Site overview of new Women and Children’s Hospital coming to Cornwall in 2028

New Women and Children’s Hospital Coming to Cornwall in 2028

Today, we’re unveiling a computer-generated 3D film of how the new Women and Children’s Hospital, designed by Architects Stride Treglown, could look when built. The new Women and Children’s Hospital will become the new Main Entrance for the Royal Cornwall Hospital once construction is finished in 2028.

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.

New pilot initiative for RCHT CESR School aims to break down barriers in recruitment

To help drive recruitment, a new pilot initiative, which is being run within the Specialist Services and Surgery Care Group at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, is looking to provide support for Specialist Doctors, currently employed at RCHT, to become consultants though their CESR School.

Ted Team Engagement and Development

TED means ‘team engagement and development’ and is a tool developed specifically for our organisation. It is grounded in the research of what makes high performing, effective and engaged teams.

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.

Alert: Essential maintenance

This site will be unavailable for a period of 15-30 minutes on Monday 12th June 2023, between the hours of 7.30PM to 11.30PM

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