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Visitors urged to ‘visit responsibly’ to help reduce the spread of flu (19 January 2017)
Hospital staff are appealing to visitors of patients in local hospitals to ‘visit responsibly’ to help reduce the spread of influenza (flu).

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Patient Transport team raise £2,466 for Torbay CAMHS (5 January 2017)
Torbay Hospital’s Patient Transport team has raised £2,466.21 for the Torbay Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) by taking part in a three day cycle ride from Torquay to Land’s End.

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Patient Transport team raise £2,466 for Torbay CAMHS


Awards for local apprentices (4 January 2017)
On Thursday 8 December, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) held an Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony, in collaboration with South Devon College, to recognise the commitment, contribution and success of the many people involved in their apprenticeships.

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Therapists needed to give a helping hand (9 December 2016)
Are you a trained complementary therapist with some spare time to help local people with cancer and their carers? The Lodge Cancer Support Centre is looking for volunteer therapists to offer massage, aromatherapy, reflexology or reiki treatments to patients with cancer or their carers.

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Blue Shield Awards deadline extended: nominate your healthcare heroes (2 December 2016)
Nominations are still open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff across Torbay and South Devon. However, the deadline for nominations to be received has been extended to Friday 16 December 2016.

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Families invited to Torbay Hospital’s baby remembrance weekend (28 November 2016)
Torbay Hospital is inviting local families who have experienced the loss of a baby, in pregnancy or in the early days of life, to remember their loved ones this Christmas. This year's annual baby remembrance weekend is being held on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December and gives families an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation.

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Gulls players DARE to sign up for diabetes research (22 November 2016)
Several players from Torquay United Football Club have shown their commitment to the local community by taking part in a diabetic genetic study run by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Gulls players DARE to sign up for Diabetes Research


Only two weeks left to nominate your healthcare heroes for a Blue Shield Award! (18 November 2016)
Nominations are now open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff across Torbay and South Devon. However, the deadline for nominations to be received, Friday 2 December 2016, is fast approaching.

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Blue Shield Awards


Torbay Health Care Assistant encourages flu vaccination after near-death experience (11 November 2016)
A Torbay Hospital Health Care Assistant (HCA), who ended up in a coma after contracting flu, is calling on all those eligible for the free vaccination to have the jab now.

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Over £2 million extra a year to support people to recover at home (20 October 2016)
From October 2016 Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) is investing £2.31m a year in Intermediate Care services.

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