Seven year old Lola decided to get her hair cut for the first time and in doing so, wanted to raise some money for the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital.Read " Lola’s first haircut raises money for ch…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust’s Renal and Transplant Unit has been placed fourth best in the country for ‘Overall Patient Experience’ as part of a national patient survey.Read " Patients vote Renal and Transplant Unit …"
Each year on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day is held to commemorate James Lind, a Scottish physician in the 18th century, having begun his trials into the causes of scurvy. As this day approaches, Professor Syed Hussain reflects back on his first year working with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, discussing his current research into bladder cancer treatments, and why clinical trials so are important to the people of Plymouth.Read " “Clinical trials mean that we have speci…"
We are delighted to announce that our Head of Nursing (Cancer and End of Life), Sian Dennison has been shortlisted to represent the South West in a prestigious competition to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS.Read " Sian Dennison shortlisted in prestigious…"
Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, officially opened the University of Plymouth’s multimillion pound Derriford Research Facility yesterday, at an event attended by a number of research clinicians from University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.Read " Trust celebrates launch of Derriford Res…"
Last Friday, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust celebrated International Nurses Day, in advance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on 12 May. In addition to hosting a variety of stands in the main concourse, staff gathered to surprise two winners of our International Nurses Day awards. Yesterday, the third and final winner received their award. Now, we can finally reveal that the winner of Health/Maternity Care Assistant of the Year goes to …Read " Health Care Assistant of the Year Announ…"
Today, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust celebrated International Nurses Day, in advance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on 12 May. In addition to hosting a variety of stands in the main concourse, staff gathered to surprise the winners of our International Nurses Day awards. We can now reveal the winners for both Nurse and Midwife of the Year …Read " International Nurses Day Award Winners A…"
We are delighted to announce that four representatives from University Hospitals Plymouth have been nominated in the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. The nominations were put forward local MPs, including Plymouth MP, Johnny Mercer.Read " Four representatives from University Hos…"
An award winning project that supports young adults with learning disabilities to find and keep paid employment is seeking interns for its next course, starting in September 2018.Read " Award Winning Project is Seeking Interns…"
Local Co-op stores have raised over £2,000 towards the Snowdrop Appeal, which aims to support bereaved parents at Derriford Hospital.Read " Co-op raise over £2,000 for Snowdrop App…"