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.


Two new research fellowships awarded (7 October 2019)
Two physiotherapists are the first to have been awarded a new grant to support health professionals in Torbay and South Devon to make a difference to patient care through research.

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Research Fellows - Kathryn and Harriet 4rd and 5th from left


Latest update on Saturday’s major incident (7 October 2019)
The majority of patients admitted to hospital in relation to the incident have been discharged and those who remain in hospital are in a stable condition.

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Photo of the main entrance of Torbay Hospital


Statement on behalf of the NHS in Devon (6 October 2019)
The NHS in Devon is beginning to return to normal following the major incident 5th October 2019.

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Major incident – coach crash in South Devon (5 October 2019)
Statement from the NHS in Devon, following the major incident – coach crash in South Devon,

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Message from Jane Viner, our Chief Nurse and Deputy Chief Executive, regarding today’s incident (5 October 2019)
A video message from Jane Viner, our Chief Nurse and Deputy Chief Executive, regarding today's incident.

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Local health and social care staff shine in the spotlight (4 October 2019)
Staff and volunteers from across Torbay and South Devon health and social care services have been recognised at an awards ceremony.

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Staff Hero Awards


Systems restored after IT failure (23 September 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has today been managing the impact of a critical IT systems failure.

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All systems returning to normal following critical incident at Torbay Hospital today (23 September 2019)
Well-rehearsed contingency plans have been implemented today (23/09/2019) in response to an IT failure at Torbay Hospital and all systems are now returning to normal.

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IT systems failure: Critical incident declared (23 September 2019)
Following a complete IT systems failure, TSDFT has declared a critical incident and is cancelling all planned, routine surgery and outpatient appointments booked for 23/09/2019.

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Volunteers needed to clear up community garden (13 September 2019)
Volunteers who have green fingers or merely a love of working outdoors are invited to help clear up a community garden.

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