A local gentleman has donated a whopping £1,000 to Derriford Hospital, in memory of his beloved wife.Read " A generous donation in memory of Lynne…"
Charity news — articles for 2017
14-year old Kaiya Wheeler-Foulkes has raised over £500 for the Children’s High Dependency Unit (CDHU) at Derriford Hospital.Read " Kaiya Wheeler-Foulkes raises over £500 t…"
A new piece of equipment is now up and running in the Primrose Unit at Derriford Hospital, thanks to an incredibly generous donation of over £63,000 from the League of Friends.Read " Generous donation by the League of Frien…"
Anything that helps to put our patients at ease, or makes their stay in hospital easier, can only be a good thing, which is why our Dementia Friend Champions and members of our Dementia Steering Group have been on the look-out for content to help fill up their memory boxes.Read " Plymouth Argyle memorabilia just the tic…"
Local charity, Hugs from Henry, paid a visit to the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital today with a special surprise for the patients.Read " Hugs from Henry bring some Christmas mag…"
Rebecca Balsdon wanted to find a way to say thank you to Derriford Hospital staff for their care and support of her nanny, Christine Gage, who sadly passed away in 2015.Read " “I ran to say thank you for looking afte…"
Kind-hearted couple, Joanne and Colin Smith from Liskeard, will host a Christmas Fayre this weekend, in memory of their beautiful baby boy, Fred, with money raised going to the maternity unit at Derriford Hospital to support parents and families with bereavement.Read " Couple organise fundraiser and donate ca…"
A young girl from North Cornwall, who raised more than £1,000 by having her hair cut, for the Derriford Hospital ward that helped her mum recover from a brain tumour, visited the hospital earlier this week to officially hand over the money raised.Read " Caitlin’s double act of kindness benefit…"
Staff in our Eden Unit, a centre for treating adults with immunodeficiency and allergies, would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to Waitrose Saltash after they were selected for the store’s Community Matters programme.Read " Thank you to Waitrose Saltash…"
Despite finishing their race minus two paddles, a broken flag pole and a bent and battered metal frame, the valiant efforts of colleagues from our Estates Mechanical and Electrical Team, who took on the Totnes Raft Race in October, helped to raise an admirable £492 for the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital.Read " Valiant display by Estates Team raises f…"