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 bank holiday (25 May 2017)
Newton Abbot’s Minor Injury Unit (MIU) has extended the opening hours for x-ray services this bank holiday (27 - 29 May 2017).

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For she’s a jolly NICE Fellow! (23 May 2017)
[caption id="attachment_11930" align="alignright" width="402"] Associate Director for Social Care, Jo Williams[/caption]Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s Associate Director for Social Care, Joanna (Jo) Williams, is one of just nine senio

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Heart Failure Service recognised at national awards (16 May 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s Heart Failure Service has been awarded ‘highly commended’ at a national event hosted by the BMJ.

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Local mental health practitioner scoops national award (15 May 2017)
Torbay’s CAMHS are celebrating after one of their Advanced Practitioners was announced as the Mental Health Practice Award winner at the RCNi Nurse Awards.

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Alan Wilmott with colleagues from the CAMHS team


Public invited to clinical research open day (10 May 2017)
Local residents are being invited to learn more about clinical research in the NHS at an International Clinical Trials Day event being held on Monday 22 May (3pm-7pm) at Torbay Hospital’s Horizon Centre.

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Public invited to clinical research open day


Local health and social care staff shine in the spotlight (8 May 2017)
Outstanding staff and volunteers from across Torbay and South Devon health and social care services have been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating their hard work and dedication

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Louisa Cary Fundraising team with Chief Nurse Jane Viner


A week of treats offered to unpaid carers in Torbay (26 April 2017)
Carers from across Torbay are being invited to attend a host of events this June for some well-deserved fun and relaxation - all timed to coincide with National Carers Week 2017 (12 – 18 June).

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A week of treats offered to unpaid carers in Torbay


Princesses and superheroes help save £4,000 Louisa Cary fish tank (26 April 2017)
Torbay Hospital and Louisa Cary Ward fundraising group are celebrating after £4,406 has been raised for the replacement of their 17 year-old fish tank.

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Princesses and superheroes help save £4,000 Louisa Cary fish tank


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

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