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.


Open day for NHS apprenticeships (7 March 2018)
As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (5-9 March), people of all ages are invited to Torbay Hospital to discover the wide range of apprenticeship opportunities available to them within the NHS.

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Open day for NHS apprenticeships


Dr Rob Dyer: Extreme weather update (6 March 2018)
Although we haven't got much snow left now, our hospitals are still trying to catch up after all the recent severe weather. Our Medical Director explains why and what you can do to help...

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Important Message from Paul Cooper, Director of Finance and On Call Director on rota (3 March 2018)
Firstly, I’d like to thank all staff for their amazing support over the last couple of days; it is at time like this when the true spirit of our fabulous organisation shines at its very brightest.

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Staff walking to work – weather update (1 March 2018)
Tomorrow (Friday 2 March) where you can, and if safe to do so, please walk into work. If you are not due to be on shift tomorrow but are able to work, please come in and report to the HR Team who will be based in Bay View Restaurant. Thank you all for you

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Request for 4x4s – update (1 March 2018)
Thank you to everyone who has so generously offered help with 4x4 vehicles - your support has been much appreciated. However, due to deteriorating weather and travel conditions we have now had to stand this service down.

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Weather update from Dr Rob Dyer, Medical Director (1 March 2018)
“We would like to thank staff and members of the public who have responded to our calls for support during these very challenging weather and travel conditions.“As conditions have worsened during the day, we have had to focus our resources on keep

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Extreme winter weather conditions Message from Liz Davenport, Interim Chief Executive (1 March 2018)
Due to the extreme winter weather conditions and red weather warning from the Met Office, we are putting in place our internal major incident plans, so that we can continue to support urgent and emergency services.

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Weather Alert


One of Britain’s longest serving nurses retires after 66 years (23 February 2018)
Monica Bulman, a Registered General Nurse (RGN) has retired after clocking up an astounding 66 years’ service for the NHS. She is one of the oldest and longest serving nurses in Britain.

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Monica Bulman


New mums rate local maternity services highly (30 January 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s maternity services are performing well in comparison to other NHS Trusts across the country, according to a new national survey.The ‘Maternity Services Survey’ is commissioned by the independent

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Nurses invited to recruitment open day (29 January 2018)
Student nurses, registered adult nurses and those looking to return to practice are invited to a recruitment open day event at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust on 2 February 2018.

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