News and events

To view the latest news, press releases and events from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, click the links below.
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Dawlish minor injuries unit to reopen in April (11 March 2024)
The minor injuries unit (MIU) at Dawlish Community Hospital will reopen next month (April 2024).

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Dawlish Community Hospital


International Women’s Day – Caroline Cozens (8 March 2024)
Caroline Cozens, director of capital development, shares what it’s like being a woman at the top of her game in a traditionally male industry.

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Image: Caroline Cozens pictured in front of Torbay Hospital.


Care Quality Commission maternity services inspection (21 February 2024)
In November 2023, the CQC carried out an inspection of maternity services at Torbay Hospital as part of its National Maternity Inspection Programme.

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Maternity services rated highly by local families (13 February 2024)
Maternity services at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have been rated highly by local people in the 2023 National Maternity Survey.

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Women's Health Unit


Two new operating theatres open at Torbay Hospital (12 February 2024)
A £15million operating theatre building has been opened at Torbay Hospital which will help reduce the time people are waiting for surgery.

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Exterior photo of our new Day Surgery and Heart and Lung entrance


Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust announce appointment of new Chair (12 February 2024)
Professor Chris Balch has been appointed as the new Chair for Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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New urology investigations unit opens in Paignton (7 February 2024)
A new urology investigations unit has officially opened at Paignton health and wellbeing centre.

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Images (clockwise from top left): members of the urology team and Torbay Prostate Support Association in the new unit; the urology team pictured cutting the cake for the opening; plaque which says 'Urology Investigations Unit opened on 02 February 2024 by Sir Richard Ibbotson KBE CB DSC DL'; Joanne Harrop and Sir Richard Ibbotson cut the ribbon.


Acclaimed printmaker features in next HeArts gallery exhibition (31 January 2024)
The next exhibition in the HeArts gallery on level 4 of Torbay Hospital will feature work by internationally acclaimed printmaker Merlyn Chesterman.

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Merlyn Chesterman artwork


New electronic patient record milestone for Torbay and South Devon (29 January 2024)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has announced Epic as its preferred supplier for a new electronic patient record (EPR) system.

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Torbay’s Safe Space is proving a great success (29 January 2024)
A scheme which has helped more than 150 night-time revellers who were unwell avoid being taken to hospital has been hailed a success.

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The Torbay Safe Space team and vehicles pictured on Torquay's harbourside on a Saturday night.