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Lace Open Day

Axe Vale Lace Group OPEN DAY with supplier Claire’s Lace in attendance to supply all your lace requirements. Everyone welcome to come along and watch members making lace, browse the members exhibition and ask questions between 11am and 4pm at Colyford Memorial Hall, EX24 6QA. Bring your lace pillow and join in or have a go on a practice pillow.

‘Outstanding’ hospital to hold recruitment open day for nurses and radiographers

Authored by Mary

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth, the first hospital of its kind in the country to be rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, is on the lookout for more nurses and radiographers to join its successful teams.

The hospital would like to hear from Nursing and Midwifery Council registered nurses, and Health and Care Professions Council registered operating department...

Red Cross in Plymouth invites you to join their Refugee Week celebration open day

Authored by News Desk

The British Red Cross in Plymouth will be celebrating World Refugee Day on Wednesday 20 June with an open day at their offices in Catherine Street and they invite the people of Plymouth to join them.

Members of the community are invited to attend the celebrations from 11am. There will be fun activities throughout the day including a quiz, guest speakers and live music. A selection of...

Open day showcases hospital’s new robot

Authored by Mary

An open day for patients, carers and members of the public is being held next week to showcase the work of a new robot used to treat radical prostatectomies.

On Wednesday 24 June, between 10am-12noon, patients and members of the public will get the opportunity to see for themselves how the robot works and the intricate tasks it can perform. The open day will be held on the level 3...

Theatres and critical care showcase career opportunities

Authored by Mary

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is hosting an Open Day on Saturday 7th March, for experienced and newly qualified nurses and operating department practitioners that are looking at a career in theatres or Critical Care.

The day will include talks from speakers from all areas, introducing the day and the opportunities available. There will also be areas set up with information about the...

Students invited to discover their future at UTC Plymouth

Authored by Actuate Marketing

Students entering year 10 or 12 in September have a chance to learn about what their future may hold when UTC Plymouth and its employer partners host an open day at the college this Thursday (16 October).

Taking place at 5:30pm this Thursday, prospective students will have the chance to tour the state-of-the-art engineering facilities, talk to current students and teachers and even...

Plymouth University on show this weekend

Authored by Mike Page

Plymouth University’s award-winning campus and teaching and learning excellence will go on show to prospective students and their families next week.

Thousands of people are expected to attend the Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 11 October, where they will be given tours of the campus and wider city to get a flavour of what life would be like as a Plymouth University student....

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre open day

Come and look around the hospital that 95 per cent of patients would recommend to their family and friends for orthopaedic and cataract surgery!

Meet the team, visit the wards and take a behind-the-scenes tour of their theatres and other departments.

Have a mini health check: height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, blood sugar, pulse, gait analysis, eye test.

Information stalls and refreshments available.

The Treatment Centre is located on the International Business Park, 600 yards from the Future Inn.

10am to 4pm

For more details call 01752...

Plymouth University to host second autumn Undergraduate Open Day

Authored by JamesM

Plymouth University’s world class facilities will again go on show to prospective students and their families at a second Undergraduate Open Day this autumn.

Around 10,000 people attended a similar event in October, where they were given a glimpse of why Plymouth has this year earned a place among the top 300 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

With...

Derriford Hospital's Open Day "a massive success"

Authored by JenniferJ

Derriford Hospital's first public Open Day in more than a decade has been hailed as a massive success.

More than 2,000 people went along to Plymouth's flagship NHS hospital on Saturday 28 September to find out for themselves what goes on behind the doors and managers say that the initial feedback has been "overwhelming positive".

The doors officially opened at 10am but visitors...

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