Professor Syed Hussain, Chair in Oncology and Consultant in Medical Oncology at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, discusses a potential new treatment for bladder cancer and explains why tackling the disease is so important.Read " New treatments and raising awareness of …"
A Derriford consultant is involved in research into glioblastoma, the most common malign brain tumour in adults, which currently has no cure.Read " Research to explore the development of d…"
Colleagues, friends and loved ones gathered together to surprise midwife, Linda Taylor, who finished her final hospital shift within the Maternity Unit at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, yesterday morning.Read " Plymouth midwife who delivered first Der…"
A new group, with the aim of supporting patients and their families who have bowel cancer, have visited the Trust to help raise awareness of the disease.Read " Cancer group promotes their support for …"
Treatment for urinary incontinence, offered to women by our Urogynaecology Department, will be changing significantly, thanks to a generous donation by the Derriford Hospital League of Friends.Read " Generous donation by Friends will signif…"
Expectant ladies, who attend Derriford Hospital, are now going to be able to get their flu vaccination and the whooping cough vaccination at the same time.Read " Pregnant women can now get the flu and w…"
Today was the inquest of Dr Rebecca Ovenden, a talented and caring doctor, who was much-loved by all who knew her and worked with her at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.Read " Remembering Dr Rebecca Ovenden…"
The new modular outpatient buildings for orthopaedics and rheumatology are in the process of being craned in at the Derriford Hospital site.Read " New modular outpatient buildings craned …"
A Derriford Hospital team are due to attend an awards ceremony in London this week, having been shortlisted for their work on reducing hospital acquired thrombosis.Read " Good luck at the Anticoagulation Achieve…"
All four Trusts that provide acute hospital services in Devon have come together in a ground-breaking ‘mutual support agreement’ that will benefit the county’s patients.Read " Ground-breaking hospital collaboration w…"