We have had a busy month on our children’s wards with lots of exciting visits and generous donations. Each and every donation has helped to bring happiness to children who are in hospital over the Christmas period.Read " Festive visits to Derriford Hospital’s c…"
Latest News — articles for December 2018
Plymouth Albion’s First Team squad came to visit the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital last week.
The players came armed with gifts and toys which they handed out to bring smiles to children who are in hospital at Christmas time.Read " Plymouth Albion pay a visit to Derriford…"
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Rehabilitation Garden for patients and staff has been officially opened today by the ICU’s very own Pets as Therapy Dog, Hovis his younger brother, Therapy Dog in training, Harvey.Read " Intensive Care Rehab Garden opens to pat…"
We have had some wonderfully generous visitors to our children’s wards and Plym Children's Theatres so far this month. From the 29 Commando Regiment to Elf on a Shelf, the Children’s Wards have seen a fantastic selection of special guests in the lead up to Christmas.Read " Generous members of the community pay a …"
Academics and healthcare professionals from Plymouth have returned from a trip to Kenya as members of an orthopaedic surgical partnership helping patients to get back on their feet.Read " Orthopaedic project delivers vital help …"
Father Christmas may still be a way off but Plymouth Argyle players have been giving him a helping hand … generously delivering gifts to young patients at Derriford Hospital.Read " Green Army bring on the smiles at Derrif…"
It is with a mixture of sadness and delight we share news that Neil Kemsley, our Director of Finance, will leave us next summer. Neil will take up a new post as Director of Finance and Information at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust in July 2019.Read " Finance Director Set to Leave…"
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…"
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…"