The following shops and services are available in the main hospital foyer on level 6.
• Situated in the main reception area this a useful contact for general information e.g. directions to wards and departments, visiting times.
• There are wheelchairs by the main entrance. A pound coin is needed to use a wheelchair - this is refunded when the chair is returned.
• Free wireless internet services are available for patients, visitors and guests at Derriford Hospital.
To connect to WiFi SPARK for the first time simply search for available WiFi networks on your device, select ‘wifispark’ and click connect to automatically connect your browser to the registration page. Once registered your device should automatically connect to the WiFi network where available.
Please note that signal strength may be weaker in certain parts of the hospital and during peak usage periods.
• The post box is in the main entrance, by the door. Collections are at 6.00 p.m. Monday to Friday and at 12.30 p.m. on Saturday.
• There are a number of public telephones, one of which has wheelchair access
• Freephone for taxi service.
• Ladies and gents
• Disabled toilet
• Baby changing facilities
Coffee Shop and Bakery
• Hot and cold snacks, cakes, pastries and beverages
• The coffee shop offers both eat-in and takeaway service at the following times:
Monday to Friday 7.00 am– 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Monday to Friday 7.00am – 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Sunday 9.00am - 5.00pm
There is a Barclays Bank cash machine, opposite the coffee shop and bakery.
Cardholders with the following cards can use the machine free of charge:
• Abbey National
• Bank of Scotland
• Lloyds TSB
• Nat West
• Royal Bank of Scotland
WH Smith Shop
• For a wide selection of magazines, books, newspapers, sweets and other useful things
• Opening times:
Monday to Friday 7.00 am - 8 00 pm
Saturday 8.00 am - 7.30 pm
Sunday 8.00 am - 7.00 pm
The Body Shop
• Body Shop toiletries and cosmetics, including gift sets and individual items, are on sale
• Opening times:
Monday to Thursday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
League of Friends Fruit and Flower Shop
• This well stocked shop provides fruit, flowers, plants and a variety of small gifts
• Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 9 am - 6.30 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5.00 pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4.00 pm
League of Friends Book Shop
• The book shop sells a variety of second-hand hardback and paperbacks.
Click here to find out more information about the League of Friends >
The Lloydspharmacy service at Derriford Hospital offers an outpatient dispensing service for hospital prescriptions only
, as well as retail offerings including over the counter medicines.
The opening times are Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 6.00pm.