We are thrilled to announce that Stuart Windsor has been appointed as our new Future Hospital Director, following a competitive process.Read " Stuart appointed as our Future Hospital …"
Latest News — articles for February 2021
Professor Matthew Cramp has won the Excellence in Transplantation Award as part of the 2021 UK Awards for Excellence in Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation.Read " Excellence Award for Matthew…"
On Thursday 11 February, Patient Services Manager, Claire Jukes received a phone call from the Duke of Cambridge. His Royal Highness, Prince William spoke one-on-one with Claire about the work she and the Patient Experience team have been doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read " The Duke of Cambridge thanks staff at UH…"
Hospital staff mark LGBT+ History Month with a positive message of inclusive healthcare, through the NHS Rainbow Badge.Read " The NHS Rainbow Badge…"
We apologise to anyone who had to queue at Home Park today. We have deployed more staff to vaccinate and whilst the queue is constantly moving we have staff going through the queue identifying people who are more frail and bringing them to the front.Read " Queues at Home Park Vaccination Centre…"
Our long-standing Deputy Chief Executive, Nick Thomas, will retire from April 2021. Nick has been with the NHS since 1984 and part of the #1BigTeam at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust since 1995. He was nominated Deputy Chief Executive in 2015.Read " Deputy Chief Executive to retire…"
A nurse has shared her experience to warn of the risk of passing on coronavirus to somebody who is shielding because they are clinically extremely vulnerable.Read " A nurse's reality of being clinically ex…"
Thousands of patients at Derriford Hospital have used video consultations for their healthcare appointments instead of having to attend in person and rate their experience very highly.Read " Over 10,000 hospital appointments conduc…"
27-year-old Jonathon was a recent patient on one of our Covid wards. A keen runner and mountain biker, he never thought he would end up being hospitalised when he tested positive for Covid.Read " 'I think people who say Covid isn't real…"