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.
Making a difference to the people of Cornwall
200 miles of cycling in three days! Eleven intrepid, fantastic riders heartily embraced the enormous challenge of Pedal4Patients 2023 and cycled through our gorgeous Cornwall last weekend (we did tiptoe briefly into Devon with a Plymouth start) culminating in the glorious finale at Land’s End.
Dedicated Healing Garden Opens for Critical Care Patients
The new Critical Care Healing Garden, which is located immediately below the Critical Care Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, has been filled with sensory plants, two outdoor hospital bed spaces, a rehabilitation bridge, peaceful seating areas for families, carers and staff, and beautiful bird sculptures made from Cornwall granite and bronze, donated by Cornish artist, Kurt Jackson.
Another incredible first for Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Charity!
RCHT Charity is thrilled to bring you Underworld, a unique opportunity to silent disco under Gaia, the stunning, glorious, art installation of the world that’s visiting Truro Cathedral
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.
RCH’T20’ Cricket event for one and all!
The brainchild of RCHT Deputy Director of Finance, Ian Dean, the day will involve fast paced, fun T20 format cricket with 4 teams of 11 players battling it out. The winning two teams will face each other in a final match later in the day, with the winners being crowned RCH’T20’ champions.
Cornwall Masons visit to see their funding in action
Representatives of the Freemasons of Cornwall paid a visit to Royal Cornwall Hospital this week to see their funding in action.
Bolingey Barbarians brighten hospital play space
The recently opened ‘Garden of Freedom,’ provides a space away from clinical environment for young people who are perhaps patients or visiting family at the hospital.
5k Across the Bay Complete!
A pod of 38 swimmers completed a 5k sea swim across Falmouth Bay on Saturday 8th July to raise funds and boost awareness of the need for advanced robotic surgery in Cornwall.
Dying Matters – on the wards
How the RCHT Charity Butterfly Cornwall Fund is having an impact for patients and their loved ones at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
Surgeon swims to advance surgery in Cornwall
A pod of 35, and growing, swimmers will take to the sea off Rosemullion Head, Falmouth in July to complete a challenging 5 km sea swim ending at Pendennis Head. Participants of ‘5k Across the Bay’ will be raising funds and awareness to bring new robotic technology to patient undergoing surgery in Cornwall.
Pedal 4 Patients 2023
Riders one and all, by overwhelming demand, RCHT Charity is back with our amazing Pedal4Patients cycle challenge. 200 miles over 3 days across some of the most glorious Cornish coast and countryside.