Staff have been busy baking for today’s Halloween-themed cake sale, to raise money to buy Christmas presents for their patients.Read " Spooky cake sale for patient Christmas p…"
Latest News — articles for October 2017
Lord Patrick Carter of Coles has been charged by the government to help improve efficiency across the NHS. In 2016, he produced a paper: Operational Productivity and Performance in English NHS acute hospitals: Unwarranted Variation.Read " Plymouth team share innovative electroni…"
Following a successful event in the summer, fertility specialists from the South West Centre for Reproductive Medicine (SWCRM), based in Derriford Hospital, will again host an open evening, aimed at those who are thinking of starting a family but who have concerns or worries about their fertility.Read " Are you thinking of trying to start a fa…"
A patient decided to thank staff at Derriford Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for ‘saving her life’, by holding a charity disco at her local social club.Read " “I wanted to say thank you for saving my…"
Last weekend saw Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust staff take part in the Tour de Moor to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.Read " Well done to Tour de Moor cyclists…"
On Wednesday staff and patients gathered together to officially open Rowan House, following the relocation of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s Dermatology and Pain Management services.Read " Official Opening of Rowan House…"
Patients rate their overall experience of Derriford’s Emergency Department as “good”, a national survey has revealed.Read " Patients continue to rate Derriford’s Em…"
Professor Syed Hussain, Chair in Oncology and Consultant in Medical Oncology at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, discusses a potential new treatment for bladder cancer and explains why tackling the disease is so important.Read " New treatments and raising awareness of …"
A Derriford consultant is involved in research into glioblastoma, the most common malign brain tumour in adults, which currently has no cure.Read " Research to explore the development of d…"
Colleagues, friends and loved ones gathered together to surprise midwife, Linda Taylor, who finished her final hospital shift within the Maternity Unit at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, yesterday morning.Read " Plymouth midwife who delivered first Der…"