1. Our Consultants

  2. Our Services

    1. Acute Assessment Unit
    2. Audiology
      1. Information for GPs & Other Referrers
      2. Audiology Useful Links
      3. Audiology Patient Information
      4. Audiology Contact Us
      5. Audiology - Why Choose Us
    3. Acute Pain Management
    4. 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
    5. Acute Medical Unit
    6. Breast Care
    7. 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
    8. Breast Surgery
    9. Cancer Services
      1. Chemotherapy Outreach
      2. Chemotherapy Unit
      3. 2WW Referral Forms
    10. Cardiology
      1. Cardiology Patient Films
    11. Colorectal
    12. Chest Clinic
    13. Child Development Centre
      1. What can a family expect from the CDC
      2. Video: Walkthrough the CDC
      3. CDC: Useful Links
    14. Clinical Psychology
    15. Colposcopy
      1. The Colposcopy Team
      2. Information about the Colposcopy Department
      3. Useful Colposcopy Links
    16. Dermatology
      1. Meet Our Team
      2. About Our Unit
      3. Useful Links and Further Information
    17. 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
    18. Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing
      1. Fitness: DCHW Memberships
      2. Fitness: Our Gym and Courts
      3. Fitness: Activities and Clubs
      4. Fitness: Class Timetable
      5. Celebrate: Functions
      6. Celebrate: Buffet Menu
      7. Celebrate: Weddings
      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. Contact Us
    19. 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
    20. 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
    21. Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
    22. 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. News and Events
      8. Referral Guidelines
      9. GP Information
        1. IgE Testing
        2. ANA Requesting
        3. Autoimmune Liver Screen
    23. Emergency Department
    24. Endocrinology and Diabetes
      1. Diabetes: Inpatient Service
      2. Diabetes: Preoperative Support
      3. Diabetes: Preconception Care
      4. Diabetes: Education
      5. Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes
      6. Diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes
      7. Diabetes: Insulin Pumps
      8. Diabetes: Podiatry
      9. Diabetes: Outpatient Service
    25. Endoscopy
    26. Fertility (IVF)
      1. Treatments
      2. Donation
      3. Support
      4. Our Team
      5. Success Rates
      6. Referrals
      7. Contact Us & Useful Links
    27. Gastroenterology
    28. General Surgery
    29. Gynaecology
    30. 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
    31. Haematology Unit
    32. Hand Surgery
      1. Our Team
      2. How to Refer
      3. Information Zone
      4. Hand Surgery Clinics
      5. Contact Us
    33. 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
    34. 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
    35. Healthcare for the Elderly
    36. Hepato Biliary Service
    37. Hepatology (The Southwest Liver Unit)
      1. Information for Patients
      2. Liver Unit Team
      3. Hepatology Nursing Team
      4. Our Services
      5. Research and Publications
    38. 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
    39. 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
    40. 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
    41. 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
    42. 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
    43. Learning Disability Service
      1. For Patients
      2. For Carers
      3. The Learning Disability Team
      4. Derriford User Group
      5. Useful Links
      6. Reports
    44. 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
    45. Maxillofacial Surgery
    46. 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
    47. Mustard Tree
      1. Wig Service
      2. Benefits Advice
      3. Mustard Tree Drop In Service
      4. Triangle Outreach Centres
      5. Support Groups
        1. Male Bereavement Support Group
      6. News and Events
      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. Counselling Service
      9. Complementary Therapies
      10. Exercise Opportunities through the Mustard Tree
        1. Exercise Programmes through the Mustard Tree
          1. Hibiscus - Reduced Rate Swim & Gym Sessions
          2. GP Referral Schemes
          3. Walking Football for Patients
      11. Cancer Genetics: How Cancer Sometimes Runs in the Family
      12. 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
        7. Intermediate Level Study Days
    48. Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS)
      1. Working for MEMS
      2. CPAP Services
      3. 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
      4. About Us
      5. 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
      6. Our Suppliers
      7. Our Clients
      8. Partner Programmes
      9. Contact Us
      10. MEMS Safety Notices
      11. Terms and Conditions
      12. Documents
    49. Nephrology
    50. Neurology
    51. Neuro-oncology
    52. Neurophysiology
    53. Neuropsychology
    54. Neurosurgery
    55. 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
    56. Nuclear Medicine
      1. Our Team
      2. Patient Information Leaflets
    57. Occupational Health
    58. 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
    59. Ophthalmology (Eye Services)
    60. Orthodontics
      1. Orthodontics: Patient Information
      2. Orthodontics: Information for Healthcare Professionals
    61. Pain Management
      1. Our Services
      2. Our Specialist Team
      3. Pain Management Drugs
      4. Useful Links
      5. Body Reprogramming
      6. Information for Healthcare Professionals
    62. 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. Haematology - Combined Lab
        2. Coagulation
        3. Biochemistry
        4. Molecular Biology
        5. Point of Care Testing
        6. Immunology
        7. Blood Bank
        8. Phlebotomy
      6. Microbiology
        1. About Microbiology
        2. Bacteriology
        3. Virology
        4. Clinical & Infection Control Advice and Policies
        5. Microbiology Test List
      7. Pathology IT
      8. Pathology User Survey
    63. 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
    64. Palliative Care
    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. Plymouth Dialysis Unit
      1. Holiday Dialysis
      2. Research and Clinical Trials
      3. Useful Links
    69. Radiotherapy
    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. Academic and Commercial Research
      2. Contact Us
      3. Our Research Team
        1. Researchers Consultants
        2. Research Nurses and Midwives
      4. Research News
      5. Research Process
        1. Managing a Research Project
        2. Research Ethics Committee (REC) Application
        3. Enhancing Quality and Transparency of Health Research
        4. Lind Research Centre
        5. Other Research Facilities
        6. PenCLAHRC
        7. Research Design Service
        8. Peninisula Clinical Trials Unit
        9. Human Tissue Act - Designated Individual
        10. Information Governance
        11. Centre for Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics
      6. Funding
      7. Commercial Research
      8. Courses and Events
      9. Participating in Research
        1. Participating in a Clinical Trial
        2. Public Involvement in Health Research
        3. Public/Patient Studies and Events
      10. Innovation
        1. Trust Innovation Group
        2. Intellectual Property
      11. Our Research Performance
      12. Regulatory Reports
      13. Routemap and Useful Links
    73. Safeguarding Adults
      1. Safeguarding Adults Information for patients
      2. Information for staff
      3. Safeguarding Useful Links
    74. Sarcoma
      1. What is Sarcoma?
      2. Types of Sarcoma
      3. Sarcoma Team
      4. Diagnosing a Sarcoma
      5. How to Refer a Patient
      6. Investigations
      7. Treatment
      8. Multi Disciplinary Clinic
      9. Patient Pathways
      10. Support
      11. Links
      12. Glossary of Terms
    75. 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
    76. 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
    77. Service Improvement
      1. Current Projects and Programmes
      2. Got an idea?
    78. 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
    79. Teenage and Young Adult Cancer
      1. TYAC Care
      2. The Team
      3. Supporting You
      4. What's New
      5. Useful Links
    80. Theatre Central
    81. Thoracic Surgery
    82. Thyroid and Endocrine Cancer
      1. Thyroid and Endocrine Cancers
      2. Thyroid Cancer Team
      3. Inpatient and Outpatient Care
      4. Useful Links
      5. Contact Us
    83. Tissue Viability
      1. SSKIN
      2. What is a Pressure Ulcer?
    84. Trauma, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology
    85. Urology Cancer
      1. Our Services
      2. How to Refer
      3. Patient Support
    86. Vascular Surgery
    87. Vascular Access
    88. 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
  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
  4. Home

  5. I am visiting

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    2. Parking at Derriford Hospital
    3. Ward Contacts and Visiting Times
    4. Finding your way at Derriford Hospital
    5. Visiting a Patient
    6. Visitors' Charter
    7. Refreshments
    8. Disabled Facilities
    9. Facilities and Shops
    10. Local Accommodation
    11. Transport Links
  6. I am a patient

    1. Urgent Care Waiting Times
      1. NHS Quicker
    2. Your Outpatient Appointment
    3. Your Inpatient Stay
      1. Hospital Cleanliness
      2. What's on the menu
      3. Bedside Services
    4. Day Case Surgery
    5. Appointment Reminder Service
    6. Advice and Support
      1. Support Groups
      2. PALS
      3. Raising comments, suggestions and concerns
      4. Bereavement in Hospital
      5. Pastoral & Spiritual Care (Chaplaincy)
    7. 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
      9. How the Trust manages your personal information
    8. In an Emergency
    9. Supported Transport
    10. Recording your visit
    11. Access to Medical Records
    12. Waiting Times
    13. Access to our services
  7. Get Involved

    1. League of Friends
    2. Fundraising
      1. Dedicate a Bauble this Christmas
      2. How to donate
      3. Making the difference for patients
      4. Charitable Funds Committee
    3. Volunteering
      1. How to apply
  8. Latest News

    1. Media Enquiries
  9. About Us

    1. Trust Board
      1. Trust Board Meetings and Papers
      2. Governance
    2. Our Publications
      1. Annual Report 2016-17
      2. Expenditure over 25k
    3. Equality and Diversity
    4. Environment Group
    5. Freedom Of Information
      1. Publication Scheme
        1. Trust Policies
      2. Corporate Services Information
        1. IM&T
      3. FOI Disclosures 2017-18
      4. FOI Disclosures 2016-17
    6. 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. Apprenticeships
    6. Medical Student Electives
    7. Project SEARCH
      1. Awards and Recognitions
      2. Hear what our interns and employers think
    8. Recruitment Events
    9. Accommodation
    10. Cascade
    11. Advent Calendar
  11. Contact Us

  12. Gold Dust Appeal

  13. Board Members Login

  14. Private Patients

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