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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.
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.
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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”.
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.
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.
Contractor Event
Event for contractors was a success
16 October 2014
Last week, staff from Derriford Hospital held an event for local businesses to come and talk to the hospital teams about opportunities available.
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The winners of the Vinci Art Prize competition are...
16 October 2014
Patients, staff and members of the public had the chance to vote for their favourite piece of art as part of The Vinci Staff Art Prize competition. The final votes were cast and counted and the winners announced!
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