Registration with the Care Quality Commission
03 April 2009
The new Care Quality Commission has for the first time formally registered 388 NHS Trusts to provide care after carrying out an assessment of whether they meet government regulations for managing infection.
Commitment to Breastfeeding
30 March 2009
The commitment to breastfeeding in the maternity unit at Derriford Hospital has been formally recognised by UNICEF (United Nation’s Children’s Fund).
Changes to Car Parking at Derriford Hospital
27 March 2009
New parking charges will be introduced at Derriford Hospital in May 2009 – with patients and visitors being offered a free parking period of 45 minutes on a trial basis.
Celebrating a Record Year on World Kidney Day
12 March 2009
Staff working in the South West Transplant Centre are saving more lives and improving the health of many others within the region, surgeons have announced on World Kidney Day.
Maternity Unit Open Day
06 March 2009
The maternity unit, based at Derriford Hospital, is holding an open day on Saturday 28th March 2009 and anyone who would like to find out more about the care available to mums, families and newborns is invited to attend.
A Service of Remembering and Sharing
25 February 2009
There will be a special service for parents who have experienced bereavement through the loss of a pregnancy or death of a baby.
Innovative New Site puts Plymouth on the Map
13 February 2009
Specialist consultants from around the country will be able to put their names forward to learn how to use advanced keyhole surgery for the treatment of bowel cancer via a website managed by a leading surgeon from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.