A final-year midwifery student on placement with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has become the first person to deliver a baby at Liskeard Community Hospital.Read " Student midwife delivers first baby at l…"
Latest News — articles for March 2019
The Hepatology nursing team at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust have been awarded this year’s British Journal of Nursing (BJN) ‘Liver Nurse of the Year’.
The BJN awards recognise professionalism, commitment, creativity and hard work of healthcare teams across the UK.Read " Liver team win at British Journal of Nur…"
A midwife at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has recruited the 1,000th patient into a national clinical trial looking at whether a text messaging service can help pregnant women to quit smoking.Read " Research Midwife recruits 1,000th patien…"
Team Sylwia are taking on the Plymouth half marathon to raise money for Plymouth Hospital’s Charity.
A team of 12, including Eva and Charlie, age 10, will be taking on the challenge on 19 May. The team will tackle over 13 hilly miles around Plymouth, while Eva and Charlie take part in the Delt Shared Services Primary Schools Challenge. Pupils will cover a total of 12.1 miles prior to race day before completing their final mile on the day of the half marathon in front of thousands of spectators.Read " Team Sylwia take on the Plymouth Half Ma…"
The Radiotherapy and Oncology teams at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust are celebrating having successfully treated their 100th lung cancer patient using Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR).Read " University Hospitals Plymouth celebrate …"
Six projects from University Hospitals Plymouth were entered into the Patient Experience Network National (PENN) awards, which celebrate the delivery of outstanding patient experience. We’re delighted to announce that all six entries have been shortlisted.
The winners will be announced at the PENN awards ceremony on Wednesday 20 March at the Repertory Theatre in Birmingham.
Read " University Hospitals Plymouth shortliste…"
Last Thursday, around 100 supporters of the Snowdrop Appeal were invited to have their say on the new bereavement unit, which will form part of Maternity Services at Derriford Hospital.
Read " Supporters of the Snowdrop Appeal help s…"
On Wednesday 6 March, building work begins to improve the resuscitation unit within our Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital. The work is scheduled to be complete by Saturday 16 March 2019.Read " Expect Some Disruption at Derriford’s Em…"