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Milestones reached as NHS Nightingale Hospital Exeter helps to further reduce the region’s waiting list (16 May 2022)
Over 15,000 people from Devon have accessed facilities provided at the Nightingale Hospital Exeter, helping to reduce waiting times for certain procedures.
People in Torbay and South Devon are benefitting from new COVID-19 treatments for those at highest risk in the community (3 May 2022)
Neutralising monoclonal antibodies (nMABs) or antiviral treatments are available for people at the highest risk of severe COVID-19 infection.
COVID-19 inpatient numbers approach new high in Devon (17 March 2022)
High COVID-19 numbers are having a very significant impact across Devon’s health and care system.
Get NHS advice quickly ahead of ‘winter like no other’ (14 December 2021)
Use NHS 111 online to get urgent medical advice quickly as we enter what England’s top doctor says will be a ‘winter like no other’.
Devon health and care system: COVID-19 impacts and increased demand for services (10 September 2021)
Devon’s health and care system remains under pressure. Those in most urgent need are being prioritised. But some patients will wait longer for treatment.
Help us to help you – Devon’s health and care system under extreme pressure (27 August 2021)
The Devon health and social care system is under extreme pressure due to high demand for services and the number of staff and patients affected by Covid-19.
Planned operations may need to be postponed as COVID-19 cases rise (21 July 2021)
We are aware that due to the current pressures that the health system is facing, some planned operations may need to be postponed.