News and events

To view the latest news, press releases and events from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, click the links below.
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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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New Chairman for Torbay Hospital (1 May 2014)
The Council of Governors has today appointed a new chairman to lead the trust as it prepares to join forces with Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust.

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Interim Chief Executive appointed at Torbay Hospital (11 April 2014)
Dr John Lowes, Medical Director at South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed Interim Chief Executive in order to ensure that the trust continues to have strategic clinical leadership during the absence on suspension of the substantive Chief Executive, Dr Paula Vasco-Knight, CBE.

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Patients join in Worldwide Afternoon Tea (25 March 2014)
Patients at Torbay Hospital became part of an international event last week when they were treated to a cream tea to celebrate Nutrition and Hydration Week 2014’s Worldwide Afternoon Tea.

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NHS staff pledge to make their change (5 March 2014)
NHS staff at Torbay Hospital and within the Torbay and South Devon community made their pledge to change one thing, as part of national NHS Change Day.

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Staff give Torbay Hospital the thumbs up (28 February 2014)
Results just published from the national 2013 NHS Staff Survey show that staff working for South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have rated the Trust in the best 20 per cent of acute trusts in England in more than half of the survey's categories.

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David Allen, OBE, appointed new Acting Chair (13 February 2014)
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Council of Governors has today confirmed the appointment of David Allen OBE as Vice-Chair.

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