Our Chief Nurse Greg Dix is set to leave Plymouth to join Cwm Taf University Health Board.Read " Chief Nurse Set to Leave…"
The maternity care at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust continues to be highly rated by mothers, according to a national survey published today. In some areas, our Trust has been rated as one of the top performing nationally.Read " Maternity care continues to be highly ra…"
University Hospitals Plymouth and Livewell Southwest celebrated yesterday as the first cohort of Trainee Nursing Associates from both organisations registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).Read " Devon’s first cohort of Trainee Nursing …"
The tenth Bladder and Bowel Event (BABE) is set to take place on Friday 08 February 2019. BABEs are aimed at supporting people with bladder and bowel problems and are organised by staff from our colorectal, urological and gynaecological teams.Read " Diary Date: Forthcoming Bladder and Bowe…"
Generous 23 year-old Ria Melvin from Essex has raised over £10,000 for Moorgate Ward at Derriford Hospital.
Just before Christmas, on 23 December 2018, Ria suffered a stroke whilst she was on holiday in Devon with her family. After several scans at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, it was discovered that the stroke was caused by an underlying tumour. When the tumour was discovered, Ria was transferred to Derriford Hospital’s specialist Neurosurgery Centre, currently based on Moorgate Ward, and underwent surgery to remove the tumour.Read " Ria Melvin raises over £10,000 for Neuro…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust staff have been celebrated for their support of those with learning disabilities.Read " Hospital staff celebrated for championin…"
We have had a busy month on our children’s wards with lots of exciting visits and generous donations. Each and every donation has helped to bring happiness to children who are in hospital over the Christmas period.Read " Festive visits to Derriford Hospital’s c…"
The Safeguarding Team at University Hospitals Plymouth have presented a donation to the Plymouth Domestic Violence Service (PDAS) women’s refuge.Read " Safeguarding team donate to Plymouth Dom…"
Plymouth Albion’s First Team squad came to visit the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital last week.
The players came armed with gifts and toys which they handed out to bring smiles to children who are in hospital at Christmas time.Read " Plymouth Albion pay a visit to Derriford…"