News and Events

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 heart of headland box

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).

Specialist Oncology nurse Amy Byfield holding a box of kindness

Heart of Headland Boxes

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

Photo depicting the P4P finish line at Lands End

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.

Photo depicting Robin Hanbury-Tenison OBE Cutting the ribbon

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.

Image depicting RCHT Charity event - UNDERWORLD

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 

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.

image depicting RCH T20 Logo

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 group photo with swing

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.

A group of people from the Bolingey Barbarians stand in front of the wall mounted game in the children’s garden.

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.

photo of swimmers entering the water

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

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