Staff from our Plym Children’s Theatres have recently introduced a project within the Trust, aiming to improve the experience of children having surgery.Read " Thirst Project improves the experience o…"
Next week, three competitors from the south west will represent Team Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 21st World Transplant Games in Malaga.Read " Derriford transplant patients will fly t…"
Coming into hospital can be very daunting, especially for children. Thanks to the Charitable Funds Committee, an MRI play scanner is now available on our children’s wards, to prepare children for their MRI scans in a far less daunting environment.Read " MRI Play Scanner helps to alleviate stre…"
Our Safer Staffing and HealthRoster teams at Derriford Hospital have been shortlisted as finalists in the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) Awards for the ‘Capsticks Award for Innovation in HR’ category.Read " Hospital staffing project team shortlist…"
This month features an update on the post-surgery quality of life improvement programme, as well as a celebration of Research, Development and Innovation's latest achievements.Read " News from Research, Development and Inno…"
It is an absolute pleasure to announce that one of our most highly committed and dedicated volunteers, Vera Mitchell, has been appointed MBE by the Queen in the Birthday Honours List in recognition of her services to NHS patients in Plymouth.Read " Dedicated hospital volunteer recognised …"
Derriford Hospital's Emergency Department has opened a new clinical research study which could transform patient experience of the way serious nose bleeds are treated.Read " Derriford Hospital opens nose bleed trea…"
Sixteen nurses from across the south west have taken part in the first oncology degree module held at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.Read " Derriford and university team up to deli…"
The Physiotherapy team at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been successful in their efforts to reduce the length of stay for patients, by introducing a late shift within the Emergency Department.Read " Introducing late Physiotherapy shift in…"
Our children’s wards have received a special gift, kindly donated by the Children’s Happy Hospital Fund (CHHF).Read " Model rabbit alleviates stress for patie…"