The University Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) has secured a Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Award thanks to it’s outstanding work supporting the Armed Forces community.Read " UHP awarded Gold ERS Award for supportin…"
Latest News — articles for 2022
Health services in Devon are currently extremely busy, including University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust. We are asking people to help us to reduce pressure on our services so we can care for our most unwell patients and relieve waits in our Emergency Department.Read " How you can stay well and help us during…"
Generous charitable funds from Plymouth Hospital Charity’s (PCH) priority fund along with a substantial memoriam donation from Phil Sanders, has allowed for the funding of the Siemens Nordic Comfort Solution Media System for the MRI department at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP). This recently acquired advanced media system has already enhanced patient experience during MRI scans, whilst also making for a calmer working environment for our colleagues.Read " MRI Entertainment System funded by chari…"
Devon’s health and care partners formally come together in a new partnership today (1 July) with a responsibility to plan and deliver joined-up services which will improve the lives of people who live and work in the county.Read " Local people given greater voice as heal…"
Drop in to our virtual AGM for a look back over the last decade and a look forward to the next 10 yearsRead " Drop in to our virtual AGM for a look ba…"
As you may already know, South West Blood Bikes (SWBB) is a remarkable Plymouth-based charity who utilise the motorbike skills they have for the benefit of the service that they provide, with a fleet of ten liveried blood bikes. South West Blood Bikes comprises of teams in Plymouth, Torbay, and North Devon to cover all Trusts across these areas. This impressive service is run entirely by volunteers who cover a seven day-rota, 365 days a year to provide an out of hours service to support NHS Trusts to transport essential urgent supplies such as blood, pathology samples, medication, medical equipment and notes and occasionally donor breast milk to the NHS hospitals and hospices throughout Devon and beyond, at absolutely no cost. It doesn’t stop there, they also have two four-wheel-drive cars for inclement weather, as well as a support van which can be used as an on-call vehicle if needed, or for events.Read " South West Blood Bikes is an essential p…"
Ground-breaking work from the Trust’s headache team is providing improved patient outcomes and national leading innovations for one of the world’s most under-recognised conditions.Read " Trust Headache and Migraine services bla…"
Nine members of staff from University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust will be taking on the Snowdon Challenge in July to raise money for the charity, Sands.Read " Derriford team to take on Snowdon for ch…"
Jamie Reed, who received a kidney transplant at Derriford Hospital in December 2021 is taking on a number of challenges in order to raise money for the kidney units that treated him.Read " A Derriford transplant patient is raisin…"
The site team at University Hospitals Plymouth have been working hard to create spaces for staff to unwind, relax and recuperate.Read " My Space project provides staff with spa…"