Want to know what the Emergency Department staff do when they are not at the hospital? Watch this amazing video of the UHP Emergency Department Lockdown Choir putting their heart and soul into a special version of Lean On Me.Read " ED Lockdown choir's emotional cover of L…"
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We would like to reassure you that we are coping well with the current situation and we have put in place measures to prevent the risk of patients contracting coronavirus. Please don't be worried. Attend your hospital appointments. We are here for you.Read " We are here for you - Cancer Care during…"
Specialist Senior Sister in the Intensive Care Rehabilitation Team at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP), Kate Tantam, has shared her experience of the kindness she’s experienced during the COVID-19 outbreak.Read " Specialist Senior Sister Kate Tantam tel…"
As of Thursday 23 April from 08:00am, the ‘Minors’ department of Derriford Hospital will move to Nuffield Hospital, across the road from the main hospital site.Read " Derriford’s Minor Injury Department move…"
Due to the current situation, many face to face outpatient appointments have had to be rescheduled. In order to improve our reach and care for patients, UHP has launched video consultations for some of our clinics.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust …"
As the local acute hospital, the Trust became the focal point for a huge amount of goodwill from the local community during the immediate response to COVID-19.Read " Notice on COVID-19 Donations (Non-Moneta…"
Following the announcement by the Prime Minister that the public are being asked to avoid non-essential contact with other people, we have taken the decision that all non-urgent outpatient appointments will be switched to telephone or another non face-to-face method, e.g. online or they will be postponed.Read " Changes to Non-Urgent Outpatient Appoint…"
At UHP we have put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services continue to be available to the public.Read " Treating COVID-19 Patients…"
The NHS in Plymouth and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.Read " Update on Coronavirus…"