Clinical Engineering


Clinical Engineering (CE) provides technical support to medical equipment users in Plymouth, South West Devon and East Cornwall. Our main facilities are based at Derriford Hospital and have been established for over 50 years.

The service provides whole life management of medical devices from pre-purchase assessment through advice, safety and maintenance issues to end of life disposal.

CE offers this comprehensive range of services to all sectors of the clinical professions. Situated near to the centre of its catchment area, CE is quick to respond whilst providing the highest standards of quality and safety and is a cost-effective solution.

Clinical Engineering Mission Statement

Clinical Engineering Plymouth - delivering ISO certified management of Medical Devices to healthcare organisations across the South West, investing in skills for our staff, adding value for our customers, enabling safe and effective diagnosis, treatment and care for our communities.

Global CE Day

It is a worldwide celebration recognising the important contributions of clinical engineers to healthcare and is celebrated on the 21st of October each year.  

The clinical engineering workforce plays an essential part in delivering safe and high-quality modern healthcare. These professionals play a vital role in providing governance, clinical training, procuring and managing life-saving equipment for example ventilators.

A video which highlights the vital role Clinical Engineers in the UK played in response to COVID-19 More than 25 Clinical Engineers (From all levels) and some top leaders in the NHS took part in this film.  Use this link to access the video.

At Clinical Engineering Plymouth we like to hear from our customers, what they like about our service and what we can do better. We would appreciate if you could spend a few moments to complete our survey.

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