Care packages filled with essential items for parents of premature or poorly babies have been donated to the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, thanks to Louie’s Helping Hand. Louie’s Helping Hand was set up by Matt and Bexy Corbett, from Exeter, in memory of their son Louie, who was born 15 weeks early
There were smiles all around on Monday (13 January 2020) as the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust officially launched the RD&E Charity. The event, kindly hosted by Arbuthnot Latham in Southernhay, Exeter, was well received with attendance from David Fursdon, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Devon; Peter Holland, the Lord Mayor of Exeter and a
Patients and staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are set to benefit from the RD&E Charity which officially launches this evening (13 January 2020). The RD&E Charity exists to raise money for a wide range of activities over and above what the NHS is able to provide, to make a real
The Boards of Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have agreed that the two organisations will explore joining together on a more formal basis. Both Boards have agreed that this process must be based on the premise that any new arrangement is beneficial to people in all
A massive thank you to Exeter Chiefs who took the time to visit patients and staff on Bramble and Creedy wards last week. The team spread some festive cheer by wearing Christmas jumpers and giving out gifts to the children and young people staying on Bramble ward. Leading the way was club captain Jack Yeandle, who
Congratulations to our fantastic Emergency Department who won a national award at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) awards on the 6th December. The team took away the Emergency Department Patient Experience Project of the Year for the Comfort Exeter project, which supplies vulnerable patients with a comfort bag full of essential items and
Robert Mann, Assistant Director for Quality and Safety, and Jane Spain, Volunteer Coordinator for the last six months, recently gathered volunteers together for an early Christmas party, an event they hope to repeat each year.They were keen to meet and thank as many as possible of the Trust’s 300+ volunteers for their sterling efforts in person.
The RD&E’s MY CARE Programme is the single biggest clinical transformation programme ever undertaken at the Trust. It is also the first transformation of its type in the UK to be implemented across the acute hospital and community services. MY CARE aims to fundamentally improve people’s experience at the RD&E (including members of the public,
Members of the Exeter Golf and Country Club have raised an impressive £12,531 for the neonatal department at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, after a year of fantastic fundraising efforts. The 2018 Golf Captains, Lyndon Bent and Lyne Beevers, decided to fundraise for the neonatal unit after Lyndon and his wife, Debbie,
Trust members joined Trust directors, governors and non-executive directors for our Annual Members’ Meeting and Medicine for Members’ event. Held on 25 September at the RILD Building, the event was fully subscribed with over 120 members attending along with newly-elected governors and non-executive directors. The day was chance for them to learn more about the
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