Maggie Shepherd, Lead Nurse for Research at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Clinical Professor at University of Exeter Medical School, has been selected to become part of a brand new nurse and midwife research initiative – the National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR) 70@70 Research Leader programme. Maggie is one of
Outstanding staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have been celebrated for their achievements and exceptional care at the Trust’s annual award ceremony. The People’s Choice Awards, which are a new part of the Trust’s extremely popular Extraordinary People awards scheme, was the first opportunity for a wider audience to get involved.
A patient has become the first at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust to undergo day case hip replacement surgery, after being discharged just eight hours after surgery. Christopher Bennett suffered from painful osteoarthritis in his hip. After trying to settle his pain with non-operative measures, he came to the conclusion that his
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is set to reduce its energy costs by £800,000 a year, following a £7 million investment in sustainable energy measures. The project, delivered by Centrica Business Solutions, will see state-of-the-art energy technology installed at five sites across Exeter, helping the RD&E to cut its energy costs
Today marks the one year countdown to the start of the RD&E’s MY CARE Programme – the single biggest clinical transformation programme ever undertaken at the Trust. This 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
A Physiotherapist from the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has completed an incredible 3000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean in aid of Surfers against Sewage. Rosalind Holsgrove-West skippered team ‘Row for The Ocean’ to victory to win the ladies race and came in 10th place overall out of 30 teams taking part
Patients at the RD&E highly rate the services provided, according to survey results released this week. The annual Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inpatient Survey looked at the care of 706 inpatients who were discharged from the RD&E in July 2018. Patients assessed the Trust on a variety of areas during their stay, including the time
To coincide with national Volunteers Week, the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is today calling for interested members of the public to give some of their time to support the NHS locally by putting their names forward to be elected as a Governor. Governors play a vitally important role within the RD&E,
Time is running out to vote for your RD&E People’s Choice champions in our new People’s Choice Awards – voting closes on the 7 June 2019. We need your help to choose the winners from our fantastic line-up of finalists. You can vote online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/rde-peoples-vote, or by collecting a paper copy from RD&E main receptions.
Ward Housekeepers from the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have fought off the competition to win a national award at the NHS Sustainability Awards. The awards, which were held in Leeds on 16 May, are designed to encourage, benchmark and reward action on creating a more sustainable NHS. Jason Maddocks, Kevin Brown, Michelle
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