The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust employs around 8,000 staff and serves a core population of more than 460,000 people in Exeter, East Devon and Mid-Devon. In partnership with Exeter University we carry out cutting edge research into new treatments and improved understanding of disease.

We admit more than 120,000 patients and hold 450,000 outpatient clinics every year, spending nearly £370 million a year on delivering high quality acute healthcare.

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Sustainability & Transformation Plan (STP)

To address the patient demand and financial challenges Devon's health and social care system faces, local authorities and health and social care organisations (including the RD&E) in areas covered by the Northern Eastern and Western plus South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Groups have come together to form a single strategic planning 'footprint'. The key aspiration is that by 2021, the benefits of health, education, housing and employment to economic and social wellbeing for our communities will be realised through joint working of statutory partners and the voluntary and charitable sectors. To enable this, an ambitious Wider Devon Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been published.

Read the full plan