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.
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Families invited to a weekend of events in memory of babies
Staff from Torbay Hospital's maternity unit, A&E and chaplaincy services have joined up with local parents and the Totnes branch of SANDS (Still Birth and Neonatal Death Society), 'Little Footprints' in the planning of the hospital's annual Baby Remembrance Weekend to be held on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December.
Local youngsters brighten hospital waiting area
Torbay Hospital's Radiology CT waiting area has been brightened up thanks to a new mural created by local youngsters from Sherwell Valley Primary School, Torquay.
The mural was designed, as part of a Degree project, by Lynn Gillham a clerical officer in the Radiology department. The mural features trees representing each season of the year with the children's handprints making up the leaves on each tree. Children of staff working in the department also added their handprints to the artwork which stretches around the CT waiting area in the Hospital's radiology department.
Patients Know Best and Hiblio team up to enable doctors to 'prescribe' patient care videos
GPs will soon be able to 'prescribe' self help health videos to patients and embed them into their online care plans through a new partnership between Patients Know Best, the world's first patient-controlled online medical records system, and Hiblio TV.