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.


Notice of Election (7 December 2016)
Notice is hereby given that elections will be held for the Council of Governors for Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Blue Shield Awards deadline extended: nominate your healthcare heroes (2 December 2016)
Nominations are still open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff across Torbay and South Devon. However, the deadline for nominations to be received has been extended to Friday 16 December 2016.

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Families invited to Torbay Hospital’s baby remembrance weekend (28 November 2016)
Torbay Hospital is inviting local families who have experienced the loss of a baby, in pregnancy or in the early days of life, to remember their loved ones this Christmas. This year's annual baby remembrance weekend is being held on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December and gives families an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation.

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Friends and family asked to ‘visit responsibly’ to help protect patients (28 November 2016)
NHS staff are appealing to the public visiting local South Devon hospitals to help reduce the spread of the common sickness and diarrhoea bug, Norovirus.

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Torbay health workers win regional leadership awards (23 November 2016)
Two local healthcare workers have been recognised as inspirational leaders at the annual NHS South West Leadership Recognition Awards.

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Left photo: Jane Wilkinson (winner). Right photo: Emma Baker (finalist), centre.


Weekend Diagnosis: Improving the quality of care at home (23 November 2016)
Supporting people to be able to live independent lives at home is a core aim as we transform the way we provide care. To do this we need to have the right high quality services in place.

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Gulls players DARE to sign up for diabetes research (22 November 2016)
Several players from Torquay United Football Club have shown their commitment to the local community by taking part in a diabetic genetic study run by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Gulls players DARE to sign up for Diabetes Research


Only two weeks left to nominate your healthcare heroes for a Blue Shield Award! (18 November 2016)
Nominations are now open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff across Torbay and South Devon. However, the deadline for nominations to be received, Friday 2 December 2016, is fast approaching.

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Blue Shield Awards


Torbay Health Care Assistant encourages flu vaccination after near-death experience (11 November 2016)
A Torbay Hospital Health Care Assistant (HCA), who ended up in a coma after contracting flu, is calling on all those eligible for the free vaccination to have the jab now.

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Weekend Diagnosis: Long-awaited parking improvements at Torbay Hospital complete (10 November 2016)
Parking is often the first experience people have of the hospital and the parking difficulties experienced by patients, visitors and staff at Torbay have been well documented over the years.

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