We want to reassure families of all patients and staff in the hospital today.Read " Reassurance for families of patients and…"
The Keep Me Close fundraising appeal has received some fantastic support this summer with plenty more still to come.
The appeal is raising funds to help parents stay nearby when their new-born babies are undergoing care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Derriford Hospital.Read " Keep Me Close summer of fundraising …"
A new study has shown that people in the advanced stage of multiple sclerosis (MS) experience significant improvements in movement and balance thanks to a specialised standing frame.Read " Standing frame intervention helps MS pat…"
"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen." Ernest Hemingway famously said. Well, we’ve certainly been trying this year.Read " Come to our AGM and hear how we are List…"
A partnership that carries out health research in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, with direct benefits to patients’ health and NHS care delivery, has secured a further £9m in funding for the next five years.Read " £9 million boost to South West health re…"
Congratulations to Kate Tantam and the Intensive Care Rehabilitation Team who have been named the national winners in the ‘Care and Compassion’ category at the NHS Parliamentary Awards today.
Read " Intensive Care Rehabilitation Team win C…"
There has been a welcome injection of colour at Derriford Hospital - thanks to a new project from artistic collective Drawn to the Valley.Read " Drawn to Derriford: Devon art collective…"
A grandad of ten from West Devon has said that being invited to take part in a clinical trial was the “luckiest day of his life” following an unexpected cancer diagnosis.Read " Taking part in a clinical trial was the …"
Our third cath lab is now open and the first patient at the Peninsula Heart Clinic, Pamela Robertson, was absolutely delighted with her treatment.Read " First patient delighted with treatment …"
Survival rates for patients being treated for a rare type of cancer at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust are greater than anywhere else in the country, thanks to a specialist team providing early access to drugs and emerging treatments through clinical trials.Read " Mantle cell lymphoma patients living lon…"