Pregnant women and people receiving their maternity care from University Hospitals Plymouth will become the first in the UK to be routinely offered a test for group B Streptococcus (GBS), as part of an important new research study.Read " Pregnant women in Plymouth will be first…"
Latest News — articles for October 2021
An Honorary Consultant Neurologist at University Hospitals Plymouth has been honoured with a national award recognising her research.Read " Parkinson's expert honoured with nationa…"
Over two million women are screened for breast cancer every year in the UK. As it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Day, we would like to highlight how easy it is to arrange a Breast Screening appointment. Breast Screening saves the lives of about 1,300 women every year in this country.Read " How breast screening saves over 1,300 li…"
As numbers of Covid-19 cases in the South West continue to rise, Derriford hospital has made additional capacity available, and now has 54 beds set aside for patients with Covid.Read " Hospital busy with Covid-19 and Emergenc…"
Donations made to support the NHS during the COVID 19 pandemic are reaching local communities across the county.
Eight local organisations are receiving a share of £534,639 allocated to Devon as part of the NHS Charities Together Community Partnership Grants Programme - formed as a result of NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal launched in March 2020.
Read " Public donations help local communities …"
Three members of Trust staff have appeared in a musical film tribute to those who lost their lives during the pandemic.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth staff in m…"
A former patient who received treatment from the dermatology department at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is gifting an apple tree to say thank you for the care they received.Read " Former patient to plant piece of history…"
Tavistock Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) will be temporarily closed and re-open Saturday 16 October, due to short-term staffing shortages at the Cumberland Urgent Treatment Centre and Kingsbridge (MIU). Available staff from Tavistock MIU have been redistributed to Cumberland Centre UTC and Kingsbridge MIU.Read " Temporary closure of Tavistock MIU until…"
Researchers in Plymouth are looking for 60 women from the local area who have been suffering with pelvic girdle pain for three months or more since childbirth to take part in a new study testing customised pelvic support shorts as an innovative alternative treatment.Read " Plymouth women suffering from pelvic gir…"
Professor Bridie Kent has been named a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.Read " Stalwart of nursing receives profession’…"