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…"
Latest News — articles for 2022
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…"
A project to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to manage their care from home via pioneering technology has received a funding boost of nearly £500,000.Read " Half a million to further fund digital i…"
South West Blood Bikes is a remarkable Plymouth-based service run by volunteers who use their advanced motorcycle skills in providing an out of hours service to support NHS Trusts to transport essential urgent supplies such as blood, pathology samples, medication, medical equipment and notes and occasionally donor breast milk to the NHS hospitals and hospices throughout Devon and beyond.Read " The superstars behind South West Blood B…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is proud to announce it has become the first of five services nationally to achieve full accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians for liver services. The Improving Quality in Liver Services (IQILS) achievement ensures services are improved for patients with liver disease.Read " South West Liver Unit improves care for …"
To coincide with Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, University Hospitals Plymouth released its first episode of UHP TV which focused on the innovative use of robotics in surgery. As part of the programme, 72-year-old Clive Horsnell returned to the operating theatre to thank Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Sebastian Smolarek, for his life-saving surgery.Read " Clive returns to thank surgeon as UHP TV…"
Patients with Parkinson’s disease are being given life-changing smart watches that allow doctors to remotely assess their condition in a pioneering project to revolutionise NHS care.Read " Parkinson’s Patients Benefit From Revolu…"
Ahead of Easter, University Hospitals Plymouth is reminding people who attend the Emergency Department that they will be assessed and may be encouraged to use a minor injury unit or call 111 instead, during the long bank holiday weekend.Read " Help us help those most in need this Eas…"
A man who spent two months on Derriford’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), has returned to say thank you almost 18 years later.Read " Derriford NICU baby returns 18 years lat…"