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.


Health and the Arts in Torbay and South Devon (HeArTs) Gallery launched (7 February 2019)
A new arts programme has been launched this week with a grand re-opening event for the newly renovated gallery in the main entrance of Torbay Hospital.

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Photo of Filo Project Exhibition


Staff Heroes Awards winners – February 2019 (6 February 2019)
Congratulations to all the dedicated staff that were awarded a Staff Heroes Award this week (Tuesday 5 February).

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Staff Hero Awards


Trust seeks local 4×4 drivers to join its army of snow heroes (24 January 2019)
Following last year’s ‘Beast from the East’, we're looking for more volunteers to join the 4x4 Volunteer Driver Response Team.

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photo of Councillor David Thomas with 4x4 outside Torbay Hospital


New rapid response team easing pressure on 999 ambulances (23 January 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is developing its in-house patient transport services in a bid to ease pressure on 999 emergency ambulances.

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Photo featuring staff and patient using a new Raizer Chair


Totnes Community Hospital’s Minor Injuries Unit temporarily closed (17 January 2019)
The Minor Injuries Unit at Totnes Community Hospital has been temporarily closed today (Thursday 17 January 2019)

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New maternity video package to launch across Torbay and South Devon (16 January 2019)
Families will soon have access to a collection of health information videos, from preconception, pregnancy, delivery, and through to early childhood.

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Trust receives highest accreditation for work experience for the third consecutive year (2 January 2019)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) recently celebrated being reaccredited as Gold standard for the third consecutive time.

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Torbay Hospital’s new Ambulatory Unit to improve urgent and emergency care (21 December 2018)
Torbay Hospital has now completed the first stage of work to make key improvements to its urgent and emergency care facilities.

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Congratulations to our December Staff Heroes (14 December 2018)
The latest winners of the Staff Heroes Awards celebrated their success by attending a presentation ceremony on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

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Staff Hero Awards


Issues with theatre capacity (28 November 2018)
Statement from John Harrison, Interim Chief Operating Officer, at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Theatre operation photo

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