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MRI Team Lead James Shaw steps onto the interactive floor

Bequests lead to MRI magic

Magical interactive games to play on the floor, impressive murals and virtual skylights – the new Trelawny Scanning Suite at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro (RCHT) is bright and entertaining thanks to bequests made to the RCH Charity.

Box containing items that are useful for cancer patients (box of kindness)

A Christmas box of kindness

The first Heart of Headland Boxes of Kindness are being given out to all new chemo and immunotherapy patients at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro (RCHT).

RCHT’s electric trans-nasal endoscopy van

Community endoscopy service, bringing patient care closer to home

A community trans-nasal endoscopy service delivered from Bodmin Hospital is now available.

3D render of the new Pathology building

New RCHT pathology building confirmed

The RCHT has been granted full planning permission for its new state-of-the-art Pathology Building.

The team who delivered the PACES examinations at RCHT in November

RCHT Postgrad Team hosts new format PACES exams

The postgraduate at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is celebrating a highly successful ‘relaunch’ of the Practical Examination of Clinical Assessment Skills (PACES) exams which are hosted on behalf of the Royal College of Physicians (UK).

Specialist Oncology nurse Amy Byfield holding a box of kindness

Boxes of chemo kindness

Specialist oncology nurse Amy Byfield knows how daunting it can be for patients when they arrive for their first chemotherapy session.

Staff and guests wearing pink at the equipment upgrade ribbon cutting

Upgraded Breast Cancer centre celebrated

A ribbon cutting ceremony has taken place to mark the successful completion of a 12-month equipment replacement and upgrade at our dedicated breast cancer centre.

Front entrance of the new Women and Children's Hospital

Treasury approval secured for Women and Children’s Hospital

In a joint letter to our MPs, local councillors and partner organisations in Cornwall and Scilly, Steve Williamson, CEO at RCHT and Tim Chell, Regional Director of BAM have welcomed

Nuclear Medicine Project – Construction Works Underway

Construction works to replace an end-of-life Gamma Camera and to refurbish the dispensary in the Nuclear Medicine Department in the basement of the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Tower Block get underway this week. 

Alert: Industrial action

Industrial action by junior doctors is expected to take place this week, from 7am on Saturday See our news article for more information.

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