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News From Around The Trust 

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Celebrations as the Stem Cell Transplant Unit is officially opened
14 April 2014
Patients, staff and members of the Plymouth and District Leukaemia Fund (PDLF) were celebrating tonight (Monday 14 April) as they officially opened the new Bracken Ward and Birch Day Case Unit which is part of the Stem Cell Transplant Unit.
 
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Bringing back the hospital badge at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
11 April 2014
In recognition of the hard work and dedication of our nursing and midwifery staff, our senior nursing and midwifery team is bringing back the hospital badge.
 
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The official opening of the Stem Cell Transplant Unit and Birch Day Case Unit
11 April 2014
Our state-of-the-art Stem Cell Transplant Unit and Birch Day Case Unit for blood cancer patients will be officially opened by patients, hospital staff and members of the Plymouth Leukaemia and District Fund (PDLF) on Monday 14 April 2014.
 
Nytagmus event on Friday 25th April 2014
REI to launch new Eye Movement clinic
09 April 2014
The REI will be hosting a launch event for their new Eye Movement clinic on Friday 25 April 2014 at the Post Graduate Medical Centre in Derriford Hospital.
 
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Award winning project seeks interns
09 April 2014
A multi-awarding 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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Patients report high levels of confidence in those caring for them
09 April 2014
The majority of patients treated at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust feel they have been treated with dignity and respect and given emotional support during their episode of care. They also report high levels of confidence in those caring for them.
 
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C-Difficile Rates
08 April 2014
Plymouth Hospitals staff have been working hard to reduce infections over the last ten years and have been successful in doing this.
 
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Plymouth Asthma Team Shortlisted for a National Award
04 April 2014
A team of healthcare professionals whose work has helped to reduce hospital admissions, visits to our emergency department and significantly improve standards of asthma care, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
 
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Derriford nurses host event for nursing students from France
04 April 2014
This week, we were delighted to welcome a group of more than 30 student nurses from the ISF Quimper-Corouaille Nursing School, Brittany.
 
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Raising awareness of nasal and sinus cancer
04 April 2014
Staff from our Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department at Derriford Hospital will be manning a stand in the hospital’s main concourse on Monday 7 April, between 9.30am and 4.00pm, to raise awareness of nasal and sinus cancer.
 
 
 
 
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