Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth

Return to Plymouth for radiographer

A radiographer who was raised and educated in Plymouth has returned to his home city to be a radiographer at one of the region’s most popular hospitals.

Jack Fordham-Smith has joined the busy radiology team at Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth (formerly Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre).

Raised in Plymouth, where he attended Torbridge High, Jack achieved a BTEC Level 3 in...

Patient team are seeking volunteers to help support digital consultations

The Patient Services team at University Hospitals Plymouth are looking for volunteers who can help support patients to access their NHS care through digital platforms and become ‘Digital Health Champions’.

“Since the start of the pandemic, like many health care organisations, we have had to move to using more online and virtual consultations in order to keep our patients, their...

Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth

Top marks from patients for popular Plymouth hospital

Patients who attended a popular Plymouth hospital in December have given it a score of 99.8% in a national audit which asks “would you recommend this hospital to friends and family?”

Since March last year the team at Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth (formerly Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre) have constantly changed the way the hospital operates to support the local NHS trust and...

Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth

Popular Plymouth hospital celebrates 15 years of caring

A popular Plymouth hospital which has successfully treated thousands of South West patients and which this year has not only continued that work but also supported the NHS during the pandemic to ensure NHS patients receive the care they need, has celebrated the 15th anniversary of its first patient arriving for treatment.

Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth (formerly Peninsula NHS...

Patients give top marks to popular Plymouth hospital

Since March the team at Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth (formerly Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre) have constantly changed the way the hospital operates to support the local NHS trust and its patients through the pandemic while latterly reintroducing and maintaining elective (planned) treatment.

While there has been much change one thing has remained constant, and that is the...

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Plymouth Hospitals Charity funds hospital garden transformation

lymouth Hospitals Charity has awarded £500 to help transform a small garden space at Rowan House. Healthcare Assistant, Judith Bywater has been busy brightening up a grey, concrete courtyard and is transforming it into a mini haven for staff and patients.

When the Pain Clinic and Dermatology moved over to Rowan House three years ago, the teams got together over a weekend to weed and...

Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital to become an NHS orthopaedic surgical unit

Over 12,000 NHS patients have been seen at Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic - now the independent hospital is set to become an NHS orthopaedic surgical unit as it continues to support its local NHS Trust.

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital has taken pressure off the NHS by providing additional capacity to treat...

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Hospital investment for even greater patient safety

A Plymouth hospital has invested in the latest cutting-edge technology to ensure even greater safety for patients attending an Outpatient Department appointment.

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre has installed a multi-function M8 Healthcare Monitor machine. The very latest of its type, the machine can read a patient’s height, weight, pulse and blood pressure, and calculate their Body...

‘We’re open and we’re safe' - hospital doctors in Devon urge patients to attend appointments

People in Devon are being reassured there are extensive measures in place to keep them safe when attending hospital, as doctors urge patients to make sure they take up appointments.

Many services were suspended to free up beds and staff for COVID-19 patients, but as the number of cases falls across Devon and nationwide, hospitals in the county are increasing the number of urgent and...

Luxury food brand donates 4,500 tea bags to NHS staff battling COVID-19 at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Luxury food and beverage brand, Cartwright & Butler, has donated 4,500 English Breakfast tea bags and almost 50 boxes of biscuits to University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.

With staff at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust are working tirelessly in the fight against COVID-19, the donations from Cartwright & Butler aim to not only boost the morale of the staff, but to...