Getting here

There are a number of ways to travel to Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth, including public transport.

Bus: You can take buses from Plymouth city centre to Tavistock Road and Derriford Hospital. The Saltash Hopper bus service is an alternative running services during the morning and early afternoon.

Taxi: Plymouth train station is a 10 minute taxi ride away, or there is limited free on-site parking available.

Please call us on 01752 506 070 if you need more information about transport to the hospital.

Free parking

On-site parking is free of charge for patients and visitors but parking is limited. For patients with disabilities, there is a disabled car park at the front of the hospital near the main entrance.

Free Wi-Fi, TV and phone calls

We have free Wi-Fi access, and patients can make free local telephone calls from their bedside. Each patient also has access to a television, which is free of charge too, so you won’t miss your favourite programmes!


All areas of our hospital are accessible to wheelchair users. Portable hearing loops are available at the main reception desk and can be carried around the hospital as required.

Our patient information is available in a range of languages, large print and Braille, on request from the main reception desk. We can arrange an interpretation service to support you if English is not your preferred language, just let us know your requirements in advance of your appointment.

On-site café

There is an on-site café for takeaway. The menu changes daily and provides good variety at a reasonable price. During your stay in our inpatient ward, our menu also changes daily, offering a wide range of food, snacks and beverages, 24hrs a day.


Visiting hours are from 2:00pm – 8:00pm. For patients with special requirements, visiting is open on presentation of a visitors’ passport supplied by the Ward Team.

Visiting outside of these times may be permitted with agreement from the Ward Manager, so please just ask if you need us to try and arrange a more flexible visit.

Your room

We have single en-suite rooms or a same-sex shared en-suite rooms available. This is part of our commitment to patient dignity, and helps ensure a more comfortable and relaxed stay.

When you arrive please register at reception so we know you’re here. A member of staff will collect you for your appointment.

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