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 rapid response team easing pressure on 999 ambulances (23 January 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is developing its in-house patient transport services in a bid to ease pressure on 999 emergency ambulances.

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Photo featuring staff and patient using a new Raizer Chair


Totnes Community Hospital’s Minor Injuries Unit temporarily closed (17 January 2019)
The Minor Injuries Unit at Totnes Community Hospital has been temporarily closed today (Thursday 17 January 2019)

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New maternity video package to launch across Torbay and South Devon (16 January 2019)
Families will soon have access to a collection of health information videos, from preconception, pregnancy, delivery, and through to early childhood.

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Trust receives highest accreditation for work experience for the third consecutive year (2 January 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) recently celebrated being reaccredited as Gold standard for the third consecutive time.

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Torbay Hospital’s new Ambulatory Unit to improve urgent and emergency care (21 December 2018)
Torbay Hospital has now completed the first stage of work to make key improvements to its urgent and emergency care facilities.

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Congratulations to our December Staff Heroes (14 December 2018)
The latest winners of the Staff Heroes Awards celebrated their success by attending a presentation ceremony on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

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Staff Hero Awards


Issues with theatre capacity (28 November 2018)
Statement from John Harrison, Interim Chief Operating Officer, at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Theatre operation photo


Hospital seeks new lifestyle volunteers to help patients lead healthy lives (26 November 2018)
Torbay Hospital is looking for enthusiastic people to become ‘lifestyle volunteers’ to offer patients advice and support to help them lead a healthier life.

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Lifestyles volunteers


The Staff Heroes Awards are back! (16 November 2018)
The winners of the November Staff Heroes Awards celebrated their success by attending a presentation ceremony on Tuesday 13 November 2018.

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Staff Hero Awards


Host of events for unpaid carers as part of Carers Rights Day (9 November 2018)
As part of Carers Rights Day, unpaid carers are being invited to join in free events taking place across Torbay from 23 - 30 November 2018.

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