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.
It’s time to have your say on our urgent and emergency care plans! (22 June 2018)
The Department of Health recently announced that South Devon and Torbay is to benefit from funding to improve urgent and emergency services for local people.
Devon Macmillan dietitian busts healthy diet myths (6 June 2018)
When people think of Macmillan Cancer Support, they often think of Macmillan nurses. However, the cancer charity funds and supports not only nurses, but a wide range of health and social care professionals, including dietitians.
Drop-in skills session for Torbay’s Carer Community (5 June 2018)
Torbay Council’s Community Carers Project, which currently offers the region’s 16,000 unpaid carers access to a vast range of online health and support information, enters its next stage, with the launch of a free online learning resource.
New Brixham day centre now underway (4 June 2018)
The new Brixham day centre will provide a day care service and host a wide range of health and wellbeing services. The full range of services is yet to be determined but it will include access to wellbeing coordinations, as well services such as healthy lifestyles and carers support.
Local NHS and partners secure £1.3m to support Wellbeing Programme in Torbay and South Devon (22 May 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust together with local authority partners and local voluntary sector organisations, have secured £1.3m to fund the continuation of the Wellbeing Programme for the next four years.
University and NHS team up to launch pioneering Academy of Nursing (17 May 2018)
A new Academy of Nursing will combine academic rigour with NHS expertise to raise standards of care.
Local dementia campaigner praises NHS Trust as Purple Angel dementia-aware (9 May 2018)
Following confirmation from local founder of the Global Purple Angel Dementia Campaign, Norrms McNamara, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to announce they are the first health and social care provider in the world to have earned the status of ‘Purple Angel dementia-aware.’
Global knitting appeal crafts hats for Torbay’s babies (4 May 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s Maternity Services are celebrating after their appeal for knitted baby hats has seen over 2,000 donated from all over the world.