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
Work is now under way to construct a cutting-edge new imaging centre expected to rapidly accelerate dementia research and improve healthcare. The new Mireille Gillings Neuroimaging Centre will form part of the University of Exeter Medical School clinical research infrastructure. It will transform research and diagnosis of dementia and other neurological diseases, funded by part
A cancer nurse at the RD&E has received one of the country’s top nursing awards for her contributions in improving patient care. Tina Grose, Lead Cancer Nurse at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, has received a prestigious Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Silver Award by Ruth May, CNO for NHS England and NHS
Patients being treated for cancer at the RD&E highly rate the services they receive, according to results published by a national survey this month. The annual National Cancer Patient Experience Survey, now in its eighth year, is designed to monitor national progress on cancer care; provide information to drive local improvements and to inform the
The neonatal unit at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital has received the Water Wipes Team of the Year – Neonatal Excellence Award from Bliss, the UK’s leading charity for babies born premature or sick. Bliss has granted the neonatal unit the award in recognition of the fact that the team go above and beyond to
Work to replace the old helipad at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital is well underway, thanks to the cost being totally funded with a £1million grant from the HELP Appeal– the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. It is anticipated that the new helipad is set to open by January
The RD&E has published its Sustainable Development Management Plan (SDMP), which sets out how the Trust will approach its role as a sustainable healthcare provider, making sure that in everything it does the environment and wider society are considered, along with direct patient impact and financial costs. Our aim is to be a leading NHS
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