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News From Around The Trust 

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Derriford Doctor to re-run his commando test for a charity close to his heart
18 September 2014
A consultant anaesthetist from Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, will take on a challenge in a couple of weeks when he re-runs his commando test.
 
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Visit from the Red Cross Toyota College of Nursing
18 September 2014
A group of student nurses from the Red Cross Toyota College of Nurses in Japan, visited Derriford Hospital yesterday as part of their annual trip to Plymouth.
 
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The Curvy Mums Service meeting the needs of our expectant mums
17 September 2014
The Curvy Mums Service is meeting the needs of our expectant mums-to-be by changing the way some of them have their appointments with us.
 
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Conference will look at the research journey
12 September 2014
Healthcare professionals and academic researchers will have the opportunity to listen to talks from various research teams at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and its research partners later this month.
 
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Join us in our Autumn Walk for Wards
12 September 2014
Staff, family, friends and supporters are warmly invited to join Plymouth Hospitals Charity's Autumn 'Walk for Wards'. Come along and raise money for the ward or department of your choice.
 
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Lights, Camera, Action on Pressure Ulcers
11 September 2014
Nursing staff at Derriford Hospital have starred in their own video to raise awareness of pressure ulcer prevention.
 
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The Curvy Mums Service
10 September 2014
A new antenatal service called ‘The Curvy Mums Service’ is launching tomorrow at Derriford Hospital and is for expectant mothers with a BMI of 35+. This service is brand new and a first for Plymouth.
 
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Ann is Honoured to Receive Doctorate
10 September 2014
Ann James, Chief Executive of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, will receive a special honour during the Plymouth University graduations later this month.
 
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Laryngectomy Health & Wellbeing Event
08 September 2014
Staff from Derriford Hospital will be on hand to support the Laryngectomy Health & Wellbeing Event, which is taking place on Friday 24th October, between 10:30am – 15:30pm at The Plymouth Life Centre.
 
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Staff nurse presented with life-saving commendation
05 September 2014
Today’s board meeting at Derriford Hospital started with something a little different. Staff nurse Madeleine El-Zein was presented with a Royal Humane Society Certificate of Commendation by Chairman Richard Crompton and former patient Alan Davies.
 
 
 
 
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