Integrated care – the future of our local health and care services
2015 is set to be the start for many important changes to your local NHS as two trusts merge and the health and care community works together to deliver more integrated care.
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 on our integrating hospital and community care pages.
For she's a jolly NICE fellow!
Torbay Hospital's Director of Nursing, Jane Viner, is one of just ten senior healthcare leaders in the country this year to be named a Fellow of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). NICE Fellows are senior health and social care leaders who are ambassadors for the Institute at regional and national levels and among their professional groups and peers.
Local NHS trusts receive high praise from staff
Results of the national 2014 NHS staff survey show that staff working for South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Torbay Hospital, and staff at Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust give the trusts a resounding ‘thumbs-up’.
Project Search open days (9 Mar 2015)
Project Search has a very clear goal – to give young people with learning disabilities the skills to gain competitive paid employment.
Scarlet Fever Q and A factsheet
Increases in scarlet fever are normal at this time of year as we approach high season between March and April.
Nominations now open for annual Blue Shield Awards
Nominations are now open to recognise the hard work and dedication of health and social care staff across Torbay and Southern Devon.
The Blue Shield Awards, organised by Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust and South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (which runs Torbay Hospital), are held annually to celebrate the people who go above and beyond their role and make a real difference to health and social care.
The deadline for this year's nominations is Tuesday 7 April 2015. Nominate now!