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.


Join us at our Annual Members Meeting! (12 September 2016)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is inviting members of the public to attend its annual members meeting.The meeting, being held on Friday 23 September (1pm – 4.30pm) at the Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital, gives you the opportunity to lea

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Exciting times ahead! Work is progressing well with our Critical Care Unit and main entrance project! (9 September 2016)
This £15m project will deliver a brand new, state-of-the-art critical care unit (CCU), dedicated facilities for relatives, as well as a warm and inviting new main entrance with a café, a shop and additional public amenities.

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League of Friends £1.6m achievement (7 September 2016)
Torbay Hospital League of Friends celebrate the successful achievement of their second biggest fundraising campaign, ‘This is Critical’.

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CEO Mairead McAlinden with the Torbay League of Friends


Happy birthday Monica! One of Britain’s oldest nurses celebrates 83rd birthday (7 September 2016)
A Torbay Hospital nurse has celebrated her 83rd birthday this month. Monica Bulman works on Hutchings ward at Torbay Hospital as part of the specialist outpatient surgical clinic team for Endoscopy. She is one of the oldest nurses in Britain.

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Over the past 64 years, Monica will have treated tens of thousands of patients


Weekend Diagnosis: Volunteer ‘way finders’ helping our visitors (31 August 2016)
Judy Saunders, Director of Workforce and Organisational Development, talks about our latest project launched by the Employability Hub, in conjunction with our volunteers’ service, a way-finding service for Torbay Hospital patients and visitors.

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Fundraising provides haven for parents of sick children (26 August 2016)
Thanks to the substantial fundraising efforts and decorating skills of Torbay Hospital staff and local Tesco staff, parents now have a relaxing haven to take some time out from looking after their sick children.

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Lost your way? Look out for our Way Finders (26 August 2016)
Our volunteer Way Finders provide a warm and friendly welcome for patients and visitors coming into Torbay Hospital and can be found across the hospital site.

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Check our minor injury waiting times (25 August 2016)
Torbay Hospital’s Emergency Department can be a busy place. If you have a minor injury or condition which you feel needs medical attention, but is not an emergency, it may be quicker to be seen at our Minor Injuries Units.

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Appeal to public to keep A&E for emergencies only this bank holiday (25 August 2016)
Health professionals in Torbay and South Devon are appealing to local people to help ease the pressure on emergency departments by avoiding using them unless in an emergency this bank holiday weekend.

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Newton Abbot Minor Injury Unit extends x-ray services this bank holiday weekend (23 August 2016)
Newton Abbot MIU is open from 8am-10pm, seven days a week. In addition, its x-ray services will also be available on bank holiday Monday (29 August) from 8am-8pm.

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Newton Abbot Community Hospital

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