We continue the series with updates about the Trust and pleas from our staff on Intensive Care, and in the COVID Red and Amber wards.Read " Stories from the COVID wards…"
Latest News — articles for January 2021
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A spokesperson for University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust said:Read " Statement in regards to ongoing court ca…"
The Patient Services team at University Hospitals Plymouth are looking for volunteers who can help support patients to access their NHS care through digital platforms and become ‘Digital Health Champions’.Read " Patient team are seeking volunteers to h…"
University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) has become the first research site in the world to successfully recruit more than 500 volunteers to ENSEMBLE 2, an international Covid-19 vaccine trial, and remains top of the leader board.Read " Global first for University Hospitals Pl…"
Raymond Lloyd has been hospitalised with COVID-19 since December, after all the members of his household contracted the virus including his young grandson. From his Amber Zone hospital bed, he speaks to us about the physical pain he has endured as a result of contracting the virus, and how he hopes the public will pay full attention to the Stay at Home message.Read " Stories from the COVID wards - Raymond L…"
“This just shows it can affect anyone” - Professional Body Builder, and owner of CoreFitness Gym, Stuart Core, shares his experience of being hospitalised with COVID.Read " Stories from the COVID wards: Profession…"
The first results for the Sarscov2 Immunity and Reinfection Evaluation, or SIREN study, currently running at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP), have revealed that past COVID-19 infection does provide some immunity to the virus for at least five months, but people may still carry and transmit the virus.Read " First results for COVID-19 study into vi…"
Derriford Hospital is NOT able to vaccinate members of the general public or key workers. Our clinical teams are only legally able to vaccinate people aged 80+ attending as outpatients and their registered carers plus health & care staff (who have been invited to attend by their managers or via a drop-in).Read " Update on COVID-19 vaccine…"
From 04 January 2021 the Phlebotomy Department is located at the Future Inn hotel on William Prance Road, and no longer at Home Park.Read " Phlebotomy Service moves to Future Inn…"