Latest News — articles for December 2019
Hundreds of brave swimmers will take to the waves at Wembury beach on 01 January 2020 to raise money for Plymouth Hospitals Charity. 85-year-old Terry Clarke, from Wembury, is a passionate fundraiser who organises the fancy dress swim every year.Read " New Year swim to raise money for tiny ba…"
Friday 15 November marked a very special day for hundreds of fundraisers, parents and the neonatal team at Derriford Hospital. The 'Keep Me Close' parental accommodation for parents whose babies are in the care of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was officially opened.Read " Keep Me Close accommodation opens for Pl…"
Patients of Plym Children’s Theatres at Derriford Hospital were treated to a special visit from Santa after a large donation of LEGO was received.Read " Children having surgery given LEGO by Fa…"
Nobody wants their children to have a stay in hospital, and that’s particularly true during the festive season, when families long to spend time at home together.Read " Young football fans treated to hospital …"
A couple from Plymouth have launched a charity which will support bereaved parents who have suffered neonatal loss or stillbirth.Read " Kind-hearted couple launch charity in me…"
Congratulations to our anaesthetic team who have been re-accredited under the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) schemeRead " UHP anaesthetists rewarded for high qual…"
11 patients from Plymouth have been awarded medals which recognise people living with type 1 diabetes for between 50 and 70 years.
A selection of medals are awarded by Diabetes UK to patients in recognition of the courage and perseverance that comes with living with diabetes for over 50, 60 and 70 years. The medals each represent one of the founding fathers of Diabetes UK.Read " Significant milestone medals presented …"