Senior RD&E nurse gets global recognition

22 Dec 2020

A senior nurse from the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) has been chosen as one of four nurses and midwives to represent the UK in a celebration of the work of nurses and mi...

The Exeter Chiefs send messages of support to RD&E staff and the NHS

18 Dec 2020

Exeter Chiefs, England and European Champions 2020, have created a string of video messages to thank our staff for all they do.

These videos, which you can watch below, are being projected o...

RD&E on OPEL 4

14 Dec 2020

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is experiencing severe pressure on services across both their acute and community hospitals.

The Trust is currently at OPEL 4 sta...

Plasma donors wanted

9 Dec 2020

The NHS needs more people who have recovered from COVID-19 to register and donate blood plasma which could save lives.

Anyone who has had COVID-19  or the symptoms can offer to donate at a d...

Patient Recruitment Centre Exeter at RD&E opens with immediate success

4 Dec 2020

The new Patient Recruitment Centre (PRC) at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital site in Wonford has been officially opened by RD&E NHS Foundation Trust Chief Executive Suzanne Tracey.


'Contacting 111 first will get you the right treatment more quickly', says Devon doctor introducing new service

2 Dec 2020

People who contact NHS 111 by phone or online, at any time of day or night, will now get quicker clinical advice and care before they visit an Emergency Department.

An improved system is bei...

Festive Advent Calendar

1 Dec 2020

Throughout December (1-24), we have been running a festive advent calendar to celebrate and thank some of the wonderful teams we have at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust for the work...

Exeter exceeds target recruiting 545 volunteers into one of the world’s leading COVID-19 vaccine studies thanks to support from local residents and staff

27 Nov 2020

The Patient Recruitment Centre: Exeter would like to thank study volunteers and the clinical research delivery team following the announcement that Exeter has exceeded target for a leading COVID-19...

Staff at the RD&E benefit from new rest areas, thanks to generous public donations

27 Nov 2020

Staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) have two new dedicated staff lounges, funded in part by generous donations from the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.


RD&E nurse receives regional award in recognition of research contributions

19 Nov 2020

A research nurse at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) has won a top award at the South West Research Awards.

Sarah Benyon, Senior Research Nurse at the RD&E, rec...

Exeter part of UK-wide genomics consortium in £12.2million funding boost

18 Nov 2020

A £12.2million funding boost will help scientists at the University of Exeter and the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust contribute to national efforts to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves.


HANDi Paediatric app: advice for common childhood conditions

13 Nov 2020

The HANDi Paediatric app gives up-to-date advice about common childhood illnesses and how to treat them.

Developed by NHS organisations in Devon, the HANDi Paediatric app is available to dow...

Changes to patient visiting restrictions from Thursday 29 October

28 Oct 2020

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitals across Devon have taken the difficult decision to further restrict visiting to compassionate grounds and for carers only.

We appreciate how hard ...

RD&E Goes Live with ‘Game Changing’ Transformation Programme this Weekend

7 Oct 2020

At 4am on Saturday 10th October the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) goes live with MY CARE: the biggest clinical transformation programme the RD&E has ever und...

An update on maternity visiting and appointment restrictions at the RD&E

29 Sep 2020

In line with national guidance and in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, on 23 March 2020, we took the difficult decision to implement visitor restrictions across the Trust, which included our mate...

Public invited to the RD&E's virtual Annual Members' Meeting and engagement event - 30.09.20

24 Sep 2020

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will be hosting its virtual Annual Members' Meeting (AMM) and engagement event on Wednesday 30 September 2020, with the public and members invited to...

Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced for patients and visitors

24 Aug 2020

As the Government moves to restore some normality to society and many of our healthcare services resume across Devon, health providers have agreed now it is the right time to reintroduce charges fo...

Unicef award RD&E's neonatal unit as a gold standard

7 Aug 2020

The Neonatal Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is the first level 2 neonatal unit in the UK to achieve the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative Gold award, which was ...

Exeter mum raises thousands for the ward which cares for her son

4 Aug 2020

An Exeter mum has smashed her £2,000 fundraising target to raise money for a ward at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E), which has cared for her son all of his life.


CQC survey results praise RD&E inpatient services

21 Jul 2020

Ninety-nine per cent of inpatients at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) reported that they were treated with dignity and respect, according to national survey results rel...

Cancer services rated highly at the RD&E

16 Jul 2020

Cancer services at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) have been highly rated by patients after achieving more ‘above expected’ results than any other Trust in the country, a...

New helipad opens at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital

9 Jul 2020

A brand new helipad at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) is now open, thanks to a £1million donation from the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to fun...


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