We are delighted to announce today, as a special Christmas present for 10,000 children and families who use the service each year, our Gold Dust Appeal has reached its £100,000 target to refurbish the children’s wards and corridors at Derriford Hospital.Read " Thank you! - Target for Gold Dust Appeal…"
Latest News — articles for 2016
Last week, Brent Ward celebrated with patients, their loved ones and staff at a Christmas Afternoon Tea.Read " Brent Ward invites loved ones to Christm…"
A massive thank you to the people of Plymouth that got involved in a citywide book collection, which resulted in 660 brand new books being delivered to our children’s wards.Read " People of Plymouth come together and don…"
Local Water Babies have been busy making a splash for Derriford Hospital’s Maternity Unit and have raised a total of £500.00.Read " Local Water Babies raise £500.00 for Der…"
Patients undergoing cataract surgery at the REI in Derriford Hospital can now benefit from a revolutionary new computer assisted cataract surgery system.Read " New era in cataract surgery at the REI…"
The CQC follow-up inspection report into Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust shows a big improvement since last year. Plymouth Hospitals remains rated as Requires Improvement overall in the report published today, but the inspectors found that: “There had been progress in many of the areas where improvements had been required at the previous inspection.” (p2).Read " #bigimprovement in CQC Follow-up Inspect…"
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Reverend Andy Barton as our new Palliative Care and Oncology Chaplain from October 2016.Read " Appointment of Reverend Andy Barton as P…"
Mums-to-be who have previously had a caesarean section and are planning a vaginal birth this time are being invited to a midwife-led workshop to help them prepare for labour and birth.Read " Birth Following Caesarean Section worksh…"
Staff at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust are set to benefit from a new wellbeing hub, which takes a holistic focus on the physical and mental aspects of wellbeing.Read " Launch Week Announced for Staff Wellbein…"