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Figures on health care in Dartmouth revealed as partners progress plans for new Health and Wellbeing Centre (12 April 2019)
A group of NHS and community partners met to review progress with new ways of delivering health and care in Dartmouth.

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£250,000 research grant for health and social care practitioners in Torbay (9 April 2019)
Patients will benefit from improved care with the award of a new £250,000 grant aimed at supporting research by health professionals..

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Heart patients waiting times cut due to new procedure at Torbay Hospital (8 April 2019)
Patients suffering from coronary artery disease can undergo a life-saving procedure for the first time - also reducing waiting times for surgery.

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Photo: Margaret Pavey (front) thanks her Cardiac Team and Torbay Hospital


Staff Heroes Awards winners – April 2019 (3 April 2019)
Congratulations to all our staff that were nominated for a Staff Heroes Award. The winners received their certificates and recognition for their hard work.

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Staff Hero Awards


Call out for local barbers to volunteer and support men undergoing cancer treatment (3 April 2019)
The Lodge Cancer Support Centre recently held workshops providing free skincare and grooming techniques for men undergoing cancer treatment.

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Photo: Men being shown skincare and grooming techniques


Doctors teach the first schools’ life-saving classes in Devon (3 April 2019)
Doctors working for the Trust have begun teaching children vital life-saving classes at the first school in Devon to welcome a new national project.

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Dr Nikole Norman teaching CPR to students


League of Friends donate £10,000 to community services (2 April 2019)
The Newton Abbot Hospital League of Friends has donated over £10,000 to the Albany Street Clinic.

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Doctors unveil new life-saving classes to Torbay school (29 March 2019)
Children are learning how to save lives thanks to newly qualified doctors from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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Photo: Dr Nikole Norman teaches CPR at Spires College


League of Friends donate £40k towards equipment to help local people (25 March 2019)
The League of Friends of the former Bovey Tracey Community Hospital has donated over £40,000 towards new equipment that will help the local area.

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Photo - left to right: Nicola Shaw (Community Nurse Team Leader), Avril Kerswell (Chair of Bovey Tracey League of Friends), Stacey Tranter (Community Nurse Manager) and Sarah Young (Community Nurse)


Coming April 2019 – The Friends Centre Brixham (20 March 2019)
A pioneering new project between the Brixham League of Friends, Brixham Does Care and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust to bring together day care and health and wellbeing services in one place.

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The Friends Centre Brixham

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