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Research Participant Benefits from Charity Supported Study

Francesca Brett, a Supported Housing Service Team Leader from Helston, was preparing for her wedding party and 30th birthday when she received the devastating diagnosis of Triple Positive Breast Cancer.

57 year old man from Bodmin is now in remission from his cancer after joining research study at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

Vaughan Herriott, aged 57 from Bodmin was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2016 following a very difficult 6 months where he was rocked by a spate of 3 family tragedies.

Research Showcased at Cornwall Stroke Conference

A presentation on local stroke research was given by Katja Adie, Consultant Stroke and Eldercare Physician and Keren Northcott, Research Sister, at the recent Cornwall Stroke Conference.

The Urology Department at The Royal Cornwall Hospital gets a makeover

An unveiling of new artwork donated to the Urology Department by artist Kurt Jackson and the Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health charity took place on Thursday 27th April

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust partners with Inclusion Matters to help support patients with the cost of living

This innovative new service aims to contribute towards both Adult Social Care and the Sustainable Healthcare Green Plan by preventing the need for potential further healthcare input.

Image depicting a test of the emergency broadcast system

Emergency alerts on mobile phones on at 3pm on 23 April

UK mobile devices will test emergency alerts on April 23rd, including a distinct siren-like sound and a message display. Consider the impact on vulnerable people and prepare accordingly. Opt-out of severe and extreme alerts in your settings. Learn more about the emergency alert test and how to opt-out on the website.

Important Changes to the Adult Safeguarding Referral Process

Cornwall Council is introducing new ways to make adult safeguarding referrals. Changes come into effect on April 3 2023. Make direct referrals by phone or through the new portal on the Cornwall Council website. RCHT professionals can still follow the existing process.

A graphic showing the different pathways of care available to patients this Easter. These are self-care, NHS 111, pharmacy, your own GP or dentist and minor injury unit or urgent treatment centre. 999 and the emergency department are for life-threatening emergencies only.

Cornwall’s NHS braced for “significant pressure” this Easter

People in Cornwall are being urged to choose health and care services wisely, as the NHS prepares for a busy Easter and more industrial action. While the NHS is working hard to prioritise resources to protect emergency treatment, we need your help to make sure that care is available to those who need it the most.

Graphic: Homepage of the new Royal Cornwall Hospitals public website

New public websites go-live!

On monday the 3rd April Royal Cornwall Hospitals launched a new public and supporting websites

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