National industrial action update

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.

Three award winners from the cornwall apprenticeship awards holding their awards.

RCHT apprentices celebrated at Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

It was an outstanding night for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals at last week’s Cornwall Apprenticeship awards, coming away with three top prizes and two highly commended awards.

electric mobile 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.

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).

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. 

RCHT winners at QiC dermatology awards

An innovative new ‘super clinic’, which is set up to treat patients with a diagnosis of mycosis fungoides cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (MF-CTCL) at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, has won an award in the Patient Care Pathway, Secondary and Community category, at this year’s Quality in Care (QiC) Dermatology Awards.

The RCHT Renal Unit and staff members

Home Haemodialysis Suite transforms lives

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 CBE

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.

West Cornwall Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre extends hours in time for busiest summer weeks

From today, Monday 31 July, the Urgent Treatment Centre at West Cornwall Hospital will be open from 8am until midnight, seven days a week

Disruption to St Michael’s Hospital Telephones – Tuesday 25th July 2023

On Tuesday 25th July 2023 between 9am – 12 Noon there will be up to three hours downtime on external incoming calls to St Michael’s Hospital.

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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