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.


We’re committed to supporting our armed forces’ community (17 November 2023)
Our support of the health and wellbeing of our community’s armed forces has been recognised with an Armed Forces’ Covenant Healthcare Alliance Accreditation Award.

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Chairman Sir Richard Ibbotson with Captain Sarah Oakley Royal Navy at the unveiling of the Veteran Aware Award


Care home reaches diamond standard for hydration support (9 November 2023)
A Teignmouth care home has gained a diamond award for embracing a project that is reducing hospital admissions by highlighting importance of good hydration.

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Vicky Wicks (centre) presenting Briarcroft's hydration champions with their diamond award.


Families who have lost little ones invited to craft session and remembrance service (7 November 2023)
Families who have experienced the loss of a child or a baby in pregnancy or the early months of life invited to a remembrance service and crafting session.

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Stars hanging on the star tree at the 2022 little ones remembrance service.


Malnutrition Awareness Week – supporting people with malnutrition (6 November 2023)
Malnutrition affects millions of people across the UK, and people can help those affected get help and support by looking out for common signs and symptoms.

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Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust welcome Care Quality Commission report (3 November 2023)
The Care Quality Commission has published a report following its well-led inspection of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust in July (2023).

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​​Welcoming new Non-Executive Directors (2 November 2023)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to announce the appointment of three new non-executive directors to the Board.

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Minor injuries unit at Totnes Community Hospital moving to ‘appointment-priority’ service (1 November 2023)
The Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Totnes Community Hospital will move to an ‘appointment-priority’ service from Monday 6 November.

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Totnes Community Hospital


New exhibition set for HeArts gallery (26 October 2023)
An exhibition at Torbay Hospital's gallery looks at reflections on the challenges and rewards of working in the NHS, and the meaning of clinical objects.

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Two artworks: On the left is Collapse IV by Paul Clark, and on the right is Through Hoops by Helen Snell.


Brixham pharmacists go up a gear in their fundraising for breast care unit (25 October 2023)
Local pharmacists, JJ and Jamie, are planning the next phase of fundraising to improve facilities for local people needing care for breast cancer.

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Images: The photo on the left is JJ and Jamie pictured with members of the breast care unit team at Torbay Hospital, and on the right is Jamie with his bike pictured at Land's End.


New multi-million-pound CT suite and scanner opened at Torbay Hospital (19 October 2023)
A new £2.8million radiotherapy planning CT suite that will continue to support and develop the delivery of cancer care has been opened at Torbay Hospital.

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Image: Kathryn Westaway, chair of Torbay Hospital League of Friends, cuts a ribbon to open the new CT suite, pictured with members of staff and of the league.