The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust employs around 7,000 staff and serves a core population of more than 400,000 people in Exeter, East Devon and Mid-Devon. We admit more than 115,000 patients and hold 450,000 outpatient clinics every year, spending nearly £370 million a year on delivering high quality acute healthcare.

Safe Staffing

From June 2014 it became a National requirement for all hospitals to publish information about nurse staffing levels on wards, including the percentage of shifts meeting their agreed staffing levels.

This initiative is part of the NHS response to the Francis report - an investigation into the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust which called for greater openness and transparency in the health service.