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.
Torbay Hospital first to use virtual reality technology to improve patient experience (7 April 2015)
Torbay Hospital is adapting the latest techniques in virtual reality technology to help improve clinicians' understanding of what it is like to be a patient.
Torbay Hospital Event – ‘Living with and beyond cancer’ (1 April 2015)
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has just hosted its first Cancer Services Health and Wellbeing Event aimed at helping cancer patients and their carers live with and beyond a cancer diagnosis.
‘Universally Challenged’ NHS staff raise £6,000 for Comic Relief (25 March 2015)
Local NHS consultants and speciality teams raised over £6,000 for Comic Relief in a University Challenge themed quiz ('Universally Challenged') held at Torbay Hospital.
Patients enjoy Worldwide Afternoon Tea (25 March 2015)
Patients across Torbay and South Devon took part in a Worldwide Afternoon Tea event last week when they were treated to tea and cakes to celebrate Nutrition and Hydration Week 2015.
For she’s a jolly NICE Fellow! (19 March 2015)
Torbay Hospital's Director of Nursing, Jane Viner, is one of just ten senior healthcare leaders in the country this year to be named a Fellow of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Local NHS trusts receive high praise from staff (9 March 2015)
Results of the national 2014 NHS staff survey show that staff working for South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Torbay Hospital, and staff at Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust give the trusts a resounding ‘thumbs-up’.
National Apprenticeship Week 2015 – Providing work opportunities in Torbay (4 February 2015)
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a drop-in event at the Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital on Thursday 12 March as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2015.
Appeal to public to keep A&E for emergencies only (3 February 2015)
Health professionals across South Devon and Torbay are appealing to local people to help ease the pressure on emergency departments by not using them unless in an emergency.
League donation means more accurate hearing test results for children (23 January 2015)
South Devon babies and children now have access to a much improved hearing test system thanks to a generous donation of £6,450 from the Torbay Hospital League of Friends.
Torbay Hospital appoints Chief Operating Officer (19 January 2015)
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Liz Davenport to the substantive post of Chief Operating Officer for the Trust.