“I’ve made history? Well I’m proud of that of course” … the words of 88-year-old Dennis Lyne, who was the first patient in Devon and Cornwall to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination today, following its clinical approval.Read " First patient in Devon and Cornwall rece…"
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The hospital is asking patients and their loved ones to record a short video messages or take photos of themselves holding a poster to send a message to those who cared for them.Read " Share your patient stories to fuel the t…"
Our Chief Exec Ann gives an update from Derriford Hosptial, thanking staff in our #1BigTeam for their hard work and the people of Plymouth for their compliance with Hands, Face, Space and lockdown measures.Read " Our Chief Exec Ann gives an update from …"
We are delighted to share the news that Dr Mark Hamilton will be joining us as our new Medical Director.Read " Mark Appointed as Medical Director…"
Due to a growing number of COVID patients and a need to ensure we can keep everyone safe we continue to temporarily pause non-critical inpatient surgery at Derriford Hospital. Any patients affected have been contacted directly. If you haven't heard from the hospital, please follow the instructions on your letter and attend as planned.Read " Planned surgery at Derriford Hospital: m…"
We are now pressing ahead with plans to improve care for those people who need urgent and emergency treatment, following a Government announcement that the Trust has been allocated funding to build a new Emergency Care facility at Derriford Hospital.Read " Trust allocated money to develop an urge…"
Statement following prosecution of the Trust for failure to comply with the Duty of CandourRead " Response to fine for failure to meet the…"
Our Director of Corporate Business is set to leave the Trust after nearly a decade of service.Read " Director of Corporate Business Set to Le…"
From Tuesday 1 September, NHS hospitals, clinics and healthcare centres across Devon will reintroduce parking charges for patients and visitors. Those entitled to free parking or concessions due to their condition or circumstances will continue to receive these.Read " Re-introduction of parking charges for p…"
We are delighted to have been awarded £4million to invest in upgrades as part of the Prime Minister's additional winter funding announcement.Read " Trust awarded £4million to upgrade facil…"