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Trust wins award for work to support students at Petroc

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The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has won an award for its work to support students at Petroc and aid their progression towards a career in health and social care. […]

North Devon lymphoedema team visits centre of excellence in London

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Staff from the North Devon lymphoedema service visited St George’s Hospital in London to gain ideas, experience and knowledge to benefit patients locally. […]

Starlight Storytellers Tour brings cheer to children at NDDH

Pictured with the Storytellers Tour cast at NDDH are Sarah Blackmore with Courtney (left) and Yazmin Wright (right).

Starlight Children’s Foundation brought cheer to young patients at North Devon District Hospital when its Storytellers Tour paid a visit to Caroline Thorpe Ward. […]

Trust to hold recruitment events for support staff in East Devon community hospitals

Trust to hold recruitment events for support staff in East Devon community hospitals

The Trust that runs community hospitals in East Devon is to hold two recruitment events as it looks to enhance the teams that support frontline staff to care for patients. […]

Delivering Care Closer to Home: Trust launches consultation on future of community hospital services in Northern Devon

The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has launched a three-month consultation on the future configuration of community hospital services in Northern Devon. […]

Patients and staff benefit from new link corridor at Crediton Hospital

Patients and staff benefit from new link corridor at Crediton Hospital

PATIENTS and staff are making use of a new link corridor at Crediton Hospital. […]

Trust continues recruitment drive with open days in Honiton and Okehampton

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THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is to continue its recruitment drive by holding open days in Honiton and Okehampton later this month. The […]

Trust continues nurse recruitment drive with open day in Honiton

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THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is to continue its nurse recruitment drive by holding an open day in Honiton. The Trust has already […]

Monitor publishes provisional findings of investigation

MONITOR has today published provisional findings of its investigation into how the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) selected Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) as the preferred provider of community services for adults with complex needs in Eastern Devon. […]

NDDH nurse is first of her kind to become a Queen’s Nurse

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A NURSE at North Devon District Hospital has become the first of her kind in the UK to be awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse. […]

Trust event to share best practice among North Devon care homes is “very successful”

Trust event to share best practice among North Devon care homes is “very successful”

THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust held its second Care Home Education Forum at the Civic Centre in Barnstaple. […]

Trust shortlisted for second national award for work to improve safety and quality of care at North Devon care homes

Trust shortlisted for second national award for work to improve safety and quality of care at North Devon care homes

THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is bidding to win a second national award for its work to improve the safety and quality of care at local care homes. […]

Honiton and Ottery St Mary hospitals mark Dementia Awareness Week

Honiton and Ottery St Mary hospitals mark Dementia Awareness Week

STAFF at Honiton and Ottery St Mary hospitals made a special effort to mark Dementia Awareness Week. […]

Opening hours of Sidmouth minor injury unit to be temporarily reduced due to staffing difficulties

DUE to staffing difficulties, the opening hours of the minor injury unit (MIU) at Sidmouth Hospital are to be temporarily reduced from Monday 1 June. […]

Trust physiotherapist to compete for Great Britain in World Dragon Boat Racing Championships

Trust physiotherapist to compete for Great Britain in World Dragon Boat Racing Championships

AN NHS physiotherapist from East Devon has been selected to compete for Great Britain in the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Canada – just two years after taking up the sport. […]

Tim and Nick reappointed as non-executive directors on Trust board

The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is pleased to confirm the reappointment to the board of Tim Douglas-Riley CBE and Nick Lewis MBE as non-executive directors. […]

NDDH bus passengers discover benefits of taking part in health research

NDDH bus passengers discover benefits of taking part in health research

Passengers on board the park and ride bus service to North Devon District Hospital discovered the benefits of taking part in health research this week. […]

Trust to launch falls clinics at Moretonhampstead Hospital

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THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is to run monthly falls clinics at Moretonhampstead Hospital, starting in October. […]

NHS Trust – in conjunction with Axminster League of Friends and Action Group – plans to reopen inpatient beds at Axminster Community Hospital in July 2015

NHS Trust – in conjunction with Axminster League of Friends and Action Group – plans to reopen inpatient beds at Axminster Community Hospital in July 2015

THE Joint Action Team made up of the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and members of the Axminster community has announced today that, following an intensive recruitment campaign, enough nurses have been recruited to reopen 16 inpatient beds at Axminster Community Hospital. […]

Maintaining a healthy heart is focus for May wellbeing drop-in session in Moretonhampstead

Maintaining a healthy heart is focus for May wellbeing drop-in session in Moretonhampstead

MAINTAINING a healthy heart and recovery after heart surgery will be the theme for the wellbeing drop-in session at Moretonhampstead Hospital on Thursday 21 May (10am to 1pm). […]

Trust continues nurse recruitment drive with open day in Okehampton

Trust continues nurse recruitment drive with open day in Okehampton

The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is to continue its recruitment drive by holding an open day in Okehampton. The Trust has already held […]

International Clinic Trials Day

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Trust and two of its apprentices enjoy success in regional awards

DARRYN Allcorn, director of workforce and development, Tracey Gillard (second right), clinical development facilitator, and Gail Richards (right), engaging the young workforce lead, collect the Trust’s award from Fiona Parsons, apprenticeship lead at South West Water.

DARRYN Allcorn, director of workforce and development, Tracey Gillard (second right), clinical development facilitator, and Gail Richards (right), engaging the young workforce lead, collect the […]

Starlight Storytellers Tour to bring cheer to young patients at NDDH

STARLIGHT Children’s Foundation will bring a big dose of sunshine to poorly children at North Devon District Hospital when its Storytellers Tour pays a visit […]

Kay retires after 20 years working at Okehampton Hospital

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A MUCH-LOVED and respected staff member has retired after 20 years working at Okehampton Hospital. Kay Cunliffe started working in the NHS in 1979 and […]

Diabetes is focus for April wellbeing drop-in session in Moretonhampstead

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DIABETES will be the theme for the next wellbeing drop-in session at Moretonhampstead Hospital, which takes place from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday 28 April. […]

Trust community hospitals raise over £400 for British Heart Foundation

Trust community hospitals raise over £400 for British Heart Foundation

STAFF at three community hospitals run by the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust raised more than £400 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) by taking part in the charity’s Wear it. Beat it. campaign. […]

Trust finishes runner-up in national patient experience awards

Trust finishes runner-up in national patient experience awards

THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust finished runner-up at a national awards ceremony for its work to resolve complaints at the earliest possible stage. […]

Trust aims to continue nurse open day success with event in Sidmouth

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THE Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is hoping the success of its nurse recruitment open days continues when it holds its latest event in Sidmouth later this month. […]

First patients praise new chemotherapy and day treatment unit at NDDH

First patients praise new chemotherapy and day treatment unit at NDDH

The first patients to use the £2.2million chemotherapy and day treatment unit at North Devon District Hospital say they are impressed with the new centre. […]

Trust to host three events to give local people an update on Tyrrell Hospital

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The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is hosting a series of events in April and May to give local people an update on Tyrrell Hospital in Ilfracombe. […]

Open response from Alison Diamond, Chief Executive of Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, regarding claims that the NHS in North Devon is in crisis

It is really important that local residents have confidence in their local NHS and I am writing this open letter to ensure everyone is aware of the high performing, excellent NHS services on your doorstep and explain how we are dealing with increased demand for our services amid the national nursing shortages. […]

Trust thanks North Devon for “incredible” support as £2.2million chemotherapy unit opens to patients

JAMES Bonetta (chairman of the North Devon Cancer Care Centre Trust) presents a cheque for £300,000 to the hospital on Thursday, taking the charity’s total contribution to £700,000. Also pictured are (from left) Ian Roome (fundraising manager), Andrew Spear (project manager for Morgan Sindall), David Wilson (architect and director of David Wilson Partnership), Phil Humphrey (capital building officer), Rae Reynolds (operational capital manager), Charlotte Overney (lead cancer nurse) and Julie Whitton (fundraising officer).

NORTH Devon’s £2.2million new chemotherapy and day treatment unit opens to patients today (Monday 30 March). The Seamoor Unit, a state-of-the-art centre at North Devon […]

Electronic healthcare records coming to community and hospital services across north and east Devon

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust today announced its preferred supplier for an electronic health record to support all community services, including community nursing teams across north, east and mid Devon. […]

Nurse recruitment drive boosted by successful open day at Tiverton

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A NURSE recruitment drive by the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust continues to bear fruit. […]

Final plans to transform Budleigh Salterton Hospital into a health and wellbeing hub are approved

Dr David Evans (left), chairman of the League of Friends, celebrates the announcement with Andy Ibbs, commercial director of the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Final plans to transform Budleigh Salterton Hospital into a health and wellbeing hub for the local community have been given the go-ahead. […]

New therapies and clinics launching at Moretonhampstead Hospital

Members of the local planning group for the development of Moretonhampstead Hospital heard from local NHS staff last month about a range of new services and clinics launching at the Hospital in the near future. […]

Trust holds successful open day as part of recruitment drive for nursing and therapy staff

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A TOTAL of 54 people attended a recruitment open day at North Devon District Hospital on Monday 16 March. […]

Government Minister Norman Lamb praises Trust staff and services following visit to NDDH

Government Minister Norman Lamb praises Trust staff and services following visit to NDDH

NORMAN Lamb, the Minister of State for Care and Support, praised staff and services at North Devon District Hospital following his visit this week. […]

Purpose-built dementia ward opens at North Devon District Hospital

Purpose-built dementia ward opens at North Devon District Hospital

ONE of the first purpose-built dementia wards at an acute hospital in the UK has opened in North Devon. […]

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