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.


Endoscopy services at Torbay Hospital set to benefit from £4.99million capital investment (5 September 2022)
Endoscopy services at Torbay Hospital are set to benefit from a £4.99million capital investment which will increase capacity and reduce local waiting lists.

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Image: Artist's impression of the Endoscopy Unit


Revolutionary radiotherapy trial for local people with throat cancer (30 August 2022)
People in Torbay and South Devon with throat cancer could now have the opportunity to receive a revolutionary form of radiotherapy thanks to a new trial.

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Image: Research team behind the new TORPEdO radiotherapy research trial


Anaesthetists at Torbay Hospital lead the way in reducing carbon emissions (25 August 2022)
Anaesthetists at Torbay Hospital have been working hard to switch to lower carbon alternatives for anaesthetic gases to address the environmental impact.

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Image: Theatres team at Torbay Hospital


Specialist stop smoking service helps mums-to-be give babies best start in life (12 August 2022)
A specialist Torbay and South Devon NHS service is already helping nearly 50 mums-to-be to quit smoking just two months after it began.

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Pastoral Care Quality Award recognises international recruitment support (10 August 2022)
Kerrie Walters, International Recruitment Advisor at NHSE, presented the Pastoral Care Quality Award and met some of the fantastic international nurses.

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Image: Recruitment and support teams and internationally educated colleagues receive the Pastoral Care Quality Award.


Former Dartmouth and Kingswear Community site (3 August 2022)
We have agreed Heads of Terms to sell the site of the former Dartmouth and Kingswear Community Hospital to Dartmouth Town Council.

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Dartmouth and Kingswear Community Hospital


New technology donation supports NHS training and education programme (2 August 2022)
Torbay Hospital League of Friends supports Digital Horizons to purchase a new computer to help them to create the 500+ videos they produce every year.

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Image: Torbay Hospital League of Friends present Digital Horizons with a new computer


New non-executive directors to join Board (1 August 2022)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of two new non-executive directors to the Board.

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Image: Siân Walker-McAllister and Richard Crompton


Torbay and South Devon host national and regional visitors (26 July 2022)
Our people were delighted to share our story with directors from NHS England as part of a visit to the Integrated Care System for Devon.

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Image: NHS national and regional visitors meet with Torbay and South Devon staff


Cancer services rated highly by patients in national survey (11 July 2022)
Cancer services at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have been rated highly by local adults in the 2021 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey.

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