News and events

To view the latest news, press releases and events from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, click the links below.
If you have any queries regarding these, please contact the Communications Team.


Staff Hero Awards winners – September 2017 (12 September 2017)
Our third Staff Heroes Awards presentation was held on Tuesday 12 September 2017. Certificates were presented to winning staff by members of the Exec Team.

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Trust achieves top results for training doctors in the region (4 September 2017)
TSDFT has achieved some of the highest performance results in the region, for the education and training of doctors, in the latest GMC Trainee Survey.

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Torbay Hospital consultant to jointly lead important national review (17 August 2017)
Dr Mike Swart has been appointed to jointly lead a national review of anaesthetic and perioperative medicine.

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Newton Abbot Minor Injury Unit x-ray services available this bank holiday weekend (16 August 2017)
Reminding local people and visitors to the area that x-ray services are available August bank holiday weekend at Newton Abbot’s Minor Injury Unit (MIU).

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Newton Abbot Community Hospital


CQC inspection brings ‘Good’ news (10 August 2017)
Care Quality Commission has assessed Torbay Hospital’s urgent and emergency services and the medicine specialties as ‘overall Good’.

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Torbay Hospital welcomes health minister (4 August 2017)
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, visited Torbay Hospital 3 August to hear first-hand about the progress being made on safe and effective care.

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Health Minister visit


Local NHS Trust leads the way in use of innovative software to speed access to patient information (28 July 2017)
TSDFT is one of the first trusts in the UK to use new innovative software that transforms the way clinicians and support staff access patient information.

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Devon’s Nursing Associate trainees start work towards pioneering new healthcare role (28 July 2017)
Trainees have started an exciting new pilot programme in hospitals and care homes across Devon, training in a new role to become Nursing Associates.

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New £26m pharmaceutical manufacturing unit officially opens in Paignton (24 July 2017)
Torbay Pharmaceuticals held an official opening today (Monday 24 July) to mark the completion of its new manufacturing unit in Paignton.

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Technical Director of Torbay Pharmaceuticals (Mark Andrews), Managing Director of Torbay Pharmaceuticals (Emma Rooth) The Trust’s Chairman (Sir Richard Ibbotson), and Non-Executive Director (David Allen OBE)


Opening celebrations planned for new information centre at Teignmouth Hospital (10 July 2017)
Join our staff this weekend (Saturday 15 July 1pm - 3pm) to celebrate the opening of a new information centre at Teignmouth Hospital.

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