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RD&E welcomes new Non-Executive Directors

Simon Knowles and Steve Kirby are joining the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust’s Board as new Non-Executive Directors. Both Non-Executive Directors took up their positions on the 1st September 2017.

Independent Non-Executive Directors, together with Executive Directors, are responsible for all aspects of the operation and performance of the Trust and for its effective …

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Council of Governors Staff Governor election results 2017

Voting in our Staff Governor election closed on 13 September and we can now declare that Michele Baxandale-Nichols was re-elected with Susie Costelloe and Chris Gardner elected. You can download the full Report of Voting.

The new terms of office start at the Trust’s Annual Members Meeting on 27 September 2017.  Current Staff Governors Paul Bedford …

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Council of Governors election results 2017

The results in our public constituencies are as follows:

In East Devon, Dorset, Somerset and the Rest of England, Kay Foster and Alan Murdoch are re-elected for terms of three years with Barbara Sweeney elected for a term of three years.  The turnout was 26.9%.
In Mid, North, West Devon & Cornwall, James Bradley is re-elected for …

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Local NHS shares implementation plans to provide more care at home

The NHS has given details of how it intends to implement its ‘Your Future Care’ plans to improve patient care across Eastern Devon, including creating new nursing, therapist and support roles.

“Your Future Care” set out proposals to move away from the existing bed-based model of care. Instead it proposed a model of care focused on …

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Patients give RD&E top score for cancer care

Cancer patients have given the RD&E nine out of 10 for the quality of their care in a new national survey.

More than 1,000 RD&E cancer patients, covering a wide of tumour groups, responded to the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2016.

Overall, they rated their care here 9.0 – beating the national average of 8.7 and …

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Save the Date – RD&E Annual Members’ Meeting & Members’ Day Announced

We are delighted to announce the date for our Annual Members’ Meeting and Members’ Day on Wednesday 27th September, 3.00pm – 7.00pm.

The event provides an all important opportunity for the Trust and our members to come together to share information and ideas. This year’s line-up includes Medicine for Members talks on developments in stroke care and …