Congratulations to our anaesthetic team who have been re-accredited under the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) schemeRead " UHP anaesthetists rewarded for high qual…"
11 patients from Plymouth have been awarded medals which recognise people living with type 1 diabetes for between 50 and 70 years.
A selection of medals are awarded by Diabetes UK to patients in recognition of the courage and perseverance that comes with living with diabetes for over 50, 60 and 70 years. The medals each represent one of the founding fathers of Diabetes UK.Read " Significant milestone medals presented …"
Around 200 guests gathered in Plymouth for University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust’s (UHP) first Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) symposium last week.
The event saw colleagues from across the south west visiting Derriford Hospital to hear examples of service transformation across a range of clinical specialties.Read " GIRFT symposium highlights improvements …"
The Rotary Club of Yelverton has donated a total of £300 to Plymouth Hospitals Charity. The money raised will be shared equally between the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Centre at Derriford Hospital and the Triangle Centre in Tavistock.
Past president of the Rotary Club, Sandra Dineley-Jones was diagnosed with squamous cell rectal cancer, a rare form of cancer for which she has undergone 6 weeks of daily chemotherapy and radiotherapy and now awaits her prognosis.Read " Plymouth cancer support centres benefit …"
The Minor Injuries service at Tavistock Hospital will reopen in the new year of 2020.Read " Update on Tavistock MIU…"
The Maternity team at University Hospitals Plymouth were delighted to host a visit from the Senior Midwifery Advisor to the Chair and Chief Executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, during Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019.Read " Maternity team welcomes senior NMC advis…"
We've got a tracker on Hovis ... and look what a difference he makesRead " Hovis The Therapy Dog Joins Scan4Safety…"
A group of friends from Cornwall have spent a weekend taking on the ultimate Dartmoor challenge in aid of the maternity and fertility departments at Derriford Hospital.Read " The ‘Lanson Boys’ Dartmoor challenge rai…"
An update from the NHS in Devon regarding the response to the A385 incident.Read " Update on A385 Incident - Monday 7 Octob…"
Our staff at Derriford Hospital continue to be extremely busy following yesterday's incident in which a double-decker bus overturned on the A385.Read " Update on response to A385 incident…"