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 tours of operating theatres, laboratories and medical imaging! There’s fun for all the family with live music, face painting and street food.
For those interested in a career within the NHS, advice is available as well as the opportunity to sit in on seminars and speak with hospital staff about their roles. Fundraising activities will take place throughout the day for the RD&E’s charitable partners, cancer charity FORCE and Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF).
Admission and parking is free for the event however if you wish to attend a tour this must be booked in advance. For more information about the event and to book a tour please visit www.rdeopenday.co.uk.
Suzanne Tracey, Chief Executive at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital said: “I am delighted to announce that we will be holding our first Open Day in nearly a decade. This year we are celebrating 70 years of the NHS and an Open Day is a fantastic way to celebrate with the wider community. It should be a brilliant day with fun for all of the family and I look forward to hopefully seeing many of you there.”