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Preparing for winter (21 November 2017)
The Trust is preparing for increased demand for services over the winter by supporting people to keep well and providing a range of alternatives to hospital.

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New emergency care pathway 7 days a week (15 November 2017)
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have rolled out an innovative new care pathway in Torbay Hospital’s Emergency Department.

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Nurses with patient


Local health and social care partners shortlisted for national award (10 November 2017)
The Trust, working with partners, have been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the Health and Social Care category in the 2018 national LGC Awards.

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Friends and family asked to ‘visit responsibly’ to help protect patients (9 November 2017)
NHS staff are appealing to families and friends who wish to visit patients in local hospitals to ‘visit responsibly’ to help reduce the spread of Norovirus.

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Families invited to a weekend of events in memory of babies (8 November 2017)
Torbay Hospital’s annual Baby Remembrance Weekend will be held next month on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December 2017.

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Applications open for new course giving people the chance to join operating team (3 November 2017)
Applications are now open for a new course giving people the chance to become a key part of a hospital operating team.

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Applications open for new course giving people the chance to join operating team


National Work Experience Month launched by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (27 October 2017)
TSDFT, a Work Experience – Gold Standard accredited organisation, launched National Work Experience Month by holding a careers open day for local students.

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Photo shows Fair Train CEO Rod Nakiel, Kevin Foster MP, TSDFT Chairman Sir Richard Ibbotson, TSDFT Chief Nurse Jane Viner, along with representatives from South Devon College, Proud to Care, and the Trust’s Employability Hub.


Occupational Therapists helping to support stroke survivors in the community (23 October 2017)
It’s World Stroke Awareness Day on Sunday 29 October, the campaign this year is aimed at raising awareness of stroke and where people should go to get support.Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have made many changes to help people with com

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Ann Illsley and Sarah Reynolds (TSDFT).


Cancer patient’s son runs marathon for Torbay Breast Care Unit (23 October 2017)
Staff and patients at Torbay Hospital’s Breast Care Unit are celebrating after £2,060.50 was raised by local runner, Colin Luscombe, at the 2017 London Marathon. The money raised by Colin has gone towards a new garden area for patients and visitors to the breast care unit as well as planned major improvements to the unit’s entrance and reception area.

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New wellbeing centre for Dartmouth a step closer (19 October 2017)
Ambitions to create a purpose-designed Health and Wellbeing Centre in Dartmouth move a step closer.

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