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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New way of working could reduce the need for hip and knee surgery (17 November 2015)
A successful pilot project with Physiotherapists in Teignmouth and Dawlish to reduce the number of people having hip and knee surgery was rolled out permanently across Torbay and South Devon last month.
Baby remembrance weekend for local families to cherish memories (12 November 2015)
Bereaved families in Torbay and South Devon who have lost babies, however long ago, are being invited to remember them in a very special way this Christmas. Torbay Hospital’s annual baby remembrance weekend is being held this year on
Dawlish WI donate cushions to aid breast op recovery (6 November 2015)
Torbay Hospital’s Breast Care Unit has received a donation of 25 ‘Angel Wings’ comfort cushions made by ladies from the Dawlish Women’s Institute craft club.
Nominate your healthcare heroes for a Blue Shield Award! (3 November 2015)
Nominations are now open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff across Torbay and Southern Devon.
Weekend Diagnosis: Transferring services into people’s communities (21 October 2015)
We’re three weeks into bringing two large trusts together to create the new integrated care organisation and I’m hoping that during this transition you wouldn’t haven’t noticed much difference – meaning if you have needed health or care support during this time you will have experienced the same high quality service you would have done previously.
New Medical Director for integrated care organisation (15 October 2015)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Rob Dyer as Medical Director for the recently formed Integrated Care Organisation (ICO). The Medical Director plays a key role at Board level, and as part of the Executive Team, in influencing and shaping the Trust's strategic direction and in driving improvement in quality and safety.
Trauma Triage Clinics to improve care for fracture patients (7 October 2015)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is introducing an innovative approach for patients with broken bones which will help reduce the number of hospital appointments they need to attend.