Latest News — articles for November 2021

International shortage of antibody treatments combatted by Immunology Home Therapy Service at University Hospitals Plymouth

A patient receiving home therapy training

The Immunology Home Therapy Service at University Hospitals Plymouth has not only benefitted patients in a number of ways for over 20 years, but it is now also helping to combat an international shortage of antibody treatments. The service, run by the Immunology Specialist Nursing team at the Trust, is seeing greater numbers from Devon and Cornwall than ever before, and now includes other specialties such as haematology and neurology.

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Logistics team take on over 6,000 miles for Plymouth Hospitals Charity

The Logistics team have embarked on a 6,389 mile virtual cycle, covering the distance from Plymouth to Wuhan, China.

Logistics Manager, John Fyffe contracted COVID back in March 2020 and was admitted to Derriford Hospital for treatment. John was discharged but unfortunately suffered from long COVID which left him feeling unwell for months, suffering multiple blood clots in his lung and an enlarged heart.

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Friends take on 70 mile run in aid of Derriford Oncology Ward

Liam Brett and his friends Ryan and Adam Frame have raised a staggering £16,503 for Plymouth Hospitals Charity. The money will be donated to Brent Ward, an Oncology Ward at Derriford Hospital. 

Liam’s late fiancé, Tash, sadly lost her life to breast cancer five years ago and Liam says he wanted to do something to say thank you to the ward for the care they provided.

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