Derriford Hospital

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Derriford Hospital
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

The front entrance to the Hospital
Geography
LocationDerriford, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care systemPublic NHS
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityPeninsula Medical School
Services
Emergency departmentYes Accident & Emergency
Beds1100
History
FoundedJune 9th 1981 (official opening)
Links
Websitehttp://www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk
ListsHospitals in England
 
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Coordinates: 50°24′58″N 4°06′51″W / 50.4162°N 04.1141°W / 50.4162; -04.1141

Derriford Hospital
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

The front entrance to the Hospital
Geography
LocationDerriford, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care systemPublic NHS
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityPeninsula Medical School
Services
Emergency departmentYes Accident & Emergency
Beds1100
History
FoundedJune 9th 1981 (official opening)
Links
Websitehttp://www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk
ListsHospitals in England

Derriford Hospital is a large teaching hospital in Plymouth, England. The hospital serves Plymouth and nearby areas of Devon and Cornwall. It also provides tertiary cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery and renal transplant surgery for the whole of the South West Peninsula. The hospital is used for clinical training of medical students from the Peninsula Medical School which is maintained by the University of Plymouth and the University of Exeter.

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