It’s been a moving week for all those who received a University Hospitals Plymouth Autism and Learning Disability Champion Award. Everyone was very humble, thankful and happy when receiving their award and gifts.Read " UHP Autism and Learning Disability Champ…"
People waiting for endoscopy appointments in Plymouth are being seen more rapidly as Derriford successfully recovers the waiting list.Read " Endoscopy Services recovery at Universit…"
“I’ve made history? Well I’m proud of that of course” … the words of 88-year-old Dennis Lyne, who was the first patient in Devon and Cornwall to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination today, following its clinical approval.Read " First patient in Devon and Cornwall rece…"
The ‘Minors’ section of University Hospital Plymouth’s Emergency Department, which temporarily moved to Nuffield Hospital in April this year, will return to the main Derriford hospital site on Thursday 10 December at 08:00am.Read " Minor Injuries at Nuffield returns to De…"
Today it has been announced that University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is one of the 50 hospital hubs preparing to start delivering the COVID vaccine.Read " Hospitals To Start Biggest Ever NHS Vacc…"
The hospital is asking patients and their loved ones to record a short video messages or take photos of themselves holding a poster to send a message to those who cared for them.Read " Share your patient stories to fuel the t…"
COVID-19 has impacted greatly on every aspect of caring, affecting carer’s access to support and services and their physical and mental wellbeing. Many have become carers for the first time, with those who have been caring for a while are facing greater challenges and pressures than ever before. That’s why it’s never been more important for carers to be informed and know their rights.Read " We are proud to be supporting Carers Rig…"
University Hospitals Plymouth is currently the top recruiting site across the world for the international Covid-19 vaccine trial which launched on Monday this week.Read " Plymouth is top global recruiter for Cov…"
Six thousand UK volunteers will from today (Monday 16 November) be called upon to join another leading phase three Covid-19 vaccine study, as researchers around the world continue to work to secure a range of vaccines to help tackle coronavirus.Read " Urgent call for 500 Plymouth volunteers …"
Earlier this year, 84-year-old Explorer, Robin Hanbury-Tenison spent seven weeks in intensive care at Derriford Hospital, including five weeks in an induced coma after testing positive for COVID-19. His family had been told to prepare for the worst and his chance of survival was less than 5%. On a wet and windy day five months later he was climbing Cornwall’s tallest peak, determined to plant the Cornish flag at the top.Read " Robin Hanbury-Tenison climbs highest pea…"