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CQC Inpatient Survey
21 May 2015
According to the latest independent survey, the majority of patients treated at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust feel that during their time in hospital they were well looked after by hospital staff.
HCA celebration event
Our Health Care Assistants celebrate success!
21 May 2015
On Monday 18th May, an awards ceremony was held at Derriford Health and Leisure Centre for the Health Care Assistants (HCAs) who have completed either a Level 2 (L2) or Level 3 (L3) Diploma in Progression Award.
Fines for service delivery for 2014/15
18 May 2015
In 2014/15, we paid fines of £4.8m. We received £2.89m in compensation.
Research and Development team
Plymouth Hospitals’ Research and Development Team bring shoppers to a standstill with their flash mob
18 May 2015
Our Research and Development Team brought city centre shoppers to a standstill on Saturday with a flash mob, bringing together the eight pieces of the jigsaw to read ‘research puzzles it out’, to raise awareness of health research.
Cancelled Operations
15 May 2015
Our statement about cancelled operations for the quarter January - March 2015
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Plymouth Hospitals' Research and Development to take their work out to the city centre
13 May 2015
If you’re in the city centre this weekend, look out for members of our Research and Development Team who will be raising awareness of health research and offering passers-by the opportunity to get involved in a clinical trial simulation.
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Family thank Hexworthy staff for the wonderful care received
08 May 2015
The daughters of a patient that sadly died on Monday 4 May, on Hexworthy Ward, have paid a visit to the ward staff, to thank them for the excellent care that their mother received whilst in hospital.
Starlight Children's Foundation
Starlight create laughter throughout our children’s wards
06 May 2015
The Starlight Children's Foundation brought a big dose of sunshine to poorly children at Derriford Hospital today (Wednesday 6 May), when its amazing Storytellers Tour paid a visit.
Physiotherapists take the title
Physiotherapists Take The Title
01 May 2015
The Physiotherapy Department fought off tough competition from Trust colleagues to claim this year’s Half Marathon Staff Cup Challenge
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Mustard Tree volunteer, Muriel, to receive national award
01 May 2015
Muriel Blackledge, Volunteer Public Collection Officer and Fundraiser in the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Centre to receive a national award.
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