The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University Hospitals Plymouth have launched an initiative to encourage more parents to have skin-to-skin contact with their babies during their stay in hospital, as part of celebrating International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day this month.Read " Initiative to encourage more cuddles for…"
Latest News — articles for May 2022
‘Creating Space: Story, Reflection and Practice in Healthcare Chaplaincy’ is the newly published book written by University Hospitals Plymouth’s chaplains Sacha Pearce and Jan Collis. Created initially in the 2020, the book is inspired by the pairs’ experience with pastoral care and is a reflection of the work they do as chaplains and the stories they have gathered along the way.Read " Derriford chaplains write new book about…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is pleased to have secured planning permission on two major developments that will see more than £140m invested in the region’s largest acute hospital.Read " Planning permission granted for major he…"
Just three months after being implemented, accufusers have saved 75 bed days at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP).Read " Medical antibiotic pump saves 75 hospita…"
A radio frequency identification (RFID) system at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) has won ‘Best Global Implementation in Healthcare’ at the international renowned RFID Journal Awards.Read " Pioneering RFID Project at University Pl…"
Injured women are half as likely as men to receive the life-saving drug tranexamic acid (TXA) even though the treatment is equally effective regardless of sex, according to new research in the British Journal of Anaesthesia.Read " Injured women half as likely as men to r…"
We have carried out a rigorous self-assessment of our position against the seven immediate and essential actions set out in the interim Ockenden report. We are making good progress and report regularly through our internal governance structure and publicly to Board.Read " Progress Update on our Compliance with t…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) is celebrating being top of the leader board as the highest recruiting large acute trust for commercial studies in the country.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth is top UK …"
During recent months, the garden behind the Post Graduate Medical Centre at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) has undergone a remarkable makeover.
With donations received during the pandemic, Plymouth Hospitals Charity has funded the building of this new, serene garden. The main drive behind this special space is for colleagues to be able to reflect, refresh and destress - in turn, ensuring they can deliver the best patient care possible.Read " Our Breathing Space Garden for colleague…"