As the local acute hospital, the Trust became the focal point for a huge amount of goodwill from the local community during the immediate response to COVID-19.Read " Notice on COVID-19 Donations (Non-Moneta…"
Latest News — articles for March 2020
Teams treating Covid-19 patients will be able to step into a secret flower garden at University Hospitals Plymouth after flowers were donated that were destined for Chelsea Flower Show.Read " Secret garden haven for NHS heroes at De…"
A new arrangement will come into place from Monday 30 March which will see two community health services delivered at Home Park Stadium, the home of Plymouth Argyle Football Club.Read " Plymouth Argyle open up grandstand to lo…"
Sadly, we can confirm two patients who had been cared for at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.Read " Coronavirus Statement…"
In light of the Government’s broadcast tonight outlining strict new curbs for the way we live, we wanted to share with our UHP response.Read " Urgent message to staff re curbs on life…"
To ensure we maximise the safety of our vulnerable patients and keep our staff well at work, we are asking visitors to respect the changes we have made to the public visiting patients in the Trust.Read " Patient visitors during COVID-19 outbrea…"
Following the announcement by the Prime Minister that the public are being asked to avoid non-essential contact with other people, we have taken the decision that all non-urgent outpatient appointments will be switched to telephone or another non face-to-face method, e.g. online or they will be postponed.Read " Changes to Non-Urgent Outpatient Appoint…"
At UHP we have put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services continue to be available to the public.Read " Treating COVID-19 Patients…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) is committed to ending the stigma around mental health. One in four of us will experience a mental health problem at any one time, and nine in ten people who have experienced a mental health problem have faced negative treatment from others.Read " Breaking the silence around workplace me…"
Standards of cleanliness at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) have been rated as 99%, according to a recent report published by the NHS Commissioning Board.Read " Patient-led assessment praises standards…"