Cards designed to be sent out to families following the death of a loved one, which were developed by staff at Derriford Hospital, have been recognised today at the Patient Experience Network (PEN) National Awards and announced the winner of the Support for Caregivers, Friends and Family category.Read " Bereavement cards win at Patient Experie…"
From Monday 27 March 2017 there will be just one number that expectant mums or new parents will need to use to seek advice from a Derriford Midwife, both before and after they have had their baby.Read " Dedicated Maternity Line for pregnant wo…"
This week, the Trust has been running different initiatives as part of our Making Mealtimes Matter campaign, which has been organised to coincide with Nutrition and Hydration Week.Read " Hospital staff showcase how they’re Maki…"
As part of our Making Mealtimes Matter 2017 campaign (13-17 March), patients, visitors, staff and members of the public have had the opportunity to sample some of our patient food and talk to hospital staff about aspects of nutrition and hydration in the main concourse.Read " Staff celebrate Making Mealtimes Matter …"
A massive congratulations to our Neurology Parkinson’s Service at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, winners at the first UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network Awards.Read " National award win for Plymouth Parkinso…"
We care about our staff and, according to more than 3,000 of them who responded to our staff survey, Plymouth HospitalsRead " Staff Survey results show #bigimprovemen…"
A raffle held by local care workers and Plymouth City Council has raised £732.00 for Derriford Hospital’s Children’s Happy Hospital Fund (CHHF).Read " Plymouth care providers raise more than …"
A review looking at how emergency general surgery (EGS) is provided at hospitals in the South West has found that Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is meeting the highest number of standards in the region.Read " Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust tops review…"
The fifth Bladder and Bowel Event (BABE) is set to take place on Friday 10 March 2017. BABEs are aimed at supporting people with bladder and bowel problems and are organised by staff from our colorectal and uro-gynae teams.Read " Diary Date: Forthcoming Bladder and Bowe…"
On Saturday 25 March, the Endoscopy Unit at Derriford Hospital will be opening its doors to registered nurses, health care assistants, porters and admin staff that may be interested in finding out more about career opportunities.Read " Invitation to our Endoscopy Open Day 201…"