Archives for Weekend Diagnosis

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Weekend Diagnosis: Torbay Hospital celebrates milestone (1 February 2017)
This Weekend Diagnosis is from Lesley Darke, our Director of Estates and Commercial DevelopmentOver the last couple of years, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has been undertaking an exciting £15m project to deliver a brand new, state-of-t

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Weekend Diagnosis: Choosing the right service for your injury or illness (18 January 2017)
Winter often leads to increased pressures on health services, and Torbay Hospital is currently experiencing this particularly in the Emergency Department.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Out with the old and in with the new healthier you (4 January 2017)
With the Christmas festivities and New Year celebrations now behind us, January often signals a new start for many.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Choose well this Christmas (21 December 2016)
Christmas is always a very busy time of year for the health service. The season can be a time of year when more of us will need to access health services.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Improving the quality of care at home (23 November 2016)
Supporting people to be able to live independent lives at home is a core aim as we transform the way we provide care. To do this we need to have the right high quality services in place.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Long-awaited parking improvements at Torbay Hospital complete (10 November 2016)
Parking is often the first experience people have of the hospital and the parking difficulties experienced by patients, visitors and staff at Torbay have been well documented over the years.

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Weekend Diagnosis: The best bed is your own bed (12 October 2016)
Read about the experiences of two of our patients - both being helped to recover at home by our dedicated teams of Intermediate Care staff.

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Staff from the Paignton & Brixham Intermediate Care team


Weekend Diagnosis: Being a flu fighter (28 September 2016)
Flu season is fast approaching and GP surgeries will be running vaccination clinics very soon to provide people with the best protection against the virus.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Care where you want to receive it – in your own home (14 September 2016)
People have told us that when they need care, they would like support to remain at home where possible, and if not there, at a place nearer to home.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Volunteer ‘way finders’ helping our visitors (31 August 2016)
Judy Saunders, Director of Workforce and Organisational Development, talks about our latest project launched by the Employability Hub, in conjunction with our volunteers’ service, a way-finding service for Torbay Hospital patients and visitors.

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