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The Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital is for patients with a variety of urgent and emergency conditions. This is a walk-in service which means at peak times the department can get busy.
The Child Development Centre (CDC) is an assessment centre which provides both initial outpatient assessment and continuing treatment and support for children.
Healthwatch Plymouth helps people get the best out of their local health and social care services. We actively gather feedback from all sections of the community about positive and negative experiences of using health and social care services in Plymouth.
HIV is a viral infection that can be passed on through unprotected sex, by sharing infected injecting equipment and from an HIV positive mother to her child during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding.
Children and young adults who are seriously addicted to computer games will now be able to get help on the NHS after the launch of country's first specialist clinic.
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides specialist medical intensive care treatment for extremely preterm and sick newborn babies in the South West Peninsula, that is, Exeter, Torbay, Barnstaple, Truro and Plymouth.
Most children having an operation have a general anaesthetic. This means that they are unconscious (asleep) and cannot feel, hear or see anything. Specialist doctors called anaesthetists look after you and are with you all the time you are asleep.
St Luke's Services provides a seamless specialist palliative care service across all care settings under one management team. The service consists of staff from Plymouth Hospitals Trust, three local Healthcare Trusts and St Luke's, the independent charitable hospice.
The Healthy Futures Social Prescribing Service works with GP practices in Plymouth to support patients who would like support to access activities and services in the community to improve their health and wellbeing.
At Plymouth hospital we create an exceptional experience for all NHS and Private Patients, with a dedication to delivering the highest standards of quality and safety. We will treat you quickly and support you in recovery, helping you to feel better, faster.