The use of face coverings when coming to Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust sites

15 Jun 2020

People infected with COVID-19 can have very mild or no respiratory symptoms (asymptomatic) and can transmit the virus to others without being aware of it.

In line with recent recommendations...

New RD&E Patient Recruitment Centre to improve patient access to commercial clinical research

22 May 2020

Patients across the South West will benefit from easier access to clinical research opportunities, after the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) was selected as one of five NHS t...

Important update to members of the RD&E NHS Foundation Trust

1 May 2020

In March, NHS England and Improvement contacted all Foundation Trusts to propose changes in order to reduce the burden of reporting and to free up senior capacity to prioritise the management of th...

Leading the way in testing times

21 Apr 2020

A new drive-through COVID-19 testing centre at the Exeter Chiefs’ home at Sandy Park will be able to test up to 12 patients and staff from the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E)...

James Brent to remain Chairman of the RD&E and NDHT for a further year

17 Apr 2020

In recognition of the extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, following agreement with NHS England (NHSE) and NHS Improvement (NHSI), James Brent has agreed to continue as Chai...

RD&E extends the terms of office for three Non-Executive Directors

17 Apr 2020

Three Non-Executive Directors at the Royal and Devon NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) have agreed to extend their terms of office.

The RD&E’s Council of Governors, which is responsible fo...

Thank you to our staff and local communities

16 Apr 2020

The streets are lined with rainbows and #ThankYouNHS banners. Every Thursday, people clap in unison to say thank you to the country’s key workers.

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and Roy...

Your NHS Is Here For You - Getting Help In An Emergency

16 Apr 2020

NHS hospital teams across Devon are reassuring local people that emergency services are there for them if they are unwell and need help.

Doctors are concerned that some people who should be ...

‘Your NHS Needs You’ - NHS Call For Volunteer Army

26 Mar 2020

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on Coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home.

The nation is looking for up to 250,000 vol...

Help us Help You - Donating to the RD&E

24 Mar 2020

In recent days the RD&E has received numerous generous donations to support our NHS staff at this challenging time. We are hugely grateful for your support and solidarity!

Should anyone ...


20 Mar 2020

Over the last few days, in recognition of the burden being placed on the NHS as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have received numerous offers of support, donations of food and other goodies f...

Open letter on tackling hate crime and racism in our community

12 Mar 2020

We have signed an open letter with partners in Exeter – the University of Exeter, Exeter City Council, Devon and Cornwall Police and Exeter College - on tackling hate crime and racism in our commun...

RD&E staff rise to the challenge

19 Feb 2020

Staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust have demonstrated a high level of resilience, despite meeting considerable challenges over the last year, according to the latest national N...

See the future at the RD&E

3 Feb 2020

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are hosting a preview of the future of electronic patient care records on 22 February - and patients, Foundation Trust members and the public are all...

Parents of sick or premature babies to receive care packages

23 Jan 2020

Care packages filled with essential items for parents of premature or poorly babies have been donated to the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, thanks to Louie’s Helping Hand.


Smiles all around at RD&E Charity launch

15 Jan 2020

There were smiles all around on Monday (13 January 2020) as the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust officially launched the RD&E Charity.

The event, kindly hosted by Arbuthnot La...

Raising money - and smiles - with the RD&E Charity

13 Jan 2020

Patients and staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are set to benefit from the RD&E Charity which officially launches this evening (13 January 2020).

The RD&E Char...


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