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.


A tranquil sanctuary for grieving parents (21 August 2014)
The newly refurbished Mary Delve Bereavement Suite was officially opened at Torbay Hospital recently. The suite is used by families affected by the loss of a baby during pregnancy or immediately after birth.

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Starlight Summer Panto brightens smiles on Torbay Hospital Children’s ward (21 August 2014)
Children of Torbay Hospital's Louisa Cary Ward were treated to an entertaining performance of Robinson Crusoe by the Starlight Children's Foundation on Monday 11 August.

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Director of Workforce & Organisational Development resigns (21 August 2014)
Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, Adrienne Murphy, has resigned from her employment at South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, and her appointment with Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust with effect from 20 August 2014.

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Access centre rated highly by patients (9 July 2014)
A recent patient satisfaction survey has shown top results for Torbay Hospital’s Patient Access Centre.

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Young people with learning disabilities proudly graduate from landmark employment scheme (30 June 2014)
A group of young people with learning disabilities have graduated from a ground-breaking internship scheme based at Torbay Hospital.

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Healthcare trusts making sure everyone counts! (3 June 2014)
To celebrate national Equality, Diversity and Human Rights week, two local NHS Trusts held their annual Equality Engagement event in Torquay on 15 and 16 May.

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Chief Executive stands down (30 May 2014)
The Trust announces that the Chief Executive, Dr Paula Vasco-Knight CBE, has decided to resign from her employment at South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

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Health and social care staff shine in the spotlight (13 May 2014)
NHS staff and volunteers from across Torbay and Southern Devon have been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating their hard work and dedication to health and social care.

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Torbay surgeons 1st in UK to trial Google Glass in the operating theatre (7 May 2014)
Surgeons at South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are investigating the potential for using Google Glass in medical and surgical education.

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New lead governor (1 May 2014)
The Council of Governors appointed Cathy French as lead governor to succeed Anne Harvey who is stepping down after four years in the role.

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