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Torbay Hospital consultant to jointly lead important national review (17 August 2017)
Dr Mike Swart has been appointed to jointly lead a national review of anaesthetic and perioperative medicine.

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Newton Abbot Minor Injury Unit x-ray services available this bank holiday weekend (16 August 2017)
Reminding local people and visitors to the area that x-ray services are available August bank holiday weekend at Newton Abbot’s Minor Injury Unit (MIU).

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Newton Abbot Community Hospital


Torbay Hospital welcomes health minister (4 August 2017)
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, visited Torbay Hospital 3 August to hear first-hand about the progress being made on safe and effective care.

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Health Minister visit


Local NHS Trust leads the way in use of innovative software to speed access to patient information (28 July 2017)
TSDFT is one of the first trusts in the UK to use new innovative software that transforms the way clinicians and support staff access patient information.

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Devon’s Nursing Associate trainees start work towards pioneering new healthcare role (28 July 2017)
Trainees have started an exciting new pilot programme in hospitals and care homes across Devon, training in a new role to become Nursing Associates.

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New £26m pharmaceutical manufacturing unit officially opens in Paignton (24 July 2017)
Torbay Pharmaceuticals held an official opening today (Monday 24 July) to mark the completion of its new manufacturing unit in Paignton.

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Technical Director of Torbay Pharmaceuticals (Mark Andrews), Managing Director of Torbay Pharmaceuticals (Emma Rooth) The Trust’s Chairman (Sir Richard Ibbotson), and Non-Executive Director (David Allen OBE)


Changes to Minor Injury Units and community X-ray provision (5 July 2017)
The Trust and South Devon and Torbay CCG have agreed the timing for the planned closure of Paignton and Brixham MIUs and changes to X-ray facilities.

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Become a volunteer Way Finder at Torbay Hospital and help people find their way (3 July 2017)
Torbay Hospital is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to become ‘Way Finders’ at the hospital, helping visitors to find their way around the site.

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Plans for new Day Care and Community Centre on the Brixham Hospital site (26 June 2017)
Brixham Hospital League of Friends and Brixham Does Care, in partnership with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, are pleased to announce that on 9th June 2017 a planning application was submitted

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Local health and social care volunteers celebrated at tea party (22 June 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust said a special ‘thank you’ to local health and social care volunteers at their sixth annual volunteers’ tea party earlier this month. The tea party, held in Torbay Hospital’s Bayview Restaurant, was a ch

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Chairman, Sir Richard Ibbotson with League of Friends volunteer, Jean Elliott, and Jane Viner, Chief Nurse

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