Coronavirus update - July 2021 onwards
To protect the safety of our patients and staff the below safety measures are in place inside our hospital:
Wear a face covering - we will provide you with a clinical mask when you arrive at the hospital and we ask that you keep this on for the duration of your visit.
Sanitise or wash your hands regularly - please clean your hands on arrival and regularly throughout your visit using our hand sanitising stations.
Social distancing - please make sure you follow the social distancing signs and directional markers you see around the hospital.
Please come alone - we ask you to come alone to your appointments. Except in exceptional circumstances we are not accepting visitors. This includes visiting relatives or friends who are staying in hospital. Please do not visit the hospital, unless you have an appointment which requires you to attend.
Arrive on time - please arrive at the time of your appointment. Early attendance may mean we ask you to wait outside the hospital until your appointment is due.
Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital has built an excellent reputation of providing first class clinical care since opening its' doors in 1971. Our traditional matron-led nursing team provide 24-hour care that's tailored to your individual needs, whilst ensuring the highest of hygiene standards are maintained.
Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital is proud to support medical professionals in their pursuit of continuing professional education. The Hospital’s Medical Society approves grants, made from Nuffield Health resources, in order to advance and ensure clinical safety through consultant attendance at relevant educational conferences and events.
You can choose your own expert consultant who will guide you through your treatment journey, overseeing your complete recovery. We offer a special focus in the areas of orthopaedic surgery, cosmetic surgery, diagnostic imaging and women's health.
We take great pride in maintaining your privacy and dignity at all times, ensuring you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible throughout your stay with us in Plymouth.
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update on how we have responded following our last CQC report
Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital’s last CQC inspection was in July 2015.
"We are pleased that the Hospital has been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC across outpatients and diagnostics services, which were found to be well run and safe. Also that the CQC highlighted that surgical services were outstanding for patient care, receiving consistently positive feedback. The inspectors were keen to point out that this rating is not given lightly.
We are however, disappointed with the findings in relation to our surgery and children’s services. We took the difficult decision to cease our inpatient children’s services and focus on providing a high quality outpatients children’s service where children can be seen by many of our Consultant specialists who see children regularly in their NHS practice.
Our Surgical safety processes are embedded and our most recent WHO (World Health Organisation) Safety processes audit showed 100% compliance.
The report shows many good and outstanding practices in our surgical services such as our hip and knee and replacement surgeries which were scored 6th and 19th best in the country respectively in the PROMs (Patient Reported Outcome Measures).
Patient safety and high quality care has always been and always will be our number one priority and we work with highly experienced consultants, physicians and nursing staff. Staff were reported as being responsive, attentive, reassuring, compassionate and professional.
We have worked proactively and positively with the CQC to demonstrate that we have completed all actions from the report and have requested a reinspection to demonstrate that the current CQC rating does not reflect the service now offered by this hospital. We meet with our CQC representative on a regular basis to demonstrate our compliance with the CQC standards and to highlight our high standards and patient feedback.
Should any patient have questions or concerns about any of our services they should contact our Plymouth hospital directly.”
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