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Devon Macmillan dietitian busts healthy diet myths (6 June 2018)
When people think of Macmillan Cancer Support, they often think of Macmillan nurses. However, the cancer charity funds and supports not only nurses, but a wide range of health and social care professionals, including dietitians.

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New Brixham day centre now underway (4 June 2018)
The new Brixham day centre will provide a day care service and host a wide range of health and wellbeing services. The full range of services is yet to be determined but it will include access to wellbeing coordinations, as well services such as healthy lifestyles and carers support.

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The new Brixham day centre


Local NHS and partners secure £1.3m to support Wellbeing Programme in Torbay and South Devon (22 May 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust together with local authority partners and local voluntary sector organisations, have secured £1.3m to fund the continuation of the Wellbeing Programme for the next four years.

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Helen and Shaun


University and NHS team up to launch pioneering Academy of Nursing (17 May 2018)
A new Academy of Nursing will combine academic rigour with NHS expertise to raise standards of care.

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CQC rates Trust as ‘good’ (17 May 2018)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as ‘good’ by Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors who recently visited the trust.

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Staff displaying the good rating for the Trust


Local dementia campaigner praises NHS Trust as Purple Angel dementia-aware (9 May 2018)
Following confirmation from local founder of the Global Purple Angel Dementia Campaign, Norrms McNamara, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to announce they are the first health and social care provider in the world to have earned the status of ‘Purple Angel dementia-aware.’

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Purple Angel logo with Norrms McNarama


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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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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Views sought on Teignmouth services moving to new building (20 April 2018)
The creation of a new, modern health and care centre to support a wide range of health needs in Teignmouth is being considered by the NHS.

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More specialist community care helping people to avoid hospital (18 April 2018)
More nurses and community teams are leading the way in keeping people well and in their own homes across Torbay and South Devon.

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MAAT nurse caring for a patient at home

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