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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.

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A year in the life of our Trust – 2017/18 video (23 May 2018)
Our 'Year in the Life' video celebrates some of our fantastic achievements in 2017/18. Year in the life 2017/18 from Torbay and South Devon NHS on Vimeo.

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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.

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Dates set to hear views on new health centre proposals (30 April 2018)
Dates for public drop-in events to talk about the possibility of creating a new health and care centre to support a wide range of health needs in Teignmouth have been announced. The NHS said last week that a purpose-built building could be created to c

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Does someone rely on you? A week of treats offered to unpaid Carers in Torbay (20 April 2018)
Carers from across Torbay are being invited to attend a host of events this June for some well-deserved fun and relaxation - all timed to coincide with National Carers Week 2018. Carers Week is an annual campaign to celebrate the essential, and often unsung, role of unpaid Carers

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Are you an unpaid carer? Find out about the free support available! (12 April 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a drop-in week for anyone who would like to find out more about the Torbay Carers Service. The drop in week is being held from Monday 16 April – Friday 20 April (10am – 3pm) in the following centres:

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Devon equality survey (27 March 2018)
NHS South Devon and Torbay CCG are conducting a survey on ‘How far do you agree that services are commissioned, procured, designed and delivered to meet the health needs of local communities?’

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Virtual reality helps intensive care patient recover (13 March 2018)
The Trust has teamed up with Professor Bob Stone and the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team from University of Birmingham to install and trial their “Virtual Reality Wembury” project within Torbay Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), to improve patient rehabilitation. This is the first time the device has been used for intensive care rehabilitation in the South West.

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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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