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.


Changes to Minor Injury Units and community X-ray provision (5 July 2017)
The Trust and South Devon and Torbay CCG have agreed the timing for the planned closure of Paignton and Brixham MIUs and changes to X-ray facilities.

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Become a volunteer Way Finder at Torbay Hospital and help people find their way (3 July 2017)
Torbay Hospital is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to become ‘Way Finders’ at the hospital, helping visitors to find their way around the site.

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The future looks bright for Project SEARCH graduates (3 July 2017)
Career prospects are looking much brighter for seven local young people with learning disabilities following their graduation from Project SEARCH.

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Project SEARCH graduates


Torbay’s unpaid Carers ‘take a break’ (27 June 2017)
Carers Week celebrates the essential role of unpaid carers with a host of events across Torbay, with an emphasis on carers having some time for themselves.

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Torbay’s unpaid Carers ‘take a break’


Plans for new Day Care and Community Centre on the Brixham Hospital site (26 June 2017)
Brixham Hospital League of Friends and Brixham Does Care, in partnership with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, are pleased to announce that on 9th June 2017 a planning application was submitted

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Local health and social care volunteers celebrated at tea party (22 June 2017)
We said a special ‘thank you’ to local health and social care volunteers at their sixth annual volunteers’ tea party earlier this month.

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Chairman, Sir Richard Ibbotson with League of Friends volunteer, Jean Elliott, and Jane Viner, Chief Nurse


Acute Service Review recommendations (20 June 2017)
Recommendations recognise the importance of continuing to provide emergency services, stroke, maternity and paediatric services at Torbay Hospital.

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Discover the innovative work that’s taking place within our laboratories! Join us at the ‘Cepheid Xperience’ Tour! (19 June 2017)
Join us for our ‘Cepheid Xperience’ tour on Wednesday 21 June 2017 (9am – 5pm) at Torbay Hospital.

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Cepheid Xperience’ Tour


Care homes invited to ‘drop in’ to talk to one of the region’s largest employers (5 June 2017)
An informal ‘drop in’ session for care home owners or managers that may have questions in relation to the Care Certificate, apprenticeships or training.

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Newton Abbot Minor Injury Unit extends x-ray services this bank holiday (25 May 2017)
Newton Abbot’s Minor Injury Unit (MIU) has extended the opening hours for x-ray services this bank holiday (27 - 29 May 2017).

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