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Torbay Hospital ‘HIP2’ funding confirmed

The Government confirmed today that Torbay Hospital is one of 40 hospitals across the country to receive a share of £3.7 billion in the “biggest hospital building programme in a generation.” The fund…

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Record numbers of people offered flu vaccine

New research from Public Health England (PHE) suggests that the risk of death more than doubled for people who tested positive for both flu and COVID-19, compared to those with COVID-19 alone. The …

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Warning about eye health during pandemic

Many South Devon people have missed out on vital eye tests since lockdown, potentially putting their eyesight and wider health at risk. This is the warning from Torquay optician Simon Simmonds duri…