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
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
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