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Please see below the press releases published by this Trust.

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Email: ndht.contactus@nhs.net

Telephone: In office hours, the phone number is 01271 349 168. Out of office hours, please contact switchboard on 01271 322 577 who will direct you to the communications officer on call.

Nurses invited to recruitment open day at NDDH

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is holding an open day on Wednesday 25 October as part of a campaign to recruit more nurses. The […]

Local NHS staff encourage patients to talk about their medicines

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust’s pharmacy team and South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust have launched a campaign to help get medicines right for […]

Holsworthy Hospital stakeholder group

This article is an update following the announcement in March from the Northern Devon Healthcare Trust (NDHT) to temporarily close the inpatient beds at Holsworthy […]

Trust goes live with electronic health record

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has introduced an electronic health record (EHR). The new system, called TrakCare, launched in April, and is being used across […]

Trust welcomes new non-executive director

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is delighted to announce that Judy Jones has joined the Trust Board as a non-executive director, following confirmation from NHS […]

Health and wellbeing course for people with a possible life-limiting illness to start at Holsworthy Hospital

A six-week health and wellbeing course for people with a possible life-limiting illness is starting at Holsworthy Hospital in October. The course will be held […]

Update from Holsworthy stakeholder group

Following the announcement in July of the formation of a stakeholder group to review the requirements to reopen the inpatient beds at Holsworthy Community Hospital, […]

Phone lines for North Devon District Hospital will be down this evening

The Trust has been notified that BT will be doing urgent works to the phone and data lines coming into and out of North Devon […]

Watch our new film: Are you in shape for surgery?

Surgery puts stress on your body, so the healthier you are, the better you’ll handle it. Dr Alex Degan, GP at Mid Devon Medical Practice, […]

North Devon nurses support appeal for families to have a lifesaving talk during Organ Donation Week

Nurses from Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust are proudly supporting Organ Donation Week. On Saturday, nursing staff were in Green Lanes Shopping Centre in Barnstaple […]

Parents of poorly children benefit from refurbishment at NDDH

The parents’ room at North Devon District Hospital was recently refurbished thanks to the phenomenal fundraising efforts of Care for Kids North Devon. The parents‘ […]

Make the right choice to stay well and keep the emergency department free for emergencies this bank holiday

Doctors in Devon have issued useful advice on staying well over the bank holiday weekend as well as guidance on choosing the right service if […]

Trust shortlisted for improving patient care through staff engagement

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has been shortlisted in the Excellence in Public Service HR category of the Personnel Today Awards. This category recognises new […]

Trust invites staff and public to celebrate fantastic year at AGM

Staff and members of the public are invited to come along to Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust’s annual general meeting (AGM) to celebrate what has […]

Glossop Ward shortlisted for national teamwork award

The Trust’s Glossop Ward team has been shortlisted for team of the year in the Nursing Times Awards 2017. The prestigious national health sector award […]

New ultrasound service at Tyrrell Hospital thanks to League of Friends fundraising

A new ultrasound service launched at the Tyrrell Hospital in Ilfracombe recently thanks to a generous donation from the hospital’s League of Friends. The League […]

Trust staff welcome Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt

Staff at North Devon District Hospital welcomed the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, yesterday afternoon (2 August). The visit was a chance for […]

A pioneering new healthcare role: Devon’s nursing associate trainees start work

Dozens of trainees have started an exciting new pilot programme in hospitals and care homes across Devon, training in a new role to become nursing […]

Project SEARCH graduates celebrate their hard work and success

The fourth cohort of Project SEARCH interns have graduated at a ceremony at the Taw Restaurant at Petroc College. The event was a time to […]

The North Devon Cancer and Wellbeing Centre Appeal

Over and Above, the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust charity, has launched a £1.5 million fundraising appeal to build a new centre to support people […]

Trust confirms board reappointment

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has confirmed the reappointment of Dr Tim Douglas-Riley to the board. He has been reappointed as a non-executive director for […]

Holsworthy stakeholder group launched

A stakeholder group which was set up in response to the temporary closure of inpatient beds at Holsworthy Hospital had its first meeting on Tuesday […]

Children and young people – Help us to improve services across Devon

Have your say – 13 July–15 September 2017 https://www.newdevonccg.nhs.uk/your-ccg/children-and-young-people-100144 The contracts to provide services for children and young people in Devon are due to be […]

£3.3 million to improve Devon’s emergency departments

The NHS in Devon has received more than £3.3 million in Government funding to improve its emergency departments. The money is part of a £100 […]

National recognition for team behind pioneering website

The team behind the mytherappy website has won an award from the Academy of Fab NHS Stuff, which celebrates best practice and innovation happening across […]

NHS England survey on urgent dental care in the South West

Have you used the NHS urgent dental service in the South West? If so, NHS England would like to hear from you so improvements can […]

Acute services review recommends closer working between hospitals to improve services

Clinicians in Devon today announced the results of a review into how some hospital services could be provided more effectively in future. Local doctors, […]

Hot weather is here – think how it will affect you

PHE is urging people to take extra care in this spell of warm weather as the Met Office has confirmed that Hot Weather Alerts have […]

Views wanted from diabetes patients: what support do you need?

During Diabetes Week, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) is asking people with diabetes to join a new project to improve support for people with […]

Sexual health team to make Oceanfest debut

The sexual health team at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust will be raising awareness of sexual health services with festivalgoers at Oceanfest this weekend. The […]

Trust puts spotlight on dementia

Staff at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust put the spotlight on dementia in May as part of Dementia Awareness Week. The week was an opportunity […]

Trust outlines steps required to safely reopen inpatient beds in Holsworthy

In April 2017, the Trust met with its commissioners (NHS NEW Devon CCG), to discuss the temporary closure of inpatient services at Holsworthy Hospital. The […]

National survey highlights excellent care at NDHT

Patients who have received hospital-based care at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) have rated their experiences highly according to the latest national inpatient survey, […]

Incorrect information about NDDH circulating on social media

A post on Facebook has been widely shared stating that the emergency department and maternity unit are closing at North Devon District Hospital, and that […]

Make the right choice to stay well this bank holiday

GP surgeries will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday – 29 May – but there is a wide range of services available that provide fast […]

Starlight’s tour brings the gift of giggles to North Devon District Hospital’s children’s ward

The children’s ward at North Devon District Hospital was filled with music and laughter on Wednesday (17 May), thanks to the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Storytellers […]

Trust staff celebrate ‘amazing’ falls prevention work

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust staff held an event to celebrate an ‘amazing’ reduction in the number of patient falls following a series of new […]

Care homes team shares pressure ulcer best practice with North Devon care providers

The care homes team at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust recently held a study day to share best practice in preventing pressure ulcers with independent […]

‘Amazing’ nurses and midwives of North Devon gather to celebrate innovation

An event celebrating the work of nurses and midwives at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust was held this week to mark the anniversary of the […]

NDDH to host Death Café

A Death Café is being held at North Devon District Hospital (NDDH) as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week in May. Death Cafés are events […]

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