The new Chestnut Urology Investigation Unit at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) has opened its doors to patients this week. The services offered in Urology have increased over time and the new location provides sufficient space to significantly increase the level of activity and number of patients who can be treated.Read " New Urology Investigation Unit welcomes …"
Building for the Future News
The new REI (Royal Eye Infirmary) celebrated a grand opening on 18 October. People with eye conditions in Devon and Cornwall and the surrounding areas can now access the brand-new state-of-the-art facility.Read " REI moves from Derriford Hospital to bra…"
The Snowdrop Suite at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) was officially opened today.Read " Dedicated maternity bereavement unit ope…"
96-year-old Robert Johns (aka Bob) has been a patient with the Royal Eye Infirmary (REI) since 1932, when he was referred as a 5-year-old to its previous location in the Mutley area of Plymouth. Having been treated for 91 years, he credits the care and treatment he has received over the decades for allowing him to live his life to the full, including having a successful career as an electrical engineer and even for meeting his wife!Read " Patient of 96 years to officially open n…"
The first patients have been seen at the temporary Computed Tomography (CT) scanner which will form part of Plymouth’s new Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC). The new Diagnostic Centre, located in Plymouth’s West End, will provide wider access to critical diagnostic tests.Read " CT Scanner at Plymouth’s new Community D…"
University Hospital Plymouth’s Urology services (the Chestnut Unit) will soon move to its new home with access to extra space and state-of-the-art treatment rooms.
Work is underway on the Derriford Hospital site to redevelop the healthcare estate and make it fit for the future. The scheme of work, ‘Building for the Future’ will take place in a phased way over the next 10 years and will involve new developments as well as relocation of services, creating more space to care.Read " A new home for the Chestnut Unit…"