The fourth Bladder and Bowel Event (BABE) is set to take place on Saturday 10 September 2016. BABEs are aimed at supporting people with bladder and bowel problems and are organised by staff from our colorectal and uro-gynae teams.Read " Diary Date: Forthcoming Bladder and Bowe…"
Latest News — articles for August 2016
During the first week of September, three brave members of the Devonport Royal Swimming Club will be challenging themselves and swimming the Channel as a relay, raising funds for the Spring Intensive Care Charity at Derriford Hospital.Read " The Devonport Ninjas prepare to test the…"
A team of researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, has received funding of £154,000 from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme, to carry out a systematic review of research to see if and how physical activity and exercise could help those with alcohol and substance use disorders.Read " Could physical activity be good for alco…"
The hard work and commitment of our urogynaecology staff has been recognised with the department receiving formal recognition from the British Society of Urogynaecology.Read " Committed urogynaecology staff achieve p…"
Standards of cleanliness at Derriford Hospital have been rated as 98%, according to a report published today by the NHS Commissioning Board.Read " Patient-led assessment finds good standa…"
Team Plymouth scooped a total of 25 medals at this year’s Westfield Health British Transplant Games – a great effort and five more gold medals than last year.Read " SW Competitors triumph at British Transp…"
We have received many positive comments following the launch of our #letsbeopen campaign, which saw all of our adult inpatient wards, with the exception of critical care and maternity, open their doors from 1 August between the hours of 07:30 and 22:00.Read " Positive feedback in support of #letsbeo…"