On Saturday we held our first Open Day in nearly a decade and, despite torrential rain all day, it was a great success. The rain forced the majority of activities into the RILD building but it didn’t stop our brilliant hospital choir, The Rhythm of Life, from singing and dancing in the rain. We also
People in Devon are being invited by Devon STP to help influence the future of mental health services across the county. NHS and care services are working together in partnership to address future health and care needs for the county. This arrangement, known as Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP), will lead the development of
Patients are now able to relax in a new therapeutic garden at Sidmouth Hospital, thanks to funding from Sidmouth Hospital’s Comforts Funds. Work began in April 2018 to convert the area from a space that was not easily accessible or beneficial to the recovery of patients, into an area which improves overall wellbeing and allows
For an insight into why caring can be such a rewarding and interesting career, take a look at this short film produced by a local Okehampton filmmaker for ‘Proud to Care’, an organisation supported by Devon County Council , specialising in promoting opportunities for career development in health and social care.
A Devon community healthcare champion and an Exeter clinical scientist who has helped to transform the lives of thousands of patients worldwide have been recognised by the Queen in her latest Birthday Honours. Professor Sian Ellard, the RD&E’s Consultant Clinical Scientist and Professor of Genomic Medicine at the University of Exeter, receives an OBE, while
The public will be able to access behind the scenes at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital this September at its first Open Day in nearly a decade. From 10am – 3pm on Saturday 22nd September, visitors to the hospital will be able to see the state-of-the-art surgical robot and go behind the scenes on
There have been many developments at the RD&E over the last six months. Read the latest update from the Trust’s Chairman, James Brent. Includes: Our plans for the future MY CARE – Transforming care together Our performance RD&E & Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust Collaboration
Nominations for this year’s elections closed on 27 July 2018 All nominated candidates can be seen on the Statement of Candidates We now move to a vote in one of our public constituencies, East Devon, Dorset, Somerset & Rest of England and in our Staff Constituency. Ballot packs will be sent to members in these constituencies
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) have reached agreement in principle on a new collaboration between the two organisations. The collaboration aims to support NDHT to address the challenges it faces in continuing to provide acute services and to ensure that the health needs of
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