Opportunity to join our Non-Executive Director team

4 Mar 2021

We are looking for two Non-Executive Directors who can bring key skills and expertise to the RD&E and NDHT.

Both appointments will be for three years initially and will be essential to s...

NHS urges people not to contact their GP practice about a coronavirus vaccination

1 Mar 2021

The NHS is urging people who have received a letter from the National Booking System not to contact their GP practice about a coronavirus vaccination.

Dr Alex Degan, a GP in Devon and Medica...

Marie Curie to offer support for bereaved families at the RD&E

26 Feb 2021

A new service has been launched this week to offer bereaved families in Exeter and Mid Devon additional support from Marie Curie, the UK’s leading end of life charity, when a loved one dies at the ...

Roadmap out of lockdown

23 Feb 2021

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021’, setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England.

From 8 March, people in England will s...

RD&E-NDHT: naming our new integrated organisation

16 Feb 2021

Following the go ahead to continue working on plans to formally join together, RD&E (Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust) and NDHT (Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust) are...

Not too late for over-70s to get a vaccination in Devon

12 Feb 2021

There is still time for people in Devon aged over 70, and those who are clinically extremely vulnerable, to book a coronavirus vaccination in coming days.

The NHS in Devon is on target to ha...

Tocilizumab shown to reduce deaths in patients hospitalised with COVID-19

12 Feb 2021

After a nationwide study involving the University of Exeter and the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust, an anti-inflammatory treatment (Tocilizumab) routinely used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis, ha...

Contacting the NHS in Devon to book a vaccination

9 Feb 2021

The NHS in Devon is offering advice to people aged over 70 on how to contact the NHS about getting a coronavirus vaccine.

Yesterday (8 February), the Secretary of State for Health and Social...

Information for patients visiting the Exeter COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

28 Jan 2021

We’ve developed an information video to support your appointment at the Exeter NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Centre (Westpoint Exeter).

The video below talks you through arriving at the centre, t...

Exeter COVID-19 Vaccination Centre opens to the public

26 Jan 2021

From today, exhibition and event venue Westpoint Exeter is offering its first booked appointments to people in priority groups.

The new site is one of six launching across the South West tod...

NDHT and RD&E integration: bringing together our Board and leadership teams

26 Jan 2021

I recently shared the news that our regulators, NHS England and NHS Improvement, have given Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust  (RD&E...

NDHT and RD&E a stage closer to formally joining together

20 Jan 2021

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) have received the go-ahead from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) to continue working...

A reminder of patient visiting restrictions at the RD&E

14 Jan 2021

As a reminder, visiting restrictions remain in place at the RD&E.

We appreciate how hard separation can be for our patients and their families, as well as for our staf...

If you are over 80 there are three ways you might be contacted to get your COVID-19 vaccination

14 Jan 2021

Please do not try to book a vaccination if you have not received a letter.

  1. Using a local GP service: GP services are working together in your area to vaccinate as many...

Maternity services at the RD&E rated highly again by local mums

11 Jan 2021

“Our care from the beginning of pregnancy to after birth was outstanding.”

“We had fantastic support after our daughter was born!”

“Every health professional we encountered had excell...


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