When Martin Hodges had a petrol explosion in his garage, he was admitted to University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust for treatment for his burns.Read " Patient sends personal thank you for bur…"
One of the world’s first Omicron-specific variant vaccines is to be trialled in Devon and Cornwall, as the biotechnology company Moderna, Inc works with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).Read " South West volunteers to receive Moderna…"
The Hepatology Department at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is marking an important milestone in the elimination of the blood borne virus Hepatitis C. Since the first patients were treated at Derriford Hospital in March 2001, 1000 patients have now been treated.Read " 1000 Patients Treated for Hepatitis C…"
The maternity care at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) NHS Trust continues to be highly rated, according to a national survey published on Thursday.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) National Maternity Survey is a nationwide review of all aspects of maternity care. Nearly 4000 patients have some or all of their maternity care delivered by UHP each year.Read " Maternity care rated highly by new paren…"
A new state-of-the-art facility to advance brain research in the South West and beyond has opened at Plymouth Science Park.
The Brain Research & Imaging Centre (BRIC) is home to seven cutting-edge human neuroimaging research laboratories to help better understand brain activity and human behaviour.Read " New facility opens to transform brain re…"
James Ellick, Advanced Specialist Pharmacist at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, has reminded the public to utilise their local pharmacy.Read " Derriford’s reminder to seek the help of…"
Mark Cawley, 59, from Plympton, is a sous chef at the Royal Citadel in Plymouth. He has praised REI staff at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust after operations which restored his sight.Read " REI patient thanks NHS for operations wh…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, a major trauma centre providing specialist services for the southwest peninsula, receives some of the most acutely unwell patients by road and air ambulance and the Emergency Department is experiencing exceptional challenges - a pattern replicated across the country.Read " We are committed to providing the best p…"
In November 2015, Eleanor was hit by a pushbike while crossing a road in her university town of Falmouth. The accident resulted in a subdural hematoma – a bleed on the brain – that led to a stroke. Now, over six years on she has written and performed a solo show telling her story, Subdural Hematoma.Read " Derriford patient invites staff to one-w…"