All of the trainee pharmacist who were at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) from July 2021 to August 2022 have passed their registration exam and are now registered qualified pharmacists.Read " Trainee pharmacists at University Hospit…"
Latest News — articles for August 2022
Medical students whose studies have been interrupted by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine were able to visit University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust as part of a summer school run by the University of Plymouth.Read " Ukrainian medical students visit Univers…"
The car park outside of the Derriford hospital Maternity Department will be closed as of Monday 22 August 2022.Read " Maternity Entrance Carpark Closure FAQs…"
Dr Somnath Bagchi, a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at the University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP), has been nominated for a Make a Difference award with BBC Radio Devon thanks to his work during the pandemic.Read " UHP Consultant nominated for Make a Diff…"
Miloš Stankovic, who works at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP), is taking on a 725km solo hike through the Grande Traversée des Alpes to raise money for Veterans Aid.Read " UHP vaccinator swaps jabbing for tabbing…"
When Neonatal Sister Tracey Halton started her annual leave in June, she had plans to watch the tennis and celebrate her anniversary with husband Dan Halton.
Little did she know that she would be on a plane joining her husband in Ukraine with an hours’ notice, to provide medical aid to a hospital in Uzhhorod with the group Plymouth Ukraine Medical Aid (PUMA).Read " University Hospitals Plymouth Staff Deli…"
We are delighted to announce that UHP’s Mass Vaccination Team has been shortlisted for the HSJ Covid Vaccination Programme Award. Their extraordinary approach has seen them build true vaccine confidence whilst working collaboratively to safely provide reassurance in rolling out the programme and contributing to the greatest mass vaccination programme in history.Read " UHP is shortlisted for HSJ Covid Vaccina…"
Staff from University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) have been helping to bring health care to the community by providing hepatitis testing outside of the hospital.
On World Hepatitis Day (28 July), the team brought mobile testing into Plymouth City Centre to raise awareness around Hep C and to test those who are at high risk of contracting the virus.Read " #BeFreeOfHepC: the UHP staff helping to …"
Lucy Pascoe, a Physician Associate (PA) at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has become the first in the UK to achieve a Diploma in Geriatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians.Read " First Physician Associate in UK with Dip…"
Teams at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) are set to help staff provide a better death for end-of-life patients following the introduction of new training.
The European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care (ECEPC) is an eight-week course delivered online to healthcare professionals who are keen to increase their palliative and end of life (EOL) care knowledge. The course aims to provide staff with the knowledge and confidence to give the best possible support to patients through symptom control, communication, and drug management.