1. Our Consultants

  2. Our Services

    1. Living With and Beyond Cancer
    2. Acute Assessment Unit
    3. Audiology
      1. Information for GPs & Other Referrers
      2. Audiology Useful Links
      3. Audiology Patient Information
      4. Audiology Contact Us
      5. Audiology - Why Choose Us
    4. Acute Pain Management
    5. Anaesthetics
      1. Our Anaesthetists
      2. Your Anaesthetic
      3. Allergy Testing
      4. Anaesthetics Education
      5. Pre-op Assessment & Exercise Testing
      6. Simulation
      7. Sub-Specialties
        1. Orthopaedic Anaesthesia
      8. ACSA Accreditation
    6. Acute Medical Unit
    7. Breast Care
    8. Bariatric Surgery
      1. Having bariatric surgery?
      2. Types of Bariatric Surgery
      3. Follow Up After Bariatric Surgery
      4. Pregnancy and Bariatric Surgery
      5. Bariatric Surgery and Type 2 Diabetes
      6. NICE Guidelines for Bariatric Surgery
    9. Breast Surgery
    10. Cancer Services
      1. Chemotherapy Outreach
      2. Chemotherapy Unit
      3. 2WW Referral Forms
    11. Cardiology
      1. Cardiology Patient Films
    12. Colorectal
    13. Chest Clinic
    14. Child Development Centre
      1. What can a family expect from the CDC
      2. Video: Walkthrough the CDC
      3. CDC: Useful Links
    15. Clinical Psychology
    16. Colposcopy
      1. The Colposcopy Team
      2. Information about the Colposcopy Department
      3. Useful Colposcopy Links
    17. Dermatology
      1. Meet Our Team
      2. About Our Unit
      3. Useful Links and Further Information
    18. Dementia
      1. Dementia: Patient Information
      2. Supporting Carers and John's Campaign
      3. Dementia: Information for Staff
      4. Dementia Awareness: A Poem
      5. Champions for Elder Care
      6. Dementia: Useful Links
      7. Dementia: Memory Café
    19. Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing
      1. Contact Us
      2. Fitness: DCHW Memberships
      3. Fitness: Our Gym and Courts
      4. Fitness: Activities and Clubs
      5. Fitness: Class Timetable
      6. Celebrate: Functions
      7. Celebrate: Buffet Menu
      8. Meeting & Conferences: Facilities
      9. Meeting & Conferences: Catering
      10. Food & Drink: The Lounge
      11. Food & Drink: Working Lunch and Take Out Menu
      12. Food & Drink: Evening Menu at The Lounge
      13. Therapies at DCHW
    20. Derriford Children's Cancer Service (DCCS)
      1. Our Services
      2. The DCCS Team
      3. Derriford Children's Cancer Service Contact Us
      4. Useful Links
      5. DCCS Charitable Fund
    21. Dietetics
      1. Paediatric Dietitian
      2. Renal Dietitian
      3. Neurosciences Dietitian
      4. Gastroenterology Dietitian
      5. Diabetes Dietitian
      6. Oncology Dietitian
      7. Community Dietitian
      8. Training to become a dietitian
      9. Contact Us
    22. Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
    23. The Eden Unit
      1. The Eden Unit Team
      2. Our Day Case Unit
      3. Allergy Clinic
      4. Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) Clinic
      5. Eden Immunodeficiency Clinic
      6. Immunology Laboratory
      7. Referral Guidelines
      8. GP Information
        1. IgE Testing
        2. ANA Requesting
        3. Autoimmune Liver Screen
    24. Emergency Department
    25. Endocrinology and Diabetes
      1. Diabetes:News
      2. Diabetes:Nursing Team
      3. Diabetes: Ante Natal Service
      4. Diabetes: Inpatient Service
      5. Diabetes: Preconception Care
      6. Diabetes: Education
      7. Diabetes: Preoperative Support
      8. Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes
      9. Diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes
      10. Diabetes: Insulin Pumps
      11. Diabetes: Podiatry
      12. Diabetes: Outpatient Service
    26. Endoscopy
    27. Fertility (IVF)
      1. Treatments
      2. Donation
      3. Support
      4. Our Team
      5. Success Rates
      6. Referrals
      7. Contact Us & Useful Links
    28. Gastroenterology
    29. General Surgery
    30. Gynaecology
    31. Gynaecology Cancer
      1. Specialist Team
      2. Patient Information Leaflets
      3. The Colposcopy Department
      4. Supporting You
      5. Dietary Advice
      6. Accommodation for Relatives
      7. Transport and Parking
      8. Financial Assistance
      9. Contact Us
      10. Useful Links
    32. Haematology Unit
    33. Hand Surgery
      1. Our Team
      2. How to Refer
      3. Information Zone
      4. Hand Surgery Clinics
      5. Contact Us
    34. Head and Neck Cancer
      1. Head and Neck Cancer Team
      2. What is Head and Neck Cancer?
      3. Our Services
      4. Macmillan Speech and Language Therapy
      5. Macmillan Dietitian
      6. Supporting You
      7. History of the Service
      8. Contact Us
      9. Useful Links
      10. Transport and Parking
      11. Accommodation for Relatives
      12. Financial Assistance
    35. Healthy Bones
      1. Healthy Bones Team
      2. What is a DXA Scan?
      3. About Your Scan
      4. Mobile Scanning Services
      5. Support
      6. Contact Us
    36. Healthcare for the Elderly
    37. Hepato Biliary Service
    38. The South West Liver Unit
      1. Liver Unit Team
        1. Hepatology Research Nurses
      2. Our Services
        1. Inpatient Wards
        2. Outpatient Services
        3. Endoscopy
        4. Accommodation
      3. Information for Patients
      4. Information for Clinicians and Partners
        1. How to refer to the SWLU
      5. Research
      6. SWLU Patient Participation Group
      7. Contact Us
    39. Hip Fracture
      1. Hip Fracture Patient Information Films
      2. What is a fracture neck of femur?
      3. Benefits and Risks of Treatment Available
      4. Admission to Hospital
      5. Day of Surgery – Before Your Operation
      6. Day of Surgery – After Your Operation
      7. Day One After Operation Onwards
      8. Discharge from Hospital
      9. Hip Fracture Physiotherapy
      10. Contact Us
    40. Hip and Knee
      1. Our Team
      2. Orthopaedic Knee Service
        1. Recovering from an Arthroscopy
        2. Knee Cartilage
        3. Degenerative Meniscal Tears
        4. Traumatic Meniscal Tears
      3. Patient Information Videos
      4. Contact Us
    41. Imaging
      1. Our Services
      2. Meet the Team
      3. Information for GPs
      4. Fluoroscopy
      5. Patient Information Leaflets
      6. How to find us
      7. Feedback
      8. Contact Us
    42. Infection Prevention and Control
      1. Contact Us
      2. Patient Safety
      3. Hand hygiene
      4. IPCT Reports
      5. Seasonal Advice
      6. Let's talk about norovirus
      7. Lets Talk About C-Diff
      8. Let's Talk About MRSA
      9. Top tips for patients
      10. Fighting Infections Together
    43. Intensive Care Unit
      1. About the unit
      2. The ICU Team
      3. Visiting on ICU
      4. Visitor Facilities
      5. Contact ICU
      6. Useful Links
      7. For Healthcare Professionals
      8. Spring Intensive Care Charity
    44. Learning Disability Service
      1. For Patients
      2. For Carers
      3. The Learning Disability Team
      4. Derriford User Group
      5. Useful Links
      6. Reports
    45. Maternity
      1. Midwifery Care in the Hospital
      2. Midwifery Care in the Community
      3. Antenatal Care
        1. Antenatal Screening
        2. Great Expectations Antenatal Programme
        3. Fetal Medicine
      4. Your Pregnancy Health
      5. Birth following Caesarean Section
      6. Homebirth and the Jubilee Team
      7. Waterbirth
      8. Breastfeeding
      9. Transitional Care Ward
      10. Argyll Ward
      11. NICU
      12. Newborn Screening
      13. Birth Afterthoughts Service
      14. Further information and useful links
      15. Maternity Friends and Family Test
      16. Maternity Guidelines
    46. Maxillofacial Surgery
    47. Minor Injuries Unit (MIU)
      1. Getting to the MIU at the Cumberland Centre (Plymouth)
      2. Getting to the MIU at South Hams Hospital (Kingsbridge)
      3. Getting to the MIU at Tavistock Hospital
    48. Mustard Tree
      1. Mustard Tree Drop In Service
      2. Triangle Outreach Centres
      3. Benefits Advice
      4. Complementary Therapies
      5. Counselling Service
      6. Wig Service
      7. Advice and Information
        1. Cancer Supportive Care Directory
          1. Physical Concerns
          2. Practical Concerns
          3. Family/Relationship Concerns
          4. Emotional Concerns
          5. Spiritual or Religious Concerns
          6. Additional Information
      8. Exercise Opportunities through the Mustard Tree
        1. Exercise Programmes through the Mustard Tree
          1. GP Referral Schemes
          2. Walking Football for Patients
        2. Hibiscus - Reduced Rate Swim & Gym Sessions
      9. Support Groups
        1. Male Bereavement Support Group
      10. News and Events
      11. Talking to Children When an Adult Has Cancer
      12. Cancer Genetics: How Cancer Sometimes Runs in the Family
      13. Mustard Tree Staff Education
        1. Developing the Workforce - Notes for Managers
        2. Structure of study days: Foundation Study Days
        3. The use of the KSF framework
        4. Notes for Candidates
        5. Selecting the Right Study Days to Meet Your Needs
          1. How To Book
          2. Programme Content Foundations Core & Site Specific Days
          3. Intermediate Level Study Days – Specialist Practitioners
          4. Advance Level Study Days
        6. Advanced Communication Skills
    49. Clinical Engineering (CE)
      1. Working for CE
      2. History of CE
      3. CPAP Services
      4. Specialist Mechanical Workshop
        1. Who we are
        2. What we do
        3. Manual Wheelchairs
        4. How to find and contact us
        5. Safety notices and legal considerations
        6. Mechanical Engineering: general help & guidelines
      5. About Us
      6. Our Services
        1. Biotechnology R&D
        2. Services for Opticians
        3. Services for Dental Practices
        4. Services for GP Surgeries
        5. Services for Veterinary Practices
        6. Services for Care Homes and Hospices
        7. Hospital Services
      7. Our Suppliers
      8. Our Clients
      9. Partner Programmes
      10. Contact Us
      11. MEMS Safety Notices
      12. Terms and Conditions
      13. Documents
    50. Nephrology
    51. Neurology
    52. Neuro-oncology
    53. Neurophysiology
    54. Neuropsychology
    55. Neurosurgery
    56. NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
      1. About the Unit
      2. The Neonatal Team
      3. Visiting NICU
      4. Parent facilities
      5. Contact Us
      6. Keep Me Close Appeal
    57. Nuclear Medicine
      1. Our Team
      2. Patient Information Leaflets
    58. Occupational Health
    59. Ophthalmology (REI - Eye Services)
    60. Oeasophago-Gastric Cancer
      1. Oesophogeal and Gastric Conditions
      2. Specialist Team
      3. Cancer Treatment Information Leaflets
      4. Our Wards and Outpatients
      5. Advice for Referrers
      6. Dietary Advice
      7. What Our Patients Say
      8. Supporting You
      9. Financial Assistance
      10. Transport and Parking
      11. Accommodation for Relatives
      12. Contact Us
      13. Helpful Links
    61. Orthodontics
      1. Orthodontics: Patient Information
      2. Orthodontics: Information for Healthcare Professionals
    62. Pain Management
      1. Our Services
      2. Our Specialist Team
      3. Pain Management Drugs
      4. Useful Links
      5. Body Reprogramming
      6. Information for Healthcare Professionals
    63. Palliative Care
    64. Pathology
      1. Welcome to the Pathology Department
      2. Contact Pathology
      3. Pathology Test List
      4. Cellular and Anatomical Pathology
        1. Out of Hours On-Call Service
        2. Neuropathology
        3. Anatomical Pathology (Mortuary)
        4. Cytopathology
        5. Histopathology
        6. Cellular and Anatomical Pathology Test List
        7. Completing Request Forms
        8. Contact Cellular and Anatomical Pathology
        9. Centres Used For Referral
        10. Results from User Satisfaction Surveys
        11. Data Protection Policy
      5. Derriford Combined Laboratory
        1. Requesting and Reporting
        2. Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I)
        3. Haematology - Combined Lab
        4. Coagulation
        5. Biochemistry
        6. Molecular Biology
        7. Point of Care Testing
        8. Immunology
        9. Blood Bank
        10. Phlebotomy
      6. Microbiology
        1. About Microbiology
        2. Bacteriology
        3. Virology
        4. Out of Hours Microbiology Service
        5. Clinical & Infection Control Advice and Policies
      7. Pathology IT
      8. Pathology User Survey
    65. Peninsula Liver & HPB Cancer Centre
      1. Liver and HPB Conditions
      2. Specialist Team
      3. Patient Information Leaflets
      4. Our Wards and Outpatients
      5. Dietary Advice
      6. Accommodation for Relatives
      7. Transport and Parking
      8. Contact Us
      9. Helpful Links
      10. Financial Assistance
      11. Supporting You
      12. Advice for Referrers
      13. Publication and Research
      14. Patient Pathways
      15. Preparing for your operation
    66. Physiotherapy
      1. Information for Physios
      2. Hydrotherapy
      3. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
      4. Appointments
      5. Contact Information
      6. Self-referral Info
      7. Self-referral Form
      8. Musculoskeletal Physio
      9. Useful Links
      10. Patient Information
    67. Plym Children's Theatres
      1. Coming to Children's Theatres
      2. Pre-operative Assessment
      3. What happens before your operation?
      4. What happens after your operation?
      5. Information for parents and carers
      6. All About Our Services
      7. All About Us
      8. All about going to sleep
      9. Watch our short film
    68. Peninsula Trauma Centre
      1. PTC Patients and Carers
        1. PTC Patient Information Leaflets
      2. PTC Injury Guidelines
      3. PTC Trauma Team Guidelines
      4. PTC Tactics, Techniques and Procedures
    69. Plymouth Dialysis Unit
      1. Holiday Dialysis
      2. Research and Clinical Trials
      3. Useful Links
    70. Restorative Dentistry
    71. Rheumatology
      1. Rheumatology: Meet the Team
      2. Direct Access Service
      3. Patient Information
      4. Information for Healthcare Professionals
      5. Research
    72. Research and Development
      1. About Us
        1. Our Research Team
        2. Types of Research
        3. Our Research Performance
        4. Our Research Partners
        5. Lind Research Centre
      2. Patients and the Public
        1. Privacy Notice for Research Patients
        2. Public Involvement in Health Research
        3. Participating in a Clinical Trial
      3. Researchers
        1. Research Process
        2. Developing a Research Project
        3. Research Ethics Committee (REC)
        4. Information Governance in Research
        5. Human Tissue Act
      4. Innovation
        1. Trust Innovation Group
        2. Intellectual Property
      5. Research News
      6. Courses and Events
      7. Working for us
      8. Contact Us
    73. Safeguarding Adults
      1. Safeguarding Adults Information for patients
      2. Information for staff
      3. Safeguarding Useful Links
    74. Radiotherapy
      1. Radiotherapy Pre-Treatment
      2. Radiotherapy Treatment
      3. Site-Specific Patient Information
        1. Skin Care
    75. Sarcoma
      1. Patient Information Leaflets
      2. What is Sarcoma?
      3. Sarcoma Team
      4. Diagnosing a Sarcoma
      5. Investigations
      6. Information for Clinicians
      7. Treatment
      8. Multi Disciplinary Clinic
      9. Patient Pathways
      10. Support
      11. Links
      12. Glossary of Terms
    76. Shoulder and Elbow Orthopaedic Service
      1. Our team
      2. Shoulder and Elbow Clinics
      3. Information Zone: Healthcare Professionals
      4. Information Zone: Patients
      5. How to refer
      6. Contact the Shoulder and Elbow Team
    77. Skin Cancer
      1. Skin Cancer Team
      2. Skin Cancer Nursing Service
      3. Malignant Melanoma
      4. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
      5. Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
      6. Wide Local Excision
      7. How to check your Lymph Nodes
      8. Pre-operative Assessment
      9. Skin Grafts for Skin Cancer
      10. Donor Sites
      11. Node Dissection
      12. Our Wards and Clinics
      13. Useful Contacts and Links
      14. Help with Finance
      15. Transport and Parking
    78. Service Improvement
      1. Current Projects and Programmes
      2. Got an idea?
    79. South West Transplant Centre
    80. Speech and Language Therapy
      1. Inpatient Service
      2. Voice Clinic Services
      3. Head and Neck Cancer Macmillan Specialist SALT
      4. Stroke Services
      5. Videofluoroscopy
      6. Training to become a Speech and Language Therapist
      7. Contact Us
    81. Teenage and Young Adult Cancer
      1. TYAC Care
      2. The Team
      3. Supporting You
      4. What's New
      5. Useful Links
    82. Theatre Central
    83. Thoracic Surgery
    84. Thyroid and Endocrine Cancer
      1. Thyroid and Endocrine Cancers
      2. Thyroid Cancer Team
      3. Inpatient and Outpatient Care
      4. Useful Links
      5. Contact Us
    85. Tissue Viability
      1. SSKIN
      2. What is a Pressure Ulcer?
    86. Trauma, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology
    87. Urology Cancer
      1. Our Services
      2. How to Refer
      3. Patient Support
    88. Vascular Surgery
    89. Your SHiP (GU Medicine)
      1. Contraception
      2. Pregnancy Advisory Centre (PAC)
      3. Sexually Transmitted Infections
      4. HIV Testing
      5. HIV Services
      6. Psychology
      7. What will happen at the clinic?
      8. Frequently Asked Questions
      9. How to find us
      10. Healthcare Professionals
      11. Contact Us
      12. Links to other services and information
    90. Vascular Access
  3. Media Library

    1. Welcome to Plymouth Children's Theatres
    2. Maternity - Our Modern Matron
    3. Maternity - Homebirth with our Jubilee Team
    4. Maternity - Outpatient care in our Antenatal Clinic
    5. Maternity - Out in the Community
    6. Maternity Unit Tour
    7. Cardiac CT Scan
    8. Introduction to Chemotherapy
    9. Cardiac Stress Perfusion MRI Scan
    10. Getting ready for Surgery
    11. Introduction to the TAVI Procedure
    12. Aortic Stenosis: Evelleen's Story
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    7. Refreshments
    8. Disabled Facilities
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    10. Local Accommodation
    11. Transport Links
  6. I am a patient

    1. Urgent Care Waiting Times
      1. NHS Quicker
    2. How to find us
    3. Parking at Derriford Hospital
    4. Your Outpatient Appointment
    5. Your Inpatient Stay
      1. Hospital Cleanliness
      2. What's on the menu
      3. Bedside Services
    6. Patient Information Leaflets
    7. Saying Thank You
    8. Day Case Surgery
    9. Appointment Reminder Service
    10. Advice and Support
      1. Support Groups
      2. PALS
      3. Raising comments, suggestions and concerns
      4. Bereavement in Hospital
      5. Pastoral & Spiritual Care (Chaplaincy)
    11. Patient Experience
      1. Friends and Family Test
      2. Patient Council
        1. Meet our Patient Council
      3. Safer Staffing
      4. Safeguarding Children
      5. Patient Opinion
      6. Consultant Outcome Data
      7. Carers
      8. Mystery Patient
    12. In an Emergency
    13. Supported Transport
    14. Recording your visit
    15. Access to Medical Records
    16. Waiting Times
    17. Access to our services
  7. Get Involved

    1. #NHS70Plymouth Open Day
    2. Fundraising
      1. How to donate
      2. Making the difference for patients
      3. Charitable Funds Committee
    3. League of Friends
    4. Volunteering
      1. How to apply
      2. Volunteer Profiles
      3. Volunteer of the Year Award
  8. Latest News

    1. Media Enquiries
  9. About Us

    1. Trust Board
      1. Trust Board Meetings and Papers
      2. Governance
    2. Our Strategic Direction
    3. Our Publications
      1. Annual Report 2017-18
      2. Expenditure over 25k
    4. Equality and Diversity
    5. Environment Group
    6. Information Governance
      1. How the Trust manages your personal information
      2. Freedom Of Information
        1. FOI Disclosures 2016-17
        2. FOI Disclosures 2017-18
      3. Publication Scheme
        1. Trust Policies
      4. Corporate Services Information
        1. Pharmacy
        2. Human Resources
        3. IM&T
    7. CQC
      1. CQC All Locations
  10. Working for us

    1. Why Choose Us?
    2. Celebrating Staff
      1. Awards and Recognition
    3. Vacancies
    4. Temporary Staffing
    5. Nursing and Midwifery
      1. Specialty Nursing
      2. Current Nursing and Midwifery Vacancies
      3. Research Nursing
      4. Education and Development
    6. Apprenticeships
    7. Medical Student Electives
    8. Project SEARCH
      1. Awards and Recognitions
      2. Hear what our interns and employers think
    9. Recruitment Events
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