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Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre

GP praises care at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre

Authored by Mary

When Dr Susanne Charlton, 56, a GP at Port View Surgery, Saltash, cellist and novelist, needed treatment for trigger thumb and a carpal tunnel decompression, she turned to Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth.

Susanne, who lives in Launceston, and is also a clinical assistant in radiotherapy at Derriford Hospital, had been experiencing pain in her arm and hand on and off for...

Senior nurse joins Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre

Authored by Mary

Senior nurse Linda Wyatt has joined popular hospital Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre as Day Surgery and Endoscopy Manager.

Linda began her nursing career as a healthcare assistant in Primrose Ward, Derriford Hospital, caring for patients who had undergone breast surgery.

She completed her nursing degree at the University of Plymouth in 2006 and re-joined Derriford Hospital as...

Patients give popular hospital top marks

Authored by Mary

Patients have given Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre a score of 100% for its ophthalmology services, according to the latest results from the national Friends and Family Test.

The hospital’s day ward scored 99.5%, its inpatient ward 99% and its endoscopy department 98.8%

Overall, Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre scored 94.5% from the 784 patients who completed the Friends and...

Patients give popular hospital top marks

Authored by Mary

Patients have given Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre a score of 100% for its ophthalmology and endoscopy services, according to the latest results from the national Friends and Family Test.

The hospital’s day ward scored 99.6%

Overall, Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre scored 97% from the 813 patients who completed the Friends and Family questionnaire during the month of December...

Hospital festive fundraising makes £1108 for local charity

Authored by Mary

Big-hearted patients, visitors and members of staff at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre have raised an amazing £1108 through a number of festive activities, in aid of the hospital’s chosen charity – Improving Lives Plymouth.

The fundraising activities included a Christmas Craft Fair with gifts and goodies hand made by members of staff and patients; the sponsored wearing of Christmas...

Hospital Christmas craft fair raises around £700 for local charity

Authored by Mary

Hand crafted gifts created by patients and members of staff at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre and sold at the hospital’s Christmas craft fair, have raised around £700 in aid of hospital’s chosen charity, Improving Lives Plymouth.

Mark White, Hospital Director at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre, commented: “This is the second Christmas craft fair we have hosted, and this year’s has been...

‘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...

100% score from patients for orthopaedics at Peninsula

Authored by Mary

Patients have given Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre a score of 100% for its orthopaedic surgery, according to the latest results from the national Friends and Family Test.

All providers of health care are required to carry out the Family and Friends Test as part of the NHS’ commitment to improving the patient experience. The results of the test rest on the level to which a patient...

Mother and daughter team patient liaison at popular hospital

Authored by Mary

Mother and daughter team Paula Thompson and Kirsty Heiss have been appointed by popular hospital Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre, to manage its growing number of patients who are choosing to pay for their care.

Paula has a background in the health care sector, with many years’ experience in communicating with patients. She trained as a dental nurse and combined her skills with the role...

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre gets perfect scores from patients

Authored by Mary

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre has scored perfect marks from patients in the latest figures from the Friends and Family Test.

All providers of health care are required to carry out the Family and Friends Test as part of the NHS’ commitment to improving the patient experience. The results of the test rest on the level to which a patient would recommend a health care facility to their...

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