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…"
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…"
People with Parkinson’s in the South West are being supported to better manage their condition, with an innovative new ‘Home Based Care Pathway’ launched last October.Read " Empowering people with Parkinson’s…"
Hospital Trusts in Devon are seeing a rise in numbers of people visiting Emergency Departments and are urging the public to try alternative services before attending, except in an emergency.Read " Help us help you in an Emergency …"
Consultant Ophthalmologists from the Royal Eye Infirmary (REI) at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust have completed a new textbook on Glaucoma.Read " Ophthalmologists' new Glaucoma book aims…"
Doctors in Devon are providing essential advice to people across the county on how to choose the right service for them if they feel unwell this August Bank Holiday weekend.Read " Choose the right service for your needs …"
From Tuesday 1 September, NHS hospitals, clinics and healthcare centres across Devon will reintroduce parking charges for patients and visitors. Those entitled to free parking or concessions due to their condition or circumstances will continue to receive these.Read " Re-introduction of parking charges for p…"
We are delighted to have been awarded £4million to invest in upgrades as part of the Prime Minister's additional winter funding announcement.Read " Trust awarded £4million to upgrade facil…"