An advanced scanner that could help scientists better understand brain activity and human behaviour has been installed at a new Plymouth research facility.Read " First cutting-edge equipment installed a…"
Due to a growing number of COVID patients and a need to ensure we can keep everyone safe we continue to temporarily pause non-critical inpatient surgery at Derriford Hospital. Any patients affected have been contacted directly. If you haven't heard from the hospital, please follow the instructions on your letter and attend as planned.Read " Planned surgery at Derriford Hospital: m…"
Specialist Sister in Intensive Care at University Hospitals Plymouth, Kate Tantam has been named on the Queen’s Honours list and will receive a British Empire Medal for her services to improve patient experience in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read " Specialist Sister at Derriford Hospital …"
We are now pressing ahead with plans to improve care for those people who need urgent and emergency treatment, following a Government announcement that the Trust has been allocated funding to build a new Emergency Care facility at Derriford Hospital.Read " Trust allocated money to develop an urge…"
The MySunrise app is being launched on 28 September to support cancer patients in the South West with all the information they need conveniently located on their smart phone. The app has been developed to support cancer patients and their families from the moment of their diagnosis all the way through their treatment pathway and is expected to support thousands of people in Devon and Cornwall.Read " App to support cancer patients launches …"
A new machine for treating renal and ureteric stones, based at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth will benefit patents across Devon and Cornwall. The first of its kind, the new fixed site lithotripter supports outpatient procedures for complex stones, revolutionising how stones are treated across the Southwest.Read " The New Stone Age: Patients across Devon…"
Interviews took place recently for our very first BAME Network Chair and Deputy. The interview panel was made up of and chaired by BAME network colleagues. We are delighted to inform you that Kyeiyanne James was appointed to the BAME network chair and Rez Rogers has been appointed Deputy Chair and will be supporting Kyeiyanne in taking the network forward. Congratulations to them both on what will be pivotal roles in the organisation at this point in time.Read " BAME Network Chair and Deputy Chair appo…"
A team of researchers based in the Westcountry has been awarded nearly £2.5 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).Read " £2.5 million to study group treatment pr…"
Statement following prosecution of the Trust for failure to comply with the Duty of CandourRead " Response to fine for failure to meet the…"
Our Director of Corporate Business is set to leave the Trust after nearly a decade of service.Read " Director of Corporate Business Set to Le…"