The Radiotherapy and Oncology teams at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust are celebrating having successfully treated their 100th lung cancer patient using Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR).Read " University Hospitals Plymouth celebrate …"
Six projects from University Hospitals Plymouth were entered into the Patient Experience Network National (PENN) awards, which celebrate the delivery of outstanding patient experience. We’re delighted to announce that all six entries have been shortlisted.
The winners will be announced at the PENN awards ceremony on Wednesday 20 March at the Repertory Theatre in Birmingham.
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Last Thursday, around 100 supporters of the Snowdrop Appeal were invited to have their say on the new bereavement unit, which will form part of Maternity Services at Derriford Hospital.
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On Wednesday 6 March, building work begins to improve the resuscitation unit within our Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital. The work is scheduled to be complete by Saturday 16 March 2019.Read " Expect Some Disruption at Derriford’s Em…"
The Emergency Department (ED) team at University Hospitals Plymouth have been named runner up at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine awards (RCEM).
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CQC inspectors have noted that progress has been made in pharmacy at Derriford Hospital, as part of their follow-up inspection report.Read " CQC highlight improvement in Pharmacy at…"
We are delighted to share the news that Sarah Brampton has been appointed as our new Director of Finance.Read " Sarah Appointed Director of Finance…"
Waiting times for patients needing cardiology diagnosis and treatment will fall with the opening of a third specialist lab in the grounds of Derriford Hospital.Read " Third specialist cardiology lab to open …"
On Wednesday 5 September, Kate Leeves and a group of her friends took on England’s longest zip-wire to raise money for the Oncology and Chemotherapy Outpatients department at Derriford Hospital.
Kate along with 12 friends, whose ages range from 14 to 80, completed the ‘Hang Loose’ zip-wire over the Eden Project, which covers 660 metres and has a travelling speed of up to 60mph.Read " Kate Leeves completes England’s longest…"
Ian Collins, Contact Centre Manager at University Hospitals Plymouth, is feeling particularly proud of his Outpatient Appointment Centre (OAC) Contact Centre team, after they managed to donate an impressive £1,106.36 towards the Children’s Happy Hospital Fund (CHHF).Read " “I couldn’t be prouder of my team and al…"