Royal Devon sites celebrate Jubilee

Royal Devon sites celebrate Jubilee

26 May 2022

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating opening its second site named after the Queen.

Jubilee Ward, the Royal Devon’s newest inpatient ward, opened earlier...

Extraordinary People - Sharing Nominations

Extraordinary People - Sharing Nominations

24 May 2022

In January we asked staff, patients and our local communities to nominate their Extraordinary People of 2022, recognising and celebrating the staff who make the Royal Devon University Healthcare NH...

Staying healthy over the Jubilee weekend

Staying healthy over the Jubilee weekend

23 May 2022

As the country prepares to celebrate the historic Platinum Jubilee, the NHS in Devon is reminding people where to get help if they need it and to ensure they have enough prescription medication for...

Easing of visiting restrictions at our hospitals from Friday 20 May

Easing of visiting restrictions at our hospitals from Friday 20 May

19 May 2022

Visiting is still limited across our hospitals to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. However, we understand how important visiting is to our inpatients and so, in light of reducing prevalenc...

New research study in Exeter: Help us find a way to prevent bloodstream infections

New research study in Exeter: Help us find a way to prevent bloodstream infections

16 May 2022

People aged 60 years or older with a history of urinary tract infection (UTI) are at an increased risk of developing a bloodstream infection caused by E. coli bacteria.

The PRC Exeter (next ...

Milestones reached as NHS Nightingale Hospital Exeter helps to further reduce the region’s waiting list

Milestones reached as NHS Nightingale Hospital Exeter helps to further reduce the region’s waiting list

13 May 2022

Over 15,000 people from across Devon have now accessed facilities provided through a multitude of projects introduced at the Nightingale Hospital Exeter, helping to further reduce waiting tim...

MP for North Devon, Selaine Saxby, visits North Devon District Hospital

MP for North Devon, Selaine Saxby, visits North Devon District Hospital

11 May 2022

Ms Saxby visited North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple on Friday 6 May and was joined on the visit by Dr Sarah Wollaston and Dame Shan Morgan. Dr Wollaston is Chair designate of the Integrate...

Public encouraged to get their COVID vaccinations at new mobile vaccination centre in Barnstaple

Public encouraged to get their COVID vaccinations at new mobile vaccination centre in Barnstaple

9 May 2022

A brand new, purpose-built mobile COVID vaccination facility for the people of Northern Devon has opened today, Monday 9 May.

The new vaccination centre is located in the car park of the Bar...

£1.25m eye care hub for South Molton hospital thanks to £500,000 donation from League of Friends

£1.25m eye care hub for South Molton hospital thanks to £500,000 donation from League of Friends

6 May 2022

People with eye conditions in North Devon and Torridge will benefit from reduced waiting times and access to state-of-the-art equipment when a new Ophthalmology Hub at South Molton Community Hospit...

Deaf Awareness Week, 2-8 May: #MyDeafStory - Georgina Daugherty

Deaf Awareness Week, 2-8 May: #MyDeafStory - Georgina Daugherty

6 May 2022

To help mark Deaf Awareness Week (2-8 May 2022), which aims to highlight the impact of hearing loss on everyday life and increase visibility and inclusion of deaf people...

International Day of the Midwife - thank you to our midwifery colleagues

International Day of the Midwife - thank you to our midwifery colleagues

5 May 2022

Today, on International Day of the Midwife, we’d like to thank our midwives and maternity support workers and everyone else who works in our maternity teams for their continued hard work, compassio...

Nurses invited to recruitment open day at Bideford Hospital

Nurses invited to recruitment open day at Bideford Hospital

5 May 2022

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are holding a Community Nursing Recruitment day for our Northern services on Saturday 7th May from 10am to 3pm at ...

NHS in Devon extremely busy

NHS in Devon extremely busy

5 May 2022

Devon’s NHS services are extremely busy, due to high numbers of people requiring hospital treatment.  People are being urged to do their bit to support the NHS by using the most appropriate service...

COVID-19 vaccination appointments moving from Barnstaple Leisure Centre to Tesco Extra car park from Monday 9 May

COVID-19 vaccination appointments moving from Barnstaple Leisure Centre to Tesco Extra car park from Monday 9 May

29 Apr 2022

The vaccination centre at Barnstaple Leisure Centre is moving from its current site to a purpose-built mobile centre in the car park of the Barnstaple Tesco Extra from Monday 9 May 2022.

The...

Getting the help you need this bank holiday weekend

Getting the help you need this bank holiday weekend

28 Apr 2022

With another long weekend ahead please remember that most GP practices are closed on Monday 2 May and more people are outdoors enjoying everything Devon has to offer. This will lead to increased pr...

Proudly celebrating World Admin Day

Proudly celebrating World Admin Day

27 Apr 2022

We’d like to say a special thank you to all of our amazing admin and clerical colleagues who play a hugely important part in providing care to our patients. We couldn’t do what we do without them, ...

Surgical services at Nightingale benefitting people in Torbay and South Devon

Surgical services at Nightingale benefitting people in Torbay and South Devon

25 Apr 2022

New surgical services at the NHS Nightingale Exeter (Nightingale) is already benefitting people in Torbay and South Devon, who have previously had surgery delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Updated visiting restrictions at Northern Devon District Hospital and South Molton Hospital

Updated visiting restrictions at Northern Devon District Hospital and South Molton Hospital

25 Apr 2022

Visiting is still limited at NDDH and South Molton to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and we ask that staff use other methods such as video calls, letter printing etc instead, where possib...

April 2022 - Update from your maternity services

April 2022 - Update from your maternity services

22 Apr 2022

As you know every part of the NHS is still under extreme and sustained pressure. We would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that your Maternity Services are open for business and here t...

Accessible toilet opens at NDDH

Accessible toilet opens at NDDH

21 Apr 2022

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has opened its first fully accessible toilet, at North Devon District Hospital (NDDH).

The new facility is one of only five in North De...

New ANPR parking system at North Devon District Hospital

New ANPR parking system at North Devon District Hospital

20 Apr 2022

New ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) cameras are to be introduced at North Devon District Hospita...

Update on minor injuries services in Northern Devon

Update on minor injuries services in Northern Devon

20 Apr 2022

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust closed Ilfracombe and Bideford MIUs at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. This allowed our highly skilled MIU staff to be redeployed to the emerge...

Changes to public transport when travelling to the Exeter COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

Changes to public transport when travelling to the Exeter COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

13 Apr 2022

If you are visiting the Greendale Vaccination Centre in Exeter, please be aware that you will no longer be able to get there via the No 9 bus, as Stagecoach is ending its diverted route to th...

Getting the help you need this Easter weekend

Getting the help you need this Easter weekend

6 Apr 2022

With Easter fast approaching, Devon’s NHS leaders are calling on people to be prepared ahead of the bank holidays and the two-week school holiday period.

The long Easter weekend traditionall...

Devon Nightingale’s legacy continues as the hospital tackles the region’s waiting lists

Devon Nightingale’s legacy continues as the hospital tackles the region’s waiting lists

6 Apr 2022

The NHS Nightingale Exeter (Nightingale) was initially part of the national response to the first wave of the pandemic, providing emergency in-patient care for nearly 250 patients with COVID-19 fro...

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust merge to become the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust merge to become the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

1 Apr 2022

From today (Friday 1 April 2022), the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) have formally merged to become the Royal Devon University...

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Last updated: February 18, 2022