Derriford Hospital

Derriford Hospital

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
Location Derriford, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Care system Public NHS
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Peninsula Medical School
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
Beds 1100
Founded June 9th 1981 (official opening)
Lists Hospitals in England

Derriford Hospital, is a large teaching hospital situated in Plymouth, England. The hospital serves Plymouth and nearby areas in 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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