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Contact Details
You can contact us through the Torbay Hospital switchboard on 0300 456 8000 (local rate) or 01803 614567, or via the feedback page on this website.
  1. What's New
  2. Our Trust
  3. Our Priorities
  4. Our Hospital
  5. Visiting Us

What's new

A new era in local healthcare - what it means for you

2014 is set to see a major change in the way health and social care is provided in our local area.

South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care Trust plan to join together to become one new Integrated Care Organisation.

More information can be found in our frequently asked questions.

Latest news

All the latest news about the Trust is available in our press releases. We also have an archive of news from the previous years.

  • A walk in a patient's shoes
    A free public event on Monday 28th April will give people the opportunity to hear from Torbay Hospital consultant Helen Waters and Dr Jennifer Goddard about the nationally acclaimed scheme created in Torbay where patients help to train tomorrow's doctors.

  • Think twice before choosing A&E for your care
    Health professionals in Torbay and South Devon are appealing to local people to think twice before turning up at Emergency Departments with minor ailments.

  • Recruitment Open Day for Registered Nurses
    Are you interested in working in an exciting and innovative environment? Are you able to meet the challenge of adapting to a rapidly changing environment? Come to our Open Day for Registered Nurses on Wednesday 23rd April (12noon - 9pm) at the Emergency Department, Torbay Hospital.

  • Interim Chief Executive appointed at Torbay Hospital
    Dr John Lowes, Medical Director at South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed Interim Chief Executive in order to ensure that the trust continues to have strategic clinical leadership during the absence on suspension of the substantive Chief Executive, Dr Paula Vasco-Knight, CBE.

  • Torbay Hospital volunteer, Pat, celebrates 90th birthday
    Torquay Pensioner, Pat Bishop, is still volunteering at Torbay Hospital despite having just celebrated her 90th birthday.


Read about the latest news and developments in Torbay Hospital News. If you would like to receive news updates then please send your email details via our feedback form.

Our Trust

South Devon Healthcare is an NHS Foundation Trust with a large public membership. It runs Torbay Hospital and has a reputation for innovation.

Our Hospital

Torbay Hospital, on the outskirts of Torquay, serves the population of South Devon. It performs to high standards. Please see Choosing Torbay Hospital to find out more.

Visiting Us

The links below offer information on finding your way to Torbay Hospital and our visiting policy. We ask you not to visit patients on our wards if you are unwell. All visitors should clean their hands before entering wards or clinical areas.