We are pleased to share that Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Rachel Bryce, has been shortlisted for the Oncology Nurse of the Year award as part of The British Journal of Nursing Awards. This is for her remarkable work in improving the nursing care of acute oncology patients, their assessment, triage and emergency care.Read " Rachel Bryce has been shortlisted for On…"
The garden behind the Post Graduate Medical Centre at University Hospitals Plymouth is undergoing an impressive makeover. Plymouth Hospitals Charity has, with donations received during the pandemic, funded the building of this new garden. The Breathing Space Garden at PGMC is situated behind the Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing for our colleagues to be able to meet outdoors in an area near the nature reserve where they can be social and share food together, have some fun, good conversation and have some time out when work is hard.Read " Breathing Space at the PGMC…"
Patients on the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital have been benefiting from medical grade gaming carts after a fourth system was delivered by TheRockinR Charity in February.Read " Young Patients at Derriford Hospital Ben…"
Surgeon Captain Jason Smith has been confirmed as the Principal Investigator of the Year as part of the jointly run research awards by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.Read " Jason wins Principal Investigator of the…"
Save the date of Thursday 17 March 2022 for our Patient Council AGMRead " Patient Council AGM 2022…"
Statement regarding helipad incidentRead " Helipad incident 4 March 2022…"
Our Chief Executive and some of our Health and Wellbeing Champions have come together to open our first staff wellbeing room.
The room, the first of its kind at Derriford Hospital, is a sanctuary for staff, offering them a quiet space at the heart of a busy hospital, to relax in.Read " First Staff Wellbeing Room is opened …"
Beth Newstead, a Consultant in University Hospitals Plymouth’s Emergency Department has asked the public to reserve space for emergencies.Read " Derriford’s focus on right patient, righ…"
A nurse at University Hospitals Plymouth has encouraged the creation of a new awards category in the upcoming Student Nursing Times Awards, to include clinical research.Read " UHP nurse inspires new Student Nursing T…"
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…"