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Have your say on access to GP appointments

The NHS are launching a new survey this week to collect views from patients about the new improving access to GP service.  There is a short online survey that can be easily shared and they are working…

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Healthwatch Torbay in 2019

The New Year’s here and Healthwatch has announced the key health and care topics their local teams – including, of course, HEALTHWATCH TORBAY - will be working on over the year ahead.Why not get invol…

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Torbay Hospital Theatres Closing

Last month Torbay Hospital had concerns about the resilience of air handling units in two of their theatres and so commissioned a detailed inspection, following which they decided to close the two the…

Mears Care Limited rated ‘Inadequate’

The Care Quality Commission have rated Mears Care Torbay and Devon, as ‘Inadequate’, following an inspection in October. CQC inspectors found Mears Care Limited in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot,…

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Self-help video library consultation

Healthwatch Torbay are working with the Bay’s health trust to find out how their self-help video library benefits residents and whether any improvements can be made.Health and Care Videos is a partner…