We are now able to offer restricted viewings (no more than two visitors) for families of the deceased during the Medical Examiner opening hours (09:30 – 16:00).Read " Changes to Viewings for Deceased Patient…"
Latest News — articles for 2020
Plymouth Hospitals Charity has awarded £500 to help transform a small garden space at Rowan House. Healthcare Assistant, Judith Bywater has been busy brightening up a grey, concrete courtyard and is transforming it into a mini haven for staff and patients.Read " Plymouth Hospitals Charity funds hospita…"
In recent months the Covid19 pandemic and the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has focused global attention on health inequalities and systemic racial discrimination.
Sir Simon Stevens CEO of NHS England issued a personal message which contained these words:
“ ... if we are honest with ourselves, the NHS as an embedded part of society is both part of the problem and part of the solution”
Within that context and within the spirit of Sir Simon’s message the Board of University Hospitals Plymouth wish to make the following statement.Read " UHP Board's statement on racism and disc…"
We have opened a rehab therapy gym for patients in a bay on Stannon Ward. Patients from different areas of the hospital will be able to come to the gym and use it as part of their therapy. There will be seven or eight sessions per day as well as some socially-distanced group exercises. Patients have already been having fun in the gym, helping them recover and get home.Read " Therapy gym opens patients on Stannon Wa…"
Christine spent three months in Intensive Care when she was taken ill with COVID-19. This week, our ICU #RehabLegend team have thrown her aparty, as she leaves intensive care.Read " ICU celebrates Christine leaving the uni…"
The NHS has published the results from the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2019. University Hospitals Plymouth has scored 8.9 out of 10 by cancer patients.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth receives o…"
Today, the Care Quality Commission has published the results from the 2019 Adult Inpatient Survey. This survey aims to explore the care experience of patients who have been admitted to hospital in the different acute trusts in England.Read " Derriford Hospital inpatients highly val…"
Squad members from the Pilgrims' 2016/17 League Two promotion-winning campaign have auctioned their match-worn shirts in aid of Plymouth Hospitals Charity.
The iconic white away shirt with the green band was recently voted the winner of the 'World Cup of Kits' on the club's official Twitter account - which gave Pilgrims midfielder Antoni Sarcevic an idea.Read " Plymouth Argyle auction iconic match-wor…"
The Clinical Director of Cardiology has urged the public to seek urgent medical attention without delay, should they or a loved one experience serious cardiac symptoms.Read " Derriford’s Lead Cardiologist urges fast…"
Are you or a loved one due to come into Derriford Hospital or are you visiting one of our other clinics for an appointment? If so, please read this leaflet this leaflet carefully so you can be reassured that we are doing everything we can to help you stay as safe as possible in hospital and you know what to expect. The NHS is still here for you.Read " Information for patients attending a hos…"