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.


Moving On – 10 year anniversary for Breast Cancer rehab group (18 August 2016)
Torbay and South Devon’s ‘Moving On’ breast cancer rehabilitation group marks its ten year anniversary with a celebration tea party for patients and staff.

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Moving On – 10 year anniversary for Breast Cancer rehab group


Nurses invited to recruitment open day (17 August 2016)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is inviting student nurses, registered adult nurses and those looking to return to practice, to a recruitment open day event at on Tuesday 30 August.

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Nursing Recruitment


Sainsbury’s £15K boost for special care baby unit (12 August 2016)
Torbay Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) has just been given a £15K boost thanks to being named as Sainsbury’s local Charity of the year for 2015/16.

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Sainsbury’s £15K boost for special care baby unit


725km cycle raises £2.5K for children’s ward (4 August 2016)
Torbay Hospital staff who cycled 725km raised an impressive £2,465.71 to help provide a new parents’ room for the Hospital’s Louisa Cary children’s ward.

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Dermatology Service wins national award (4 August 2016)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s Dermatology Service has won a prestigious national award from the British Dermatology Nursing Group (BDNG).

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Staff from the Dermatology Team


Weekend Diagnosis: New ways of working (3 August 2016)
There are lots of team across our Trust who are trying new ways of working to improve the care we provide, a person’s experience and the care pathway.

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New direct payment cards launched in Torbay (1 August 2016)
From this 1 August 2016, people in Torbay who receive direct payments for their social care needs will have their funds directly loaded onto a new pre-payment card.

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Weekend Diagnosis: New model of care (21 July 2016)
Many of you will have heard that there will shortly be a public consultation on changes to the way that health and social care will be provided in Torbay and South Devon, particularly to the inpatient care provided in our Community Hospitals.

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Health and Care Videos library announced as finalist in Patient Safety Awards (20 July 2016)
A local health and care project has been announced as a finalist in the Best Emerging Product/Innovation in Patient Safety as part of the 2016 national Patient Safety Awards.

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Dr Matt Halkes and Richard Wyatt-Haines


Working with NHS to enhance the safety of patients (19 July 2016)
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are delighted to announce that they have signed a partnership agreement with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust to enable NHS Practitioners to refer patients for free home fire safety visits.

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