Charity hike completed; their hiking socks are hung out to dry!

In March, a team of friends, who met at St Columb Bowling Club, decided to raise money for three charities by completing a coastal hike, in honour of their friend Nigel Lawry who has received treatment at Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Sunrise Centre.

Cake with UNICEF baby friendly logo icing under wall sign for accreditation

Neonatal Unit at RCHT receive reaccreditation for UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative

Celebrations were held at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust as the Neonatal Unit were successfully awarded reaccreditation as part of the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative.

Statement: Physician Associates at RCHT

“A Freedom of Information from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals about the number of shifts covered by physician associates represented the total number of shifts worked by physician associates over a 6-month period, not a number of shifts where physician associates were covering medical staff.

Nurse on a ward holding a mobile phone

Digital healthcare transformation project aims to reduce noise levels in maternity ward

An innovative pilot using smart technology to help make hospital wards a quieter place for both patients and staff has started at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT).

Vascular Scientist Daniela Bond-Collins standing next to the examination couch

Vascular Studies service returns to Penzance thanks to generous donor

A grateful patient of the Vascular Studies Unit has funded a tilting examination couch to enable vascular scanning to return to West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance.

Midwife Support Worker wins national award

Midwife Support Worker wins national award

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Midwife Support Worker, Amanda Rosenfeld, has won the NHS England Chief Maternity Officer Award under the category of ‘Working together for patients.’

Alert: Infected Blood Products Inquiry

If you are concerned following news coverage of the Infected Blood Products Inquiry, you can find help and support on the NHS website: Infected blood support (nhs.uk)

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