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.


National recognition for quality improvement project (8 January 2018)
Dr Keith Pohl, a junior Doctor at Torbay Hospital has won a national award for his work around reducing the use of a drug called Cyclizine, an anti- sickness drug, which is prescribed to gastroenterology patients.

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Advice to patients with planned operations and outpatient appointments in Devon (4 January 2018)
Devon is not alone in experiencing higher than normal levels of patients visiting A&E departments.

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Notice of Election (3 January 2018)
Notice is hereby given that elections will be held for the Council of Governors for Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Staff Hero Awards winners – December 2017 (19 December 2017)
Our Staff Heroes Awards presentation was held on Tuesday 19 December 2017. Certificates were presented to winning staff by members of the Exec Team.

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Staff Hero Awards


New NHS app for Devon and Cornwall will help people spend less time waiting for health services (14 December 2017)
People across Devon and Cornwall can now download a free app which gives them information about waiting and travel times for their local urgent NHS services.

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Keep warm this winter (13 December 2017)
Please be cautious and ensure you keep warm and protect yourself against the cold, this winter. Here are some tips to keep warm.

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Carer Recognition Campaign (23 November 2017)
We are asking you to join us in finding those people who don’t realise that they are a Carer or don’t realise that there is support.

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Chief Executive’s Statement: Riverview Health and Wellbeing Centre (22 November 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has issued the following statement about the current position with the Riverview Health and Wellbeing Centre.

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Preparing for winter (21 November 2017)
The Trust is preparing for increased demand for services over the winter by supporting people to keep well and providing a range of alternatives to hospital.

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New emergency care pathway 7 days a week (15 November 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have rolled out an innovative new care pathway in Torbay Hospital’s Emergency Department.

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