The fourth Bladder and Bowel Event (BABE) is set to take place on Saturday 10 September 2016. BABEs are aimed at supporting people with bladder and bowel problems and are organised by staff from our colorectal and uro-gynae teams.Read " Diary Date: Forthcoming Bladder and Bowe…"
Latest News — articles for 2016
During the first week of September, three brave members of the Devonport Royal Swimming Club will be challenging themselves and swimming the Channel as a relay, raising funds for the Spring Intensive Care Charity at Derriford Hospital.Read " The Devonport Ninjas prepare to test the…"
A team of researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, has received funding of £154,000 from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme, to carry out a systematic review of research to see if and how physical activity and exercise could help those with alcohol and substance use disorders.Read " Could physical activity be good for alco…"
Standards of cleanliness at Derriford Hospital have been rated as 98%, according to a report published today by the NHS Commissioning Board.Read " Patient-led assessment finds good standa…"
From Monday 1 August 2016, all of our adult inpatient wards, with the exception of critical care and maternity, will be open between the hours of 07:30 and 22:00.Read " Our Visitors’ Charter gets signed in pre…"
We have put in place contingency plans for the forthcoming industrial action by junior doctors scheduled for Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April 2016.Read " Junior Doctors’ Industrial Action (26-27…"
Derriford Hospital is experiencing an extreme level of demand on its services.Read " Sustained level of demand on hospital…"
Our latest statement following the train incident yesterday.Read " Train incident at Plymouth station…"
The Trust has been running different initiatives as part of our Making Mealtimes Matter campaign, which has been organised to coincide with Nutrition and Hydration Week.Read " Staff celebrate Making Mealtimes Matter …"
Taking part in health research comes highly recommended by patients in the South West who felt valued and well looked after as study participants. The findings of the second annual Patient Experience Questionnaire (PEQ) survey carried out by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network: South West Peninsula found that patients taking part in studies viewed their experience very positively.Read " Resounding South West patient support fo…"