We are delighted to announce that UHP’s Mass Vaccination Team has been shortlisted for the HSJ Covid Vaccination Programme Award. Their extraordinary approach has seen them build true vaccine confidence whilst working collaboratively to safely provide reassurance in rolling out the programme and contributing to the greatest mass vaccination programme in history.Read " UHP is shortlisted for HSJ Covid Vaccina…"
Staff from University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) have been helping to bring health care to the community by providing hepatitis testing outside of the hospital.
On World Hepatitis Day (28 July), the team brought mobile testing into Plymouth City Centre to raise awareness around Hep C and to test those who are at high risk of contracting the virus.Read " #BeFreeOfHepC: the UHP staff helping to …"
Lucy Pascoe, a Physician Associate (PA) at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has become the first in the UK to achieve a Diploma in Geriatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians.Read " First Physician Associate in UK with Dip…"
Teams at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) are set to help staff provide a better death for end-of-life patients following the introduction of new training.
The European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care (ECEPC) is an eight-week course delivered online to healthcare professionals who are keen to increase their palliative and end of life (EOL) care knowledge. The course aims to provide staff with the knowledge and confidence to give the best possible support to patients through symptom control, communication, and drug management.
Staff from University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and Livewell Southwest came together today to celebrate the progress made and the benefits achieved for patients and service users, through the Plymouth Integrated Care Partnership.Read " Looking at the progress made through our…"
A look back at our AGMRead " What a journey - our 2022 AGM and Farewe…"
Dr Matt Hill, Consultant Anaesthetist at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust put Plymouth on the map recently at a global conference. He presented at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in Gothenburg, Sweden.Read " UHP Contributing to the International Sa…"
NHS England has confirmed the appointment of James Brent as the new Chair of University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth announces …"
National and regional NHS leaders visited Plymouth today as a part of a wider visit to Devon. The leaders – a group of Non-Executive Directors and Directors from NHS England – met and talked with staff at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust as well as with partners from Livewell Southwest and Plymouth City Council.Read " National leaders visit Plymouth…"
The annual Peninsula Paediatric Awards for Training Achievements (PAFTAs) has seen multiple UHP colleagues take home awards for their outstanding contributions and exceptional hard work in working with children and young people across Devon & Cornwall.
Out of the 743 nominations, spanning across a range of departments and roles, we are delighted that we have 5 out of the 16 winners working with us here at UHP. The nominations are all submitted anonymously and often comprise of multiple entries from different colleagues, which enable the judges to get a real sense of how these individuals strive to be the best they can be, for both their colleagues and patients.Read " Peninsula Paediatric Awards for Training…"