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.


Doctors unveil new life-saving classes to Torbay school (29 March 2019)
Children are learning how to save lives thanks to newly qualified doctors from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Photo: Dr Nikole Norman teaches CPR at Spires College


League of Friends donate £40k towards equipment to help local people (25 March 2019)
The League of Friends of the former Bovey Tracey Community Hospital has donated over £40,000 towards new equipment that will help the local area.

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Photo - left to right: Nicola Shaw (Community Nurse Team Leader), Avril Kerswell (Chair of Bovey Tracey League of Friends), Stacey Tranter (Community Nurse Manager) and Sarah Young (Community Nurse)


Coming April 2019 – The Friends Centre Brixham (20 March 2019)
A pioneering new project between the Brixham League of Friends, Brixham Does Care and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust to bring together day care and health and wellbeing services in one place.

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The Friends Centre Brixham


Patients urged to ‘stop smoking before their op’ (12 March 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, is encouraging patients to stop smoking before having surgery to reduce the risk of potential complications.

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Dr Will Key - Consultant anaesthetist


Proud to care Devon recruitment day – 16 March (8 March 2019)
Join us for a truly unique recruitment event where for the first time you’ll be able to meet the largest health and social care providers in Devon.

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Photo: Devon seaside


Trust seeks volunteer drivers to help local people attend NHS appointments (22 February 2019)
We're looking for more volunteers to sign up to our Hospital Car Service, which plays an essential role in supporting patients.

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League of Friends celebrate opening of newly refurbished area at Torbay Hospital (22 February 2019)
Torbay Hospital’s League of Friends are celebrating the opening of their newly refurbished area in Torbay Hospital.

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Photo: Newly refurbished League of Friends hub


Local stroke patients receive high standard of care (22 February 2019)
Our Trust continues to deliver an excellent level of treatment and care for stroke patients, according to the latest report by SSNAP.

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Newton Abbot Community Hospital


Video conferencing solution allows care services to reach further into the community (14 February 2019)
Video technology is now being utilised in health and social care community teams covering areas from Ashburton to Dartmouth.

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Photo: Staff and patient on video conference call


Maternity services at Torbay Hospital perform highly in feedback survey (7 February 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s maternity services are continuing to performing well according to an annual national survey.

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