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Our news and events listed by the News category. If you have any queries regarding these, please contact the Communications Team.


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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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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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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Non-Executive Directors join NHS Trust Board (16 January 2018)
Two new non-executive directors have been appointed to join the Board of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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