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News From Around The Trust 

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There are many ways to get in touch…
24 April 2015
We are committed to providing a high quality service for all our patients, and will do everything possible to make sure that your visit or stay in hospital is satisfactory.
The countdown begins for the completion of our new Helipad
23 April 2015
After nearly seven months, Derriford Hospital is close to finishing the new helipad, which will be in operation by June, allowing a wider range of aircraft to land on site and being accessible 24 hours a day.
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Award Winning Project Seeks Interns
22 April 2015
A multi-award winning project that supports young adults with learning disabilities to find and keep paid employment is looking to recruit further people to benefit from its services starting in September.
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Dedicated transport service celebrates 10 years
17 April 2015
A dedicated transport service, based in Plymouth, which makes sure that babies born in Devon & Cornwall who need to be moved to or from to other baby units in the South West or elsewhere, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
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The Gold Dust Appeal has something to shout about!
15 April 2015
We are delighted to announce that the Gold Dust Appeal has been awarded a grant of £5,000 from Global’s national charity, Make Some Noise.
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Would you know if you were having a heart attack?
15 April 2015
A new patient information video produced for Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust illustrates the importance of seeking urgent medical help if you suffer chest pain, or any other symptoms, that could indicate the onset of a heart attack (myocardial infarction).
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Customers of Morrisons donate generously to Gold Dust
14 April 2015
A big thank you to customers shopping at Morrisons on Outland Road, for generously donating to the Gold Dust Appeal on Thursday 9th April.
Chief Executive invites the public to a live Twitter chat
10 April 2015
Our Chief Executive Ann James will be hosting a live Twitter chat next week.
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Hospital team develop enhanced recovery app for patients and staff
09 April 2015
A clinical team at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have developed an innovative way for patients and healthcare workers to keep track on post-surgery recovery.
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Easter preparation
02 April 2015
At Derriford Hospital we have been planning for the Easter Bank Holiday for some time, read more about our plans and how to choose well here.
Leading with excellence, caring with compassion