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National industrial action update 19 to 22 September: Consultants and Junior Doctors

Planned industrial action is due to take place involving Consultants on the 19 and 20 September, and junior doctors on the 20, 21 and 22 September.

Industrial action is a national dispute between the Government and Trades Unions about terms and conditions. We are committed to keeping patient and staff safety as our priority. We know that striking is an extremely difficult decision for colleagues to make and we respect the right of our consultants and junior doctors to take action.

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Plymouth Youth Awards

We're proud to sponsor Plymouth Youth Awards 2024. There is a yellow circle outline with a black and white image of a lighthouse inside at the bottom.

Nominations have opened for the Plymouth Youth Awards, a ceremony dedicated to honouring exceptional young people from across the city. Taking place on 20 June 2024, the awards will recognise individuals up to the age of 18, who are making a positive impact in their community.

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A new home for the Chestnut Unit

University Hospital Plymouth’s Urology services (the Chestnut Unit) will soon move to its new home with access to extra space and state-of-the-art treatment rooms.

Work is underway on the Derriford Hospital site to redevelop the healthcare estate and make it fit for the future. The scheme of work, ‘Building for the Future’ will take place in a phased way over the next 10 years and will involve new developments as well as relocation of services, creating more space to care.

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Our hospital is very busy

Red alert with our hospital is very busy written on it in front of a picture of Derriford

111 phone or online service can refer into Emergency Departments or direct to Urgent Treatment Centres/Minor Injury Units if needed.

Industrial action involving Consultants, combined with the Bank Holiday weekend means that our hospital is very busy.

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