Minor Injuries Units – where they are and when to use them

Minor Injuries Units – where they are and when to use them

11 Aug 2022

With around five million people visiting Devon each summer, the NHS has worked to ensure there are additional services in some tourist hotspots to reduce pressure on our busy emergency departments....

Celebrating one year of the Discharge Lounge

Celebrating one year of the Discharge Lounge

9 Aug 2022

We’re celebrating one year of Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital’s Discharge Lounge, helping us to make space for new patients on our wards while making things more convenient and comfortable for pa...

One Northern Devon in shortlist for national award for partnerships

One Northern Devon in shortlist for national award for partnerships

8 Aug 2022

One Northern Devon (OND) has been shortlisted for the Place-based Partnership award at this year’s HSJ Awards, recognising outstanding contribution to healthcare and earning the opportunity to show...

Visiting Devon? Here’s how to access medical help if you need it

Visiting Devon? Here’s how to access medical help if you need it

3 Aug 2022

Each summer, data from our four emergency departments suggests that up to one quarter of patients are visitors to the county. 

Devon’s NHS is reminding visitors to the county that there are ...

Changes to inpatient and outpatient visiting from Wednesday 3 August

Changes to inpatient and outpatient visiting from Wednesday 3 August

2 Aug 2022

Reflecting the reduced number of patients with COVID-19 across the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we will be easing our visiting restrictions across our Eastern services (t...

Trust is honoured for its support for students

Trust is honoured for its support for students

29 Jul 2022

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s support for T Level students has won a prestigious employer award from Petroc, the North Devon further education college, and a mention in t...

Royal Devon launches strategy for 2022-27: Better Together

Royal Devon launches strategy for 2022-27: Better Together

28 Jul 2022

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has launched its strategy for 2022-27, which sets out who we are as a new Trust, what we want to achieve over the next five years and how ...

Making applying for jobs with the Royal Devon easier

Making applying for jobs with the Royal Devon easier

28 Jul 2022

We have been looking at ways to improve our recruitment process for people who are interested in working at the Royal Devon, and are excited to launch our new recruitment system, the Career Gateway...

NHS England non executive directors visit Devon

NHS England non executive directors visit Devon

27 Jul 2022

Devon was pleased to welcome NHS England’s chair, Sir Richard Meddings CBE, and fellow non-executive directors to the county today for a tour of some of its many services.

The visit was a ch...

We’re really busy – please help us help you

We’re really busy – please help us help you

26 Jul 2022

We are experiencing severe pressure across our Northern services, and our emergency department at NDDH is very busy with people attending the ED having to wait a long time to be seen.

It’s i...

Royal Devon launches vision screening service for young children

Royal Devon launches vision screening service for young children

19 Jul 2022

A vision screening service for children aged four and five is being launched in North Devon.

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is being commissioned to launch the new se...

Stay cool in the heat

Stay cool in the heat

14 Jul 2022

During the current high temperatures people are being asked to look out for family, friends and neighbours who are more vulnerable during hot weather.

Older people and people with long term ...

Plea for patience following rising levels of abuse from patients

Plea for patience following rising levels of abuse from patients

14 Jul 2022

On 9 July 2022, our new electronic patient record, Epic, went live across Northern Devon. You can find out ...

Self-nominations for Council of Governors election closing 18 July!

Self-nominations for Council of Governors election closing 18 July!

13 Jul 2022

Royal Devon Governors play a vitally important role by providing a direct connection between the Trust, the community we serve and our partners.  We’re looking for people from all kinds of backgrou...

NHS extremely busy as temperatures and COVID-19 rates rise

NHS extremely busy as temperatures and COVID-19 rates rise

12 Jul 2022

Health services in Devon are currently extremely busy, with the high COVID-19 rates impacting on staffing and high temperatures in recent days leading more people to seek medical help.

At th...

New electronic patient record system, Epic, now live across Northern Devon

New electronic patient record system, Epic, now live across Northern Devon

9 Jul 2022

Earlier today, Saturday 9 July, we went live with our new electronic patient record, Epic, across Northern Devon.

Suzanne Tracey, Chief Executive Officer for the Royal Devon said: "This is a...

Changes to inpatient and outpatient visiting from Friday 8 July

Changes to inpatient and outpatient visiting from Friday 8 July

7 Jul 2022

Reflecting the increased number of patients with COVID-19 across the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we have taken the difficult decision to temporarily restrict visiting ac...

New electronic patient record system to rollout from Eastern to Northern Devon this weekend

New electronic patient record system to rollout from Eastern to Northern Devon this weekend

5 Jul 2022

In the early hours of Saturday 9 July 2022, the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will roll out their new electronic patient record, Epic, across Northern Devon.

Epic la...

Nominations open for Council of Governors election

Nominations open for Council of Governors election

1 Jul 2022

Members of the public can now nominate themselves to stand as candidates for election as a Public Governor of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This year sees the f...

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Last updated: February 18, 2022