Over the last few days, in recognition of the burden being placed on the NHS as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have received numerous offers of support, donations of food and other goodies from companies and individuals who want to show their solidarity with the NHS at this difficult time. We want to
Following the announcement by the Prime Minister that the public are being asked to avoid non-essential contact with other people, we have taken the decision that all non-essential outpatient appointments are likely to be stood down over the next few days, to comply with this approach. Please continue to attend appointments unless you are notified.
As part of our continued actions to protect the community regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to keep the hospital running we would respectfully request that you consider the changes we are making to members of the public visiting patients in the Trust. In order to reduce the footfall to keep the virus away from the hospital
We have signed an open letter with partners in Exeter – the University of Exeter, Exeter City Council, Devon and Cornwall Police and Exeter College – on tackling hate crime and racism in our community, particularly in light of recent incidents in relation to coronavirus. This is a time when we must work together and
Staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have demonstrated a high level of resilience, despite meeting considerable challenges over the last year, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey. Responses to the wide-ranging survey of NHS employees remained positive overall, with 72% of RD&E staff saying they would recommend the Trust
A message from Chris Tidman, Chief Finance Officer at the RD&E I am sure that you are more than familiar with the challenges presented by parking at the RD&E Wonford site. Simply increasing the parking capacity on site is – for many reasons – not a viable option, so we are working hard to deliver
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are hosting a preview of the future of electronic patient care records on 22 February – and patients, Foundation Trust members and the public are all invited to attend. The patient open day will take place in the Peninsula Medical School Lecture Theatre (next to the Research,
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
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