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Derriford Hospital

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is the largest hospital in the south west peninsula.

Contacts details

Address:Derriford Hospital
Derriford Road
Telephone number: 01752 202082 or 439091

We provide services for patients at the following main sites, as well as through clinics at other local hospitals and care centres:

  • Derriford Hospital including The Royal Eye Infirmary (REI)
    The widest range of hospital-based services on the peninsula. What sets our trust apart from the majority of acute hospital trusts is both the scope and scale of the services we offer on one site.
  • Minor Injury Units
    Urgent care for minor injuries and illnesses is provided at the Minor Injury Unit, Cumberland Centre, as well as at minor injury units in Tavistock and Kingsbridge.
  • Child Development Centre
    Developmental services for young children are provided at the Child Development Centre, Scott Business Park.
  • The Plymouth Dialysis Unit
    Patients needing treatment for renal failure are cared for in state-of-the-art, purpose-built facilities in Eaton Business Park.
  • Radiology Academy
    The Plymouth Radiology Academy is the only purpose-built Radiology Academy in the world and provides an inspirational environment in which to learn radiology.

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Leading with excellence and caring with compassion.

Specialisms and services

  • Maternity and midwifery services
  • Termination of pregnancies
  • Family planning
  • Treatment of disease, disorder or injury
  • Assessment or medical treatment for persons detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Surgical procedures
  • Diagnostic and screening procedures
  • Management of supply of blood and blood-derived products
  • Caring for adults under 65 years old
  • Caring for children (0 years old)


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Age range
  • Early Years - 0 to 5 years
  • Preparing for Adulthood
  • Primary - 5 to 11 years
  • Secondary - 11 to 18 years
  • Core response
  • Approved

  • Based: Plymouth
    • Everyone, regardless of age

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