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News From Around The Trust 

HCA Course Tutors
Celebrating our Health Care Assistants
31 October 2014
On Monday 27th October, an awards ceremony was held at Derriford Health and Leisure Centre for the Health Care Assistants (HCA’s) who have completed a Level 2 (L2) Diploma in Progression Award.
 
Turf Cutting
Work for the new helipad begins!
30 October 2014
The construction of our new helipad at Derriford Hospital has now begun, with the turf cutting ceremony happening today.
 
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Project SEARCH Derriford shortlisted for top award
23 October 2014
A supported internship programme, based at Derriford Hospital, that supports young adults with learning disabilities to gain paid employment, has been confirmed as a finalist for a top award.
 
Snugglies
Can you help to make more Snugglies?
22 October 2014
Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is looking for volunteers to help them make more ‘snugglies’ to keep up with the high demand.
 
Memorial Garden
Works to start on baby memorial garden at Derriford Hospital
21 October 2014
A memorial garden is set to be built at Derriford Hospital for those who have experienced the loss of a baby.
 
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HIV kits trial in Plymouth first of its kind
21 October 2014
Sexual health doctors in Plymouth have been successful in securing more than £21,000 to launch a brand new service for home HIV testing.
 
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One of the most common flu myths is BUSTED in latest video
21 October 2014
In our latest Flu Fighters video, Dr Richard Johnston, Consultant Occupational Health Physician, dispels one of the most common flu myths – “having the vaccination gives you the virus”.
 
20 October 2014
Radiographers take industrial action
20 October 2014
The Society of Radiographers take industrial action
 
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Derriford doctors host a successful cancer study day
17 October 2014
Consultants from Derriford Hospital recently hosted a study day for specialists in the region, which focused on lung cancer and mesothelioma.
 
Fundraiser of the Year
Immunology Nurse awarded ‘Fundraiser of the Year’
17 October 2014
Sister Jane Gilliam, who works within Immunology and Allergy Speciality at Derriford Hospital, has been awarded ‘Fundraiser of the Year’ in the inaugural Woolwell Business and Community Awards on September 19th 2014.
 
 
 
 
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