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News From Around The Trust 

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Positive Results for Speech and Language Therapy Voice Clinic
30 July 2014
Patients suffering with voice problems were extremely happy with their voice therapy at Derriford Hospital, according to a recent survey.
 
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AGM2014: Taking A Look Back
25 July 2014
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is where Board members present the annual report and accounts, reflect the achievements of our staff in 2013/14.
 
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Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust shortlisted for a national WOW! Award
25 July 2014
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted for a national WOW! Award, which recognises the positive feedback we have received from patients about the fantastic work that is being done across the organisation.
 
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CQC Intelligent Monitoring Report for Plymouth Hospitals
24 July 2014
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published its latest Intelligent Monitoring Report for Plymouth Hospitals NHS 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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