Plymouth Children’s Theatres have set up a dedicated Facebook page to capture the experience of children’s teddies brought into hospital.Read " Teddies in the spotlight in children’s t…"
Latest News — articles for 2017
On Thursday 15th June 2017, an awards ceremony was held at Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing for Assistant Practitioners (APs) who have completed their training.Read " Assistant Practitioners come together to…"
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…"
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 …"
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…"
Patients and visitors to Derriford Hospital have been receiving a welcome of a different kind from a recent recruit to the Hartor ward team.Read " Therapy Dog Henry’s a hit on Hartor…"
The latest independent survey has found that the majority of patients treated at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust feel that they were well looked after by hospital staff, during their time in hospital.Read " Derriford patients report being well loo…"