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.


The future looks bright for Project SEARCH graduates (14 July 2015)
Nine young people with learning disabilities now have better career prospects having just graduated from a ground-breaking internship scheme based at Torbay Hospital under the banner of Project SEARCH.

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Improved car parking for Torbay Hospital (3 July 2015)
The full business case detailing improvements for car parking at Torbay Hospital has been approved by the Board of South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The proposed investment of nearly £2 million was given the go ahead at the Trust’s board meeting on Wednesday 1 July.

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We’re groundbreaking! Work begins on new critical care unit (2 July 2015)
A special groundbreaking ceremony took place at Torbay Hospital this week (Wednesday 1 July) to mark the official start of building work on the new critical care unit and main entrance.

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Patients to benefit from new liver scanner at Torbay Hospital (26 June 2015)
A new scanner that detects and measures liver damage has been purchased for South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Torbay Hospital) by Torbay Hospital League of Friends.

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Child Health Charity Ball Summer 2015 (22 June 2015)
Child Health staff from South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are holding a Summer Charity Ball to raise the profile of Child Health within the local community and to raise much needed funds for the Special Care Baby Unit, Louisa Cary Children’s Ward and Children’s Community Nursing Team.

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Health and social care staff shine in the spotlight (12 June 2015)
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. The Blue Shield awards ceremony which took place this week

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‘Thank you’ tea party for health and social care volunteers (12 June 2015)
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust said a special 'thank you' to the volunteers, who give up their time to help make a difference to many patients and their carers.

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Some of the volunteers who attended the tea party and Mairead McAlinden in the centre.


CQC confirms patients continue to receive good level of care at Torbay Hospital (3 June 2015)
The Care Quality Commission has published the results of its latest annual adult inpatient survey based on a sample of patients who were in hospital for at least one night during June, July or August 2014.

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Torbay Hospital wins CHKS Top Hospitals’ 2015 Award (2 June 2015)
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of the 40 best-performing Trusts in England in the CHKS Top Hospitals Award for 2015.

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• Group of staff celebrate receiving the award


‘Ok to ask’ about clinical research (1 June 2015)
Torbay Hospital's Clinical Research department opened its doors to the public on Wednesday 20 May giving people an opportunity to learn more about clinical research in the NHS.

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Expert Research Patient Alan Belcher

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