News and events

To view the latest news, press releases and events from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, click the links below.
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Newton Abbot Minor Injury Unit extends x-ray services this Easter (11 April 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has extended the opening hours for x-ray services this Easter at Newton Abbot’s Minor Injury Unit (MIU). With the Easter holiday period now in full swing, the unit, based at Newton Abbot Community Hospital, will be on-hand to help deal with any minor injuries or aliments people may have.

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Survivor and surgeon take to supercars for local bowel cancer charity (6 April 2017)
A fantastic collection of supercars have been driving a crucial message from Lands-End to Bristol for a super cause. The ‘BCW Grand Tour’, lead by local charity Bowel Cancer West, included a Lamborghini, a Porsche and more to draw attention to bowel cancer in the hope of saving lives during bowel cancer awareness month in April.

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Survivor and surgeon take to supercars for local bowel cancer charity


Monica Bulman on BBC One’s ‘Holding Back the Years’ (31 March 2017)
Did you catch our famous nurse Monica on BBC One this week? Angela Rippon joins 83 year old nurse Monica Bulman for the show 'Holding Back the Years'.

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Staff Hero Awards winners – March 2017 (29 March 2017)
A second Staff Heroes Awards presentation was held in the Bayview Restaurant on Tuesday 28 March 2017. Certificates were presented to award winning staff by Chief Executive Mairead McAlinden.

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Text reminder service – get the message (21 March 2017)
Starting Monday 27 March 2017, the Trust will be sending text message reminders a few days before your appointment to remind you of the date and time you are due to attend. Text reminders will be sent for appointments

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Health and Social Care staff would recommend local NHS as a place to work or be treated (7 March 2017)
The result of the annual NHS Staff survey, published today, shows TSDFT staff rated the Trust highly as a place to work and receive treatment.

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Open day highlights NHS apprenticeship opportunities (28 February 2017)
As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017 (6-10 March), people of all ages are invited to Torbay Hospital to discover the wide range of apprenticeship opportunities available to them within the NHS. TSDFT is hosting a drop-in event for prospective apprentices at Torbay Hospital on Monday 6 March.

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Open day highlights NHS apprenticeship opportunities


Torbay Hospital League of Friends fund £65k ophthalmoscopy simulator (27 February 2017)
The League of Friends raised £65,000 for the simulator which will help to further enhance the care provided to ophthalmology patients in Torbay and South Devon.

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Torbay Hospital League of Friends fund £65k ophthalmoscopy simulator


New £15m intensive care unit and main entrance opens at Torbay Hospital (22 February 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust officially opened its new intensive care unit and main entrance at Torbay Hospital, Wednesday 22 2017.

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New £15m intensive care unit and main entrance opens at Torbay Hospital


Choosing the right NHS Service with Dr Mike Haugh (16 February 2017)
Dr Mike Haugh talks about choosing the right NHS service to get the best and most appropriate treatment, if you or someone you know is unwell or injured.

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Choosing the right NHS service

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