University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is to receive part of a £15 million government fund to support patients experiencing mental health crises.Read " Funding for a new facility at University…"
Latest News — articles for May 2018
The children’s wards at Derriford Hospital have received a donation, following a fundraising event held by a local gym.Read " Boxing spar-a-thon raises money for Chil…"
This year the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday. We thought a great way to celebrate it would be to hold an Open Day at Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing on Saturday 16 June 2018 (10.00-14.00).Read " #NHS70Plymouth Open Day…"
Seven year old Lola decided to get her hair cut for the first time and in doing so, wanted to raise some money for the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital.Read " Lola’s first haircut raises money for ch…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust’s Renal and Transplant Unit has been placed fourth best in the country for ‘Overall Patient Experience’ as part of a national patient survey.Read " Patients vote Renal and Transplant Unit …"
Each year on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day is held to commemorate James Lind, a Scottish physician in the 18th century, having begun his trials into the causes of scurvy. As this day approaches, Professor Syed Hussain reflects back on his first year working with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, discussing his current research into bladder cancer treatments, and why clinical trials so are important to the people of Plymouth.Read " “Clinical trials mean that we have speci…"
We are delighted to announce that our Head of Nursing (Cancer and End of Life), Sian Dennison has been shortlisted to represent the South West in a prestigious competition to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS.Read " Sian Dennison shortlisted in prestigious…"
Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, officially opened the University of Plymouth’s multimillion pound Derriford Research Facility yesterday, at an event attended by a number of research clinicians from University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.Read " Trust celebrates launch of Derriford Res…"
Last Friday, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust celebrated International Nurses Day, in advance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on 12 May. In addition to hosting a variety of stands in the main concourse, staff gathered to surprise two winners of our International Nurses Day awards. Yesterday, the third and final winner received their award. Now, we can finally reveal that the winner of Health/Maternity Care Assistant of the Year goes to …Read " Health Care Assistant of the Year Announ…"
Today, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust celebrated International Nurses Day, in advance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on 12 May. In addition to hosting a variety of stands in the main concourse, staff gathered to surprise the winners of our International Nurses Day awards. We can now reveal the winners for both Nurse and Midwife of the Year …Read " International Nurses Day Award Winners A…"