Tag Archives : Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust


Plymouth calls for Government to consider ‘soft opt out’ on organ donation

  Plymouth City Council is calling on the Government to consider a ‘soft opt out’ system on organ donation, following last week’s launch of the #TimeToSign organ donation campaign. The Council has put forward a motion backing a move away from people having to ‘opt-in’ to organ donation, to the system backed by both the […]


Plymouth flu jab campaign launch

People in Plymouth who are eligible are being urged to have their flu jabs, as figures reveal that last winter four in every ten flu outbreaks in England were linked to schools. Residents aged 65 and over, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged 2, 3, and 4, and children in […]


Plymouth care event raises £877 for charity

A raffle held at Plymouth City Council’s Celebrating Excellence in Care event raised £877 for charity. Members of the Council’s Quality Assurance and Improvement Team, along with Councillor Lynda Bowyer, Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care for Plymouth City Council, presented the cheque to the Children’s Happy Hospital Fund at Derriford Hospital. In […]


HIV Testing Week and Pledge to go red for World AIDS Day 2015

People across Plymouth are being urged to pledge to go red for HIV Testing Week (21-30 November 2015) and World AIDS Day (1 December 2015) The Eddystone Trust, the local HIV and sexual health charity, Plymouth City Council which is the strategic lead for Public Health in the city, and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which […]