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.


New £800k wellbeing centre officially opens in Brixham (9 May 2019)
The brand new £800k Friends Centre in Brixham has officially opened today (Thursday 9 May 2019).

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Photo: Friends Centre in Brixham


Does someone rely on you? A week of treats offered to unpaid Carers in Torbay (29 April 2019)
Carers from across Torbay are being invited to attend a host of events this June for some well-deserved fun and relaxation - all timed to coincide with National Carers Week 2019 (10 - 16 June).

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Logo for National Carers Week taking place in June 2019


Figures on health care in Dartmouth revealed as partners progress plans for new Health and Wellbeing Centre (12 April 2019)
A group of NHS and community partners met to review progress with new ways of delivering health and care in Dartmouth.

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£250,000 research grant for health and social care practitioners in Torbay (9 April 2019)
Patients will benefit from improved care with the award of a new £250,000 grant aimed at supporting research by health professionals..

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Heart patients waiting times cut due to new procedure at Torbay Hospital (8 April 2019)
Patients suffering from coronary artery disease can undergo a life-saving procedure for the first time - also reducing waiting times for surgery.

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Photo: Margaret Pavey (front) thanks her Cardiac Team and Torbay Hospital


Staff Heroes Awards winners – April 2019 (3 April 2019)
Congratulations to all our staff that were nominated for a Staff Heroes Award. The winners received their certificates and recognition for their hard work.

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Staff Hero Awards


Call out for local barbers to volunteer and support men undergoing cancer treatment (3 April 2019)
The Lodge Cancer Support Centre recently held workshops providing free skincare and grooming techniques for men undergoing cancer treatment.

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Photo: Men being shown skincare and grooming techniques


Doctors teach the first schools’ life-saving classes in Devon (3 April 2019)
Doctors working for the Trust have begun teaching children vital life-saving classes at the first school in Devon to welcome a new national project.

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Dr Nikole Norman teaching CPR to students


League of Friends donate £10,000 to community services (2 April 2019)
The Newton Abbot Hospital League of Friends has donated over £10,000 to the Albany Street Clinic.

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Doctors unveil new life-saving classes to Torbay school (29 March 2019)
Children are learning how to save lives thanks to newly qualified doctors from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Photo: Dr Nikole Norman teaches CPR at Spires College

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