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News From Around The Trust 

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Open Door event shortlisted for prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare Award
23 July 2014
An extremely popular event, which saw Derriford Hospital opening its doors to the local community for the first time in more than a decade, has been shortlisted for a national award.
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Learning and Development Team shortlisted for prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare Award
22 July 2014
A successful project to deliver training and support development of staff at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
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Volunteer Lee called to Commonwealth Games
18 July 2014
Lee Fergusson, an Audit and Information Facilitator at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is thrilled to have now been given the opportunity to volunteer in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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Think Pink - Stop Red - Prevent Pressure Ulcers
17 July 2014
Our Tissue Viability Team have been wearing their pink t-shirts and hosting a series of events across Derriford Hospital this week to encourage people to ‘Stop the Pressure’.
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Teams look to improve access to hospital follow-up appointments when patients want them
09 July 2014
Patient-Initiated Clinics provide a person-centred approach valued by patients and clinical staff
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New app widens opportunities for dementia assessment
09 July 2014
A team of clinicians from Plymouth, UK, and Sydney, Australia, have today (Wednesday 9th July 2014 UK, Thursday 10th July Australia) launched ACEmobile - a free-to-use app to support the assessment of dementia, worldwide.
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Organ donation saves lives: a living donor's story
08 July 2014
During National Transplant Week 2014 living donor Martin Boughen shares his story and why organ dination saves lives
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Intern Named Pluss Achiever of the Year
04 July 2014
A Project SEARCH graduate intern has picked up his third award.
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True Blue for Derriford as National Infection Control Rating Corrected
01 July 2014
Derriford Hospital has had its infection control rating changed to blue, after officials recognised that the red rating previously given earlier this week was wrong.
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Plymouth Hospitals Named Pluss' Employer of the Year
27 June 2014
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has today been awarded “Employer of the Year 2014” at the Pluss Disability Confident event.
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