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.


Devon equality survey (27 March 2018)
NHS South Devon and Torbay CCG are conducting a survey on ‘How far do you agree that services are commissioned, procured, designed and delivered to meet the health needs of local communities?’

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Local health and social care receive prestigious national award for integrated care (23 March 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and Torbay Council and partners, were this week (21 March) announced as the winner in the Health and Social Care category in the 2018 national Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards.

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NHS Heroes and Volunteers ensure safe care (20 March 2018)
It never rains (or snows) but it pours – so they say! Torbay and South Devon has again experienced a bout of extreme weather with much of the area covered in snow.

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Our Volunteer 4×4 Drivers (20 March 2018)
To all of our volunteer 4x4 drivers - what can we say! We’ve been blown away by your support and commitment over the past 72 hours.

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Message to all 4×4 volunteer drivers (19 March 2018)
Dr Rob Dyer, Medical Director at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, said: "I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge 'thank you' on behalf of the Trust to the army of volunteers with 4X4 vehicles.

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4x4 vehicle


Severe Weather – Press Statement (18 March 2018)
Due to the extreme weather today and the uncertainty of the weather overnight we have taken the decision to postpone all out-patient appointments for Monday 19 March.

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Blood recycling first in South West (13 March 2018)
Torbay Hospital have been leading the way when it comes in intra operative cell salvage and there is remarkable benefits for patients as a result, including reduced risk of infections and complications, shorter hospitals stays and preservation of vital blood supply.

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Virtual reality helps intensive care patient recover (13 March 2018)
The Trust has teamed up with Professor Bob Stone and the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team from University of Birmingham to install and trial their “Virtual Reality Wembury” project within Torbay Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), to improve patient rehabilitation. This is the first time the device has been used for intensive care rehabilitation in the South West.

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Open day for NHS apprenticeships (7 March 2018)
As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (5-9 March), people of all ages are invited to Torbay Hospital to discover the wide range of apprenticeship opportunities available to them within the NHS.

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Open day for NHS apprenticeships


Dr Rob Dyer: Extreme weather update (6 March 2018)
Although we haven't got much snow left now, our hospitals are still trying to catch up after all the recent severe weather. Our Medical Director explains why and what you can do to help...

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