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.


Changes to Emergency Department welcomed by patients and staff (21 November 2022)
People visiting the Emergency Department (ED) at Torbay Hospital have welcomed changes to help them understand what to expect while waiting to be seen.

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Image: Christina Harrison, Emergency Department Sister, pictured with the emergency department's new patient journey map.


HSJ awards success for Nightingale orthopaedic team (18 November 2022)
The work of NHS staff who have helped people get back on their feet after hip and knee surgery has been recognised at the prestigious HSJ awards.

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Image: Members of the SWAOC team at the HSJ awards


Remembering our lost little ones (15 November 2022)
Families who have experienced the loss of a baby or a child, are invited to two events taking place on the first weekend in December.

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Graphic: Little One’s Remembrance weekend 3 - 4 December 2022


Are you an unpaid carer? We are here to support you (10 November 2022)
Torbay's health and community services will support unpaid carers at a family-friendly event at Paignton Library on Saturday 19 November.

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Logo: Carers Right's Day


National firm’s South West branch supports maternity unit (8 November 2022)
Staff in Torbay Hospital’s maternity unit were delighted to receive a fantastic donation of £1,584 from the South West office of Rock Compliance, following their annual Race the Regions fundraising event.

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Image: Torbay Hospital staff receive a generous donation from Rock Compliance team members


Welcome to our new artist in residence (19 October 2022)
Helen Snell has joined us as an artist in residence, working on a range of arts activities to enhance the wellbeing of staff.

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Photo: Artist in residence, Helen Snell


Volunteers support garden project at Breast Care Unit (18 October 2022)
Torbay Hospital’s Breast Care Unit is celebrating the completion of a garden project, developed in partnership with people who use the service.

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Photo: Breast Care Unit garden project with staff and volunteers


Funding secured for additional theatres at Torbay Hospital (17 October 2022)
Theatres at Torbay Hospital are set to benefit from around £15million capital investment which will increase capacity and help reduce local waiting lists.

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Image: Visual for the new theatres planned for Torbay Hospital


Plans submitted for new health and wellbeing centre for Teignmouth (14 October 2022)
Images of the new health and wellbeing centre for Teignmouth have been released following the submission of a full planning application.

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Image: Visuals for the new health and wellbeing centre planned for Teignmouth


Support available for pregnant people and their loved ones this Stoptober (13 October 2022)
If you are pregnant, and would like help to stop smoking, you can drop in to Gaia Coffee in Paignton, for a free coffee and chat on Monday 17 October.

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Stoptober pregnancy support web banner

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