A team of Plymouth patients are celebrating their achievements at the recent British Transplant Games, having won a mixture of gold, silver and bronze medals.Read " Plymouth team scoop gold, silver and bro…"
Latest News — articles for 2019
During July, the Trust’s newest MRI scanner unit welcomed its first patient through its doors.Read " First patient for MRI ‘B’…"
We are sorry to announce that we are being forced to temporarily close Tavistock Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) for a period of three months (until Tuesday 5 November 2019). This is due to staffing shortages that we cannot overcome in the short term.Read " Update on Tavistock MIU…"
Emily Bailey from Bristol has successfully completed a 300 mile cycle from London to Paris (despite a record-breaking heat wave) to raise funds for Plymouth Hospitals Charity.
Emily has chosen for the funds raised to go to the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Centre at Derriford Hospital. She credits the Mustard Tree for supporting her mum when she was undergoing chemotherapy treatment.Read " Emily Bailey completes 300 mile charity …"
A Plymouth-led project that could revolutionise care for Parkinson’s patients and staff was launched yesterday at a national event, held at the Future Inn in Plymouth.Read " National launch event held for Parkinson…"
We want to reassure families of all patients and staff in the hospital today.Read " Reassurance for families of patients and…"
The Keep Me Close fundraising appeal has received some fantastic support this summer with plenty more still to come.
The appeal is raising funds to help parents stay nearby when their new-born babies are undergoing care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Derriford Hospital.Read " Keep Me Close summer of fundraising …"
A new study has shown that people in the advanced stage of multiple sclerosis (MS) experience significant improvements in movement and balance thanks to a specialised standing frame.Read " Standing frame intervention helps MS pat…"
"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen." Ernest Hemingway famously said. Well, we’ve certainly been trying this year.Read " Come to our AGM and hear how we are List…"
A partnership that carries out health research in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, with direct benefits to patients’ health and NHS care delivery, has secured a further £9m in funding for the next five years.Read " £9 million boost to South West health re…"