A gastroenterologist and team of dieticians at Derriford Hospital are seeking to find out whether a patient’s appetite can be increased through the presentation of their food, in order to improve inpatient nutrition.Read " Derriford team seeks to improve patient …"
New technology is enabling students to see patient consultations remotely – a first in South West medical teaching.Read " New technology enables students to see m…"
After the loss of their daughter, Ayla, Kate and Paul Vincent have dedicated themselves to some truly fantastic fundraising for Derriford’s Snowdrop Suite, the special area of Maternity set aside for bereaved parents.Read " Paying it forward to the Snowdrop Suite…"
Over 5,000 cards were sent to patients in Derriford Hospital from family and friends through the University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust’s ‘Send your loved one a message’ scheme, from 8 April 2020 to 12 April 2021.Read " Over 5,000 cards sent to hospital patien…"
The audiology department at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has won the Chief Scientific Officer's Healthcare Science Award for Excellence in Healthcare Delivery. The award was made because of the department’s ground-breaking work in providing a remote hearing aid service.Read " UHP Audiology team win Chief Scientific …"
To mark International Clinical Trials Day today, the Research and Development team reflect on the pandemic and the impact it has had on research within the NHS and particularly University Hospitals Plymouth.Read " "COVID-19 has really opened people's eye…"
Today sees the publication of our CQC report. Inspectors from the CQC visited to carry out an unannounced inspection of Diagnostic Imaging and the Emergency Department on 8 March 2021.Read " Response to CQC Report into Unannounced …"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust's statement on the inquest into the death of Chloe Rideout.Read " Inquest into the death of Chloe Rideout…"
An investment in a new fleet of specialist seating systems is not only benefitting patients recovering from COVID-19 at Derriford Hospital, but also helped to support a local business during the first wave of the pandemic.Read " Patients recovering from COVID-19 are be…"
The Communications Team at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is celebrating being shortlisted for not one, but two awards from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).Read " University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust …"