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.


Get NHS advice quickly ahead of ‘winter like no other’ (14 December 2021)
Use NHS 111 online to get urgent medical advice quickly as we enter what England’s top doctor says will be a ‘winter like no other’.

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Image: Just Think 111


Our Emergency Department is extremely busy (3 December 2021)
Consider using our Urgent Treatment Centre at Newton Abbot, open 8am to 8pm every day providing treatment and care for a range of urgent care needs.

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Torbay Hospital Emergency Department


Plea for patience as rising levels of abuse from patients leave dedicated NHS staff distressed and in tears (30 November 2021)
The healthcare workers who we clapped on our doorsteps last year say they are increasingly being abused by the people they work so hard to care for.

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Treat our staff with respect


Residents of TQ6 asked for views on former cottage hospital site (29 November 2021)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and Dartmouth Town Council are exploring whether the community can buy the former Dartmouth Hospital site.

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Dartmouth and Kingswear Community Hospital


Audiology Department welcomes artwork from students (26 November 2021)
Members of the Audiology Department at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to have received a series of original artworks.

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Audiology Department welcomes artwork from students


NHS urges people to do their bit as COVID-19 inpatients increase (24 November 2021)
The number of patients in Devon’s hospitals with COVID-19 has risen substantially this month and is expected to continue rising.

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Poster: Help your local hospital


Pass it on! ‘Everyone knows a Carer’ events – week of 22 November 2021 (17 November 2021)
It's Carers Rights Day on Thursday 25 November and there will be a huge range of activities going on across Devon to say thank you to unpaid Carers.

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Image: Carers' Rights Day poster


Chair of the Integrated Care System for Devon appointed (17 November 2021)
Dr Sarah Wollaston has been appointed chair of the Integrated Care System for Devon (ICSD) for the next 12 months.

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Photo: DR Sarah Wollaston


Maternity services visiting and supporters update – Tuesday 16 November 2021 (16 November 2021)
Maternity services announce changes to number of supporters during labour and extended times on the ward which will come into effect from 18 November 2021.

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Photo: Baby holding hand


Remembering our lost little ones on memorial weekend (11 November 2021)
Families who have sadly lost a baby or young child are invited to take part in Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s annual remembrance weekend.

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baby and child memorial service