As we are seeing an increase in attendances to our Emergency Department alongside the easing of lockdown, it is important to remember that you must attend alone.Read " Please attend the Emergency Department a…"
We are reintroducing some limited visiting at Derriford Hospital from Monday 12 April in a safe and COVID-compliant way. This is in line with updated guidance from NHS England and the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown.Read " Derriford Hospital reintroduces limited …"
Parents whose labours are due to be induced may be given the choice to wait for established labour at home, as ‘outpatient induction of labour’ service is relaunched.Read " More choice for parents at Derriford Ma…"
We’ll provide you with the training and support you need via the patient leader programme.Read " Helping us to get better - Join our Pati…"
Over the last year, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has created a new rehabilitation service set up to help those recovering from trauma and illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the COVID-19 Respiratory, Rehabilitation and Discharge Team created the #BallsToCovid Challenge. Please join us!Read " Join the #BallsToCovid Challenge…"
As the UK recently marked the national anniversary of the first lockdown, the volunteer team at Hospital Radio Plymouth have been reflecting on how they have continued to support patients and their families and friends.Read " Hospital Radio Plymouth: Supporting pati…"
We have exciting plans to develop Derriford Hospital, starting with a new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre.
We have been shortlisted alongside 20 other Trusts - 4 in total within Devon & Cornwall - as part of the New Hospital programme (formerly HIP2), to develop our business case for investment into our estate.Read " Our Future Hospital Plans: A new Urgent …"
A new Covid-19 Lighthouse Laboratory has opened in Plymouth - converting a former engineering warehouse into a high-tech lab.Read " COVID Testing Lab opens in Plymouth…"
If you’re considering having the COVID-19 vaccine but you’re concerned about your fertility, our Acting Head of Midwifery and Children’s Services, Charlotte Wilton has shared a short message explaining how the vaccine works and providing reassurance that there is no evidence it can affect your present or future fertility.Read " COVID-19 vaccination: Message for women …"
If you are attending Home Park Vaccination Centre and have a disability, hidden or visible, we have a fast-track process. We're working hard to make your experience as comfortable as possible.Read " Home Park Fast Track Process…"