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Derriford Hospital

We are situated in the north of Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City.

The hospital opened its doors to the public in 1981 and has undergone continuous development making it one of the largest and most modern hospitals in the country.

The transplant unit moved to the Derriford site in 1981 and has been located on level 3 since 1986. Transplant patients are cared for at Mayflower ward, which is a 26 bedded renal ward with 8 high observation beds.

The unit incorporates dedicated teams on-site specialising in Transplantation, Haemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis, pre-dialysis care, Arterio-Venous access, Renal Dieticians and Renal Pharmacists.

Derriford Hospital Contacts

Switchboard/ Operator: 0845 155 8155

Hospital Website: www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk

Mayflower (Renal) ward: 01752 431485

Pharmacist- Laura Hauser 01752 439976

Derriford Hospital Transplant Team

Transplant Surgeons:

  • Mr Jacob Akoh, Consultant Transplant & General Surgeon.
  • Mr Jamie Barwell, Consultant Transplant & Vascular Surgeon.
  • Mr David Stell, Consultant Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon.
  • Mr Somaiah Aroori, Consultant Transplant & Hepatobiliary surgeon.
  • Mr Tahawar Rana, Transplant Surgery Fellow


Transplant Nephrologists:

  • Dr Peter Rowe, Consultant Nephrologist & Director of SWTC
  • Dr Wai Tse, Consultant Nephrologist
  • Dr Hilary Cramp, Consultant Nephrologist
  • Surgeon Commander Kristian Houlberg, Consultant Physician & Nephrologist
  • Dr Austin Hunt, Consultant Physician & Nephrologist
  • Dr Imran Saif, Consultant Nephrologist
  • Dr Andy Connor, Consultant Nephrologist
  • Dr Girish Bomaiyya, Consultant Nephrologist
  • Dr Aileen Coupe,  Consultant Nephrologist


Nurse Practitioners:

  • Linda Boorer, Transplant Nurse Consultant
  • Jeanette Tozer, Transplant Nurse Practitioner
  • Phil Isaac, Transplant Nurse Practitioner
  • Martine King, Transplant Nurse Practitioner
  • Rachel Burgess, Transplant Support Practitioner
  • Michelle Mills, Renal Transplant Administrator
    • Telephone: 01752 439957

Living Donation:

  • Sara Stacey, Living Donor Transplant Co-ordinator
    • Telephone: 01752 439955


Specialist Nurses in Organ Donation (SNOD):

  • A team of 16 SNOD's cover our region and are based in Exeter.
    • Telephone: 0300 123 1108


How to get to the Transplant Centre:


Derriford Hospital ‘Getting here’ page

For Buses and Taxis:           Click here for transport links to the hospital

Sat Nav:                                 enter postcode for the hospital 'PL6 8DH'


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