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Logistics team take on over 6,000 miles for Plymouth Hospitals Charity

The Logistics team have embarked on a 6,389 mile virtual cycle, covering the distance from Plymouth to Wuhan, China.

Logistics Manager, John Fyffe contracted COVID back in March 2020 and was admitted to Derriford Hospital for treatment. John was discharged but unfortunately suffered from long COVID which left him feeling unwell for months, suffering multiple blood clots in his lung and an enlarged heart.

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Friends take on 70 mile run in aid of Derriford Oncology Ward

Liam Brett and his friends Ryan and Adam Frame have raised a staggering £16,503 for Plymouth Hospitals Charity. The money will be donated to Brent Ward, an Oncology Ward at Derriford Hospital. 

Liam’s late fiancé, Tash, sadly lost her life to breast cancer five years ago and Liam says he wanted to do something to say thank you to the ward for the care they provided.

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Public donations help local communities across Devon

Donations made to support the NHS during the COVID 19 pandemic are reaching local communities across the county.

Eight local organisations are receiving a share of £534,639 allocated to Devon as part of the NHS Charities Together Community Partnership Grants Programme - formed as a result of NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal launched in March 2020.


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MRI Play Rocket lands at Derriford Hospital

Plymouth Hospitals Charity is delighted to announce the arrival of a new MRI play rocket at Derriford Hospital. The rocket-shaped mock-MRI machine is designed to ease anxiety for children.

The play scanner allows the child to practice lying still in an MRI- like environment, so when they go through with a real MRI scan they are more likely to complete their scan. This MRI play rocket is one of fewer than 20 available worldwide.

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