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Torbay Hospital

Torbay Hospital dates from 1928 on its current site on the edge of Torquay. South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust runs Torbay Hospital which serves the South Devon area. .

The South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust catchment area covers 300 square miles – from South Dartmoor to the length of coastline which stretches from the mouth of the River Exe (Dawlish), past the Teign and Dart estuaries (beyond Dartmouth). Torbay Hospital serves a resident population of approaching 300,000 people, plus about 100,000 visitors at any one time during the summer holiday season.

The nine community (or “cottage”) hospitals across South Devon (Brixham, Paignton, Dawlish, Newton Abbot, Ashburton and Buckfastleigh,Bovey Tracey,Teignmouth, Totnes, Moretonhampstead) and a wide range of community health (and some social care) services are run by the other local NHS organisations.


Louisa Cary Children’s Ward – Care of Acutely Ill Children (Level 6 Old Block)
John Parkes Unit for children – Children’s Respite Unit (Torbay Hospital Annexe)
Critical Care Unit (Intensive Care) – Critical Care/HDU (Level 5 Next to Theatres)
Maternity Unit – Ante-natal, Post natal (Level 3 Maternity Unit)
Delivery Suite – Maternity (Level 3 Maternity Unit)
SCBU – Special Care Baby Unit (Level 3 Maternity Unit)
Ainslie – Trauma (Level 5 Old Block)
Allerton – Colorectal Surgery (Level 7 New Block)
Cheetham Hill – Acute Medical (Elderly) (Hetherington Unit, Level 5)
Coronary Care Unit Coronary Care (Hetherington Unit, Level 4)
Cromie – General Surgery and Urology (Level 6 New Block)
Dunlop – Cardiology (Hetherington Unit, Level 4)
Ella Rowcroft – Orthopaedics (Level 5 Old Block)
Emergency Assessment Unit
EAU 3 (Level 3 New Block next to A&E)
EAU (Level 4 New Block next to Main Reception)
Forrest – General Surgery/Diabetes (Level 5 New Block)
George Earle – Stroke (Hetherington Unit, Level 5)
Hutchings – Gastro (Level 8 New Block)
McCallum – Gynaecology (Level 7 Old Block)
Midgely – Acute and Respiratory Medicine (Hetherington Unit, Level 6)
Simpson – Care of the Elderly (Hetherington Unit Level 6)
Turner – Oncology and Haematology (Level 6 Old Block)
Warrington – Trauma ( Level 5 Old Block)

Bayview Restaurant
Car parking
Entertainment- including Bedside TV & Torbay Hospital Radio
Hospital Car Service
Library service
Postal service
Religious and spiritual support
Shops- including Stringers Newsagent

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