Lauren and Ryan Yeoman welcomed their twins into the world on 21st December 2021 at Derriford Hospital, 17 days before their due date. As if their IVF journey hadn’t been a big enough rollercoaster, baby Ezra was quickly transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care unit (NICU) due to breathing difficulties.Read " Fundraiser sets up NICU Cup and Fun Day …"
Charity news — articles for June 2022
This month saw the launch of the new Hospital Passport (HP) app at University Hospitals Plymouth. The app has been created to support people with a learning disability to be able to tell hospital staff what their needs are, what they like and don’t like and every detail that might affect their care. The Hospital Passport has traditionally been a paper document that patients needed to carry around but with today’s technology, it is more practical and efficient to use a phone or portable device, to keep the information safe and readily available. The Derriford User Group (DUG), is a group of people with learning disabilities and they have helped design the new digital version. Funding from Plymouth Hospitals Charity has built the app and will support the roll out of this new service.Read " Hospital Passport app set to improve hos…"
Wednesday 15 June 2022 saw brave fundraisers abseil down the side of the 114 foot Innovation building at City College Plymouth. Plymouth Hospitals Charity, along with Friends and Families charity were chosen as the college’s Charity of the Year.Read " Dedicated fundraisers descend the side o…"