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.


Devon Hospitals formalise alliance (16 March 2021)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has agreed to form a Strategic Alliance with two other Devon Trusts to secure high-quality patient care.

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New Acute Medicine Unit – Changes to access to Level 2 Outpatients (8 March 2021)
We’re starting to build our new Acute Medicine Unit (AMU) – currently known as the Medical Receiving Unit (MRU) - on the Torbay Hospital site.

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new AMU architect drawing


Contract awarded for Dartmouth Health and Wellbeing Centre (12 February 2021)
Following a competitive process, Classic Builders have been awarded a £4.1m contract to build the Dartmouth Health and Wellbeing Centre (H&WBC).

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planned view of the development


Radiotherapy research trial aims to improve cancer treatment for local patients (3 February 2021)
A pioneering research trial for cancer patients in Torbay and South Devon could lead to improved cancer treatments for local people.

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Photo: Oncology Research and Development department


National patient information video library added to nhs.uk homepage (2 February 2021)
A patient information video library, which was developed as a partnership venture between our Trust and HCI is now available via the nhs.uk homepage.

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Pay by phone parking (1 February 2021)
The Trust has launched a new pay by phone facility for patients and visitors in our pay and display car parks at our hospitals.

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Photos of the parking meters at Torbay, Newton Abbot and Totnes Hospitals with the new ability to pay by phone for parking


Funding support available for those looking to lose weight in Torbay (20 January 2021)
Funding support is now available for people looking to lose weight in Torbay, through a new partnership with Team Torbay ‘The 1:1 Diet’ Consultants.

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Waymarker stone sculpture project at Torbay Hospital unveiled (6 January 2021)
A new sculpture trail has been unveiled on the Torbay Hospital site as part of a celebration of green spaces and benefits for wellbeing.

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waymarker stone


Public invited to share views on plans for a modern Health and Wellbeing Centre in Teignmouth (5 January 2021)
Plans to create a state-of-the-art new Health and Wellbeing Centre for the people of Teignmouth and surrounding area move a step closer this week.

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Photo: Teignmouth Health and Wellbeing Centre design


COVID-19 vaccination begins at Torbay Hospital (4 January 2021)
Frontline staff to receive COVID-19 vaccine at Torbay Hospital from 4 January 2021.

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Photo: Trust Medical Director, Ian Currie receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine