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.


Maternity services awarded international Baby Friendly status (1 July 2019)
Maternity services at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Accreditation from UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund.

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Children’s nurse awarded top nursing title (28 June 2019)
Lisa Pullen, a community children’s nurse with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse (QN).

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Technology enabled care showcased in Torbay (27 June 2019)
Local people can find out how Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) can transform lives at an information event (29 June 2019) in Brixham.

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Torbay’s unpaid carers ‘take a break’ for Carers Week (21 June 2019)
Unpaid carers from across Torbay recently enjoyed a host of treats at a series of events timed to coincide with National Carers Week 2019.

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Photo: Carers on a boat


Torbay Hospital holds recruitment open day (14 June 2019)
Anyone aged over 16 is invited to attend a recruitment open day at Torbay Hospital on Monday 17 June 2019.

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Day Surgery Teams’ International Awards for Innovation (13 June 2019)
The Trust’s acclaimed Day Surgery team has earned an international accolade from their peers.

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Photo: Ciska Usk, Mary Stocker and Anne-Marie Bougeard


Armed Forces and Trust sign Armed Forces partnership (13 June 2019)
The Trust and the Army jointly signed an Armed Forces Covenant at a ceremony at Torbay Hospital.

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Photo: Chief Executive Liz Davenport and Captain Ben Kirby (of 243 (Wessex) Field Hospital (the local Army Reserve Medical Unit)


League of Friends donate equipment to help local people (11 June 2019)
The League of Friends of the former Paignton Community Hospital has donated thousands of pounds worth of new equipment to the Paignton Community Nursing team.

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Photo: Staff and League of Friends with donated equipment


Nominate your NHS Staff Hero for an award! (11 June 2019)
Nominations are now open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff in care across Torbay and South Devon.

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Staff Hero Awards


Former users help others kick the drug habit (10 June 2019)
The Torbay Drug and Alcohol Service has recruited new volunteer staff with direct experience of the service.

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Photo: Marc Baker and Selena Hussey, Drug Service volunteers

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