Extremely busy Emergency Department

Torbay Hospital Emergency Department

Published: 22 June 2021

Our Emergency Department is extremely busy with lots of unwell patients requiring urgent care.

In our video, Amy Jones, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, urges you to only visit our Emergency Department if you have a life-threatening emergency.

Please remember to#think111 for advice when you need help, you can access the online service at https://111.nhs.uk/

For minor injuries and illnesses, you can get advice and support from your local pharmacy.

The HANDi Paediatric app also provides up-to-date advice on common childhood illnesses and how to treat them.

Thank you for your support and for helping us make sure that we can care for those most in need.