NHS Improvement has appointed Helen Teague as a new Non-Executive Director at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, with effect from Saturday 1 June 2019.Read " New Non-Executive Director announced…"
Latest News — articles for May 2019
We are delighted the inspectors saw for themselves “a supportive and friendly culture within the department which was centred on the needs of patients” and that the “emergency department had a committed and well-motivated leadership team.”Read " CQC Inspection of Emergency Department…"
Lucy Byrne has raised nearly £10,000 for Plymouth Hospitals Charity.
Lucy held a ball in February on behalf of her friend, Freya King, to raise money for Birch, Bracken and Lynher wards.Read " Charity ball raises £9,900 for Derriford…"
Parkinson’s does not define Michael Broad – he’s been a keen photographer, climber and cyclist, and has enrolled in many online courses to improve his knowledge of the condition. And since being diagnosed in 2013 he has taken part in a number of clinical trials to help find ways of alleviating symptoms and slowing progression of Parkinson’s, most recently PD-STAT led by the University of Plymouth.Read " Why get involved in clinical trials? Rea…"
An outreach cancer support programme, run by the Mustard Tree Macmillan Cancer Support Centre to support prisoners at HMP Dartmoor, has won an award from the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).Read " Cancer support team win national award f…"
The eleventh Bladder and Bowel Event (BABE) is set to take place on Wednesday 12 June 2019. BABEs are aimed at supporting people with bladder and bowel problems and are organised by staff from our colorectal, urological and gynaecological teams.Read " Diary Date: Forthcoming Bladder and Bowe…"
Two University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust research colleagues are celebrating having recently won awards.Read " Trust research staff celebrate award win…"
The Primrose Foundation have funded a new, state of the art, ultrasound machine at Derriford Hospital, thanks to the incredible fund raising efforts of its supporters. The machine, costing over £50,000, will help to reduce waiting times at the Primrose Breast Care Centre by enabling more patients to be scanned in a shorter time frame.Read " New ultrasound machine will cut waiting …"
Josiah Carter from Newton Ferrers has donated a staggering £6,710 to the Mustard Tree after shaving off his hair to raise money for the Macmillan Cancer Support Centre at Derriford Hospital.Read " Josiah donates over £6,000 to the Mustar…"