The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is taking industrial action at a number of NHS trusts, including here at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February 2023. The GMB Union are taking action on Monday 6 February, and UNISON are taking action on 10 February. The hospital will be impacted both by nursing and ambulance union strikes together.Read " Information on national industrial actio…"
Maria Christine Abrenica (Chris) and her daughter Danielle previously worked as nurses in a private hospital in the Philippines but have both started new lives in Plymouth through UHP’s international recruitment programme.Read " International nurses reunited at UHP aft…"
This morning we suffered a network failure which affected multiple clinical IT systems. The cause of this is related to a power failure and is not in any way connected to cyber security. Our Engineers have been working hard to resolve the issues and our key clinical systems are now returning to functioning as normal but other systems will take longer to get back on line.Read " Network Issues Saturday 28 January…"
Ambulance services will be taking industrial action on Monday 23 January, 2023. The NHS in Devon is working hard to keep people safe during the planned strikes, while delivering the best care possible.Read " Ambulance Service Industrial Action…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has invested £871,000 to expand Acute Medicine and Same Day Emergency Care this winter.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust …"
Patients at University Hospitals Plymouth can now take a virtual tour of the Plymouth Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) thanks to the South West Neonatal Network.The aim of these tours is to help alleviate stress and anxiety for families around the admission, transfer, and care within a neonatal unit.Read " Virtual tour of Plymouth's Neonatal Inte…"
A patient who suffers from chronic migraines became the first person in the country to receive a new treatment at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) last month.Read " UHP patient first in the country to be t…"
People with eye conditions will be able to access a brand-new state-of-the-art facility this year as the building for a new Royal Eye Infirmary (REI) is well underway.Read " New Royal Eye Infirmary for Plymouth is …"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust have launched a new initiative – utilising mobile research units (MRUs) to bring health research into the community.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth’s new Mobi…"
Our priority is to help our patients get better and support them to leave hospital when the time is right, but we need your help to do this.Read " We need your help to support patients to…"