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.


Virtual technology aims to help young people feel more comfortable during hospital visits (7 October 2022)
A postgraduate student has worked with clinicians to develop a new interactive tool, which uses virtual technology, to help improve services for patients.

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Image: Screenshots taken from the app developed by MRes Digital Art and Technology student Kyra Boyle


NHS urges people to do their bit as COVID-19 patients increase (6 October 2022)
The number of patients in Devon’s hospitals with COVID-19 has risen substantially over the last month.

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Devon health services under pressure People asked to, “help us help you.” (30 September 2022)
Devon’s health and social care system is under extreme pressure today and expected to be throughout this weekend (30 Sep 2022).

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Chief People Officer appointment (30 September 2022)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have announced the appointment of Michelle Westwood as their new Chief People Officer.

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Torbay and South Devon welcomes international doctors (27 September 2022)
18 doctors from overseas have this week joined us to become NHS doctors through the Medical Support Worker programme.

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Do you want to use your experience of living with a long-term health condition to help others? (23 September 2022)
People with lived experience of a long-term health condition are getting the opportunity to support others to better manage their health and wellbeing.

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Image: Members of the Health Connect Coaching team and some of the volunteer coaches already involved with the programme


Local people encouraged to take up scan appointments at Nightingale (21 September 2022)
People in Torbay and South Devon who are waiting for a diagnostic scan are being urged to take up appointments offered at NHS Nightingale Exeter.

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Arrangements for Monday 19 September (12 September 2022)
Following the announcement that Monday 19 September will be a bank holiday, we are currently working on the arrangements for our services and staff.

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Image: Queen Elizabeth II


We join the nation in paying tribute to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II (9 September 2022)
Liz Davenport, Chief Executive, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, said: “It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. We will be writing to the Royal Family to share our deepest sympathies at this sad t

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Image: Queen Elizabeth II


Horizon Centre redevelopment supports medical student and staff training (8 September 2022)
Torbay Hospital’s education and research facility has reopened after a redevelopment project that will support medical student and staff training.

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Image: Attendees of the Horizon Centre redevelopment opening and the redeveloped spaces.

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