Latest News — articles for July 2022

National leaders visit Plymouth

NHSE visitors with Trust team

National and regional NHS leaders visited Plymouth today as a part of a wider visit to Devon. The leaders – a group of Non-Executive Directors and Directors from NHS England – met and talked with staff at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust as well as with partners from Livewell Southwest and Plymouth City Council.

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Peninsula Paediatric Awards for Training Achievements sees multiple UHP colleagues win awards

The annual Peninsula Paediatric Awards for Training Achievements (PAFTAs) has seen multiple UHP colleagues take home awards for their outstanding contributions and exceptional hard work in working with children and young people across Devon & Cornwall.


Out of the 743 nominations, spanning across a range of departments and roles, we are delighted that we have 5 out of the 16 winners working with us here at UHP. The nominations are all submitted anonymously and often comprise of multiple entries from different colleagues, which enable the judges to get a real sense of how these individuals strive to be the best they can be, for both their colleagues and patients.

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MRI Entertainment System funded by charity reduces anxiety and enhances patient experience

Generous charitable funds from Plymouth Hospital Charity’s (PCH) priority fund along with a substantial memoriam donation from Phil Sanders, has allowed for the funding of the Siemens Nordic Comfort Solution Media System for the MRI department at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP). This recently acquired advanced media system has already enhanced patient experience during MRI scans, whilst also making for a calmer working environment for our colleagues.

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