Derriford Hospital has launched a new service for adults who have autism to improve access to hospital services. It is currently the only specialist service for people with higher-functioning autism in an acute hospital setting in Devon.Read " Autism Service launched at Derriford Hos…"
Latest News — articles for 2019
Sean Jennings from Cornwall has been sharing his experience living with chronic pain. In a film from NHS England, he explains how the pain management programme at the Plymouth Pain Management Centre turned his life around.Read " Plymouth pain management programme gives…"
Here are some of the things you can do to help keep our Emergency Department free to treat the most urgent and critical cases.Read " #HelpUsHelpYou…"
The SplashED appeal has raised over £14,000 for the new Paediatric Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital.
The appeal has had many generous supporters who have given up their time and come up with innovative ideas to raise money. Widewell Primary School held a pre-loved book fayre, a Christmas market and held school discos throughout the year, raising a total of £250.Read " SplashED appeal has raised over £14,000 …"
A team of Plymouth patients are celebrating their achievements at the recent British Transplant Games, having won a mixture of gold, silver and bronze medals.Read " Plymouth team scoop gold, silver and bro…"
During July, the Trust’s newest MRI scanner unit welcomed its first patient through its doors.Read " First patient for MRI ‘B’…"
We are sorry to announce that we are being forced to temporarily close Tavistock Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) for a period of three months (until Tuesday 5 November 2019). This is due to staffing shortages that we cannot overcome in the short term.Read " Update on Tavistock MIU…"
Emily Bailey from Bristol has successfully completed a 300 mile cycle from London to Paris (despite a record-breaking heat wave) to raise funds for Plymouth Hospitals Charity.
Emily has chosen for the funds raised to go to the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Centre at Derriford Hospital. She credits the Mustard Tree for supporting her mum when she was undergoing chemotherapy treatment.Read " Emily Bailey completes 300 mile charity …"
A Plymouth-led project that could revolutionise care for Parkinson’s patients and staff was launched yesterday at a national event, held at the Future Inn in Plymouth.Read " National launch event held for Parkinson…"
We want to reassure families of all patients and staff in the hospital today.Read " Reassurance for families of patients and…"