The Plymouth Raiders basketball team visited the Children’s Wards at Derriford Hospital earlier this week to meet patients and their families and spread some Christmas cheer.Read " Plymouth Raiders players bring Christmas…"
Latest News — articles for 2018
It is estimated that there are at least 71 million people with Hepatitis C infection worldwide, with 215,000 in the UK. Many of those infected with Hepatitis C in the UK are still undiagnosed, and others know they are infected but are reluctant to come forward for treatment, often due to misconceptions about what treatment entails.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth joins NHS …"
Staff are today celebrating after news came through that Plymouth has been awarded £30 million to build a new Urgent and Emergency Care Hub. A further £12million is being invested in new hi-tech scanners and histopathology across Devon and the south west.Read " Staff celebrate multi-million investment…"
The Gold Dust Appeal hosted a ‘See the Difference’ party on level 12 of Derriford Hospital yesterday.
The Gold Dust Appeal raised a staggering £125,000 to refurbish the level 12 concourse and Children’s Wards. The appeal was launched in late 2015 and was supported by people from around the community. Thanks to the dedication and generosity of supporters; Gold Dust hit its target ahead of plan.Read " Gold Dust Appeal celebrates success with…"
The Plymouth Hospitals Charity Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place today in the Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing.Read " Charity shines a light on this year’s ac…"
Twin sisters Jane Brown and Sharon Trafford have raised £2612.50 for the Neuroradiology Department at Derriford Hospital.Read " Jane completes Great West Run to say ‘th…"
As today marks the first anniversary for the Acute Assessment Unit (AAU), we reflect on some of its achievements over the past year.Read " First anniversary for Acute Assessment U…"
Kate Evans from Plymouth’s Water Babies has presented a cheque for £750 to the Central Delivery Suite at Derriford Hospital.Read " Water Babies donate £750 to Derriford's …"
A dementia screening app developed by two Plymouth psychologists has been named a winner at the world's largest healthcare awards programme, the HSJ Awards.Read " Dementia screening app wins national awa…"
The Forever Fred team have raised a fantastic £1,510 for the Snowdrop Appeal by hosting a successful prom and evening wear fashion show last month.
Forever Fred was set up by Joanne and Colin Smith, in memory of their son, Fred Neal Smith, who was sadly born too soon on 29 July 2017.Read " Fashion show for Forever Fred …"