Facilities and Shops
The following shops and services are available in the main hospital foyer on level 6.
Situated in the main reception area this is a useful contact for general information e.g. directions to wards and departments, visiting times.
The Parking Information Desk is located at the main entrance and is for all enquiries relating to car parking.
Car parking information
Located close to the reception desk in the main entrance and is for all enquiries relating to car parking.
There are wheelchairs in the main entrance. A pound coin is needed to use a wheelchair - this is refunded when the chair is returned.
Free wireless internet services are available for patients, visitors and guests at Derriford Hospital.
To connect to WiFi SPARK for the first time simply search for available WiFi networks on your device, select ‘wifispark’ and click connect to automatically connect your browser to the registration page. Once registered your device should automatically connect to the WiFi network where available.
Please note that signal strength may be weaker in certain parts of the hospital and during peak usage periods.
The post box is in the main entrance, by the door. Collections are at 5.30pm Monday to Friday and at 11.45pm on Saturday.
There are a number of public telephones, one of which has wheelchair access
Freephone for taxi service.
• Ladies and gents
• Disabled toilet
• Baby changing facilities
Fresh from Warrens Café
- Choice of salads, baguettes and rolls made fresh in-house every day
- Range of healthy option soups as well as traditional bakery products
- Muesli and fruit pots, cereal bars
- Sweets treats and pastries, including gluten-free options
- Hot and cold drinks
- Eat-in and takeaway service
Now open 24 hours a day, every day
M&S Simply Food Unit
- Choice of sandwiches, baguettes and salads
- Take home groceries items
- Opening times:
Monday to Friday 7.00 am– 9pm
Saturday & Sunday 7.00am – 8.30pm
There is a Barclays Bank cash machine, just outside the Trust’s main entrance. Cash withdrawals from this machine are free.
A second cash machine is located outside the Restaurant on level 7.
WH Smith Shop
For a wide selection of magazines, books, newspapers, sweets and other useful things.
Monday to Friday 7.00 am - 8 00 pm
Saturday 8.00 am - 7.30 pm
Sunday 8.00 am - 7.00 pm
League of Friends Fruit and Flower Shop
This well stocked shop provides fruit, dried fruit and nuts, water, a variety of small gifts and other useful items. All profit from the shop is donated to the League’s Charitable Funds and used to purchase hospital equipment and improve patient care. You can find out more about the League of Friends here.
Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 6.30 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5.00 pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4.00 pm
League of Friends Book Shop
The book shop sells a variety of second-hand hardback and paperbacks. All profit from the shop is donated to the League’s Charitable Funds and used to purchase hospital equipment and improve patient care. You can find out more about the League of Friends here.
Monday to Friday 10.30 am - 3.30 pm approx.
Saturday & Sunday Afternoons only
The Lloyds pharmacy service at Derriford Hospital offers an outpatient dispensing service for hospital prescriptions only, as well as retail offerings including over the counter medicines and toiletry products..
The opening times are Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 6.00pm.