The Trust has been running different initiatives as part of our Making Mealtimes Matter campaign, which has been organised to coincide with Nutrition and Hydration Week.Read " Staff celebrate Making Mealtimes Matter …"
Latest News — articles for March 2016
Taking part in health research comes highly recommended by patients in the South West who felt valued and well looked after as study participants. The findings of the second annual Patient Experience Questionnaire (PEQ) survey carried out by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network: South West Peninsula found that patients taking part in studies viewed their experience very positively.Read " Resounding South West patient support fo…"
A blood conservation project for people undergoing operations is being rolled out across Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust because of benefits to patients as well as cost savings. The cell salvage project has been running since 2008 with proven health benefits to patients and cost benefits for our Trust. It involves collecting and reusing blood that a patient loses during a procedure.
Read " Blood salvage technique is big success a…"
Leading health researchers – including two from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust - have had their significant contribution to commercial research in the NHS recognised by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).Read " Plymouth health researchers commended fo…"
Researchers at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have played a key role in two major, national trials which will change treatment for mothers-to-be.Read " Pregnancy research at Derriford in inter…"
Congratulations to the Rheumatology Team at Derriford Hospital, who run Direct Access that was runner up for Best Practice in this year’s British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) and Musculoskeletal Health Awards.Read " Congratulations to our rheumatology team…"