Month: November 2016

  1. TIF (Torbay Interfaith Forum) is one of the oldest interfaith groups in the country, having been formed over 20 years ago. We have a rich diversity of faiths and beliefs within the Bay and the current attendees have included representatives from the Anglican Church, Baha’i Faith, Buddhism,the Catholic Church, Hinduism, Humanism, Islam, Judaism, the Methodist … Continued

  2. Torbay Hospital is inviting local families who have experienced the loss of a baby, in pregnancy or in the early days of life, to remember their loved ones this Christmas. This year’s annual baby remembrance weekend is being held on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December and gives families an opportunity to meet others in … Continued

  3. NHS staff are appealing to families and friends who wish to visit patients in local hospitals in South Devon to ‘visit responsibly’ to help reduce the spread of the common sickness and diarrhoea bug, Norovirus. Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Torbay Hospital and nine community hospitals in the area, is starting … Continued

  4. Free first aid workshops for young people from the British Red Cross Workshops are available for young people aged up to 19 years old, teaching first aid skills specifically related to the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol and knife crime. We aim to empower young people to understand, cope with and respond to a … Continued

  5. Torbay’s independent consumer champion for health & social care Healthwatch Torbay have today released a report highlighting concerns from the public regarding the ‘deterioration’ in the quality of social care provided at home in Torbay. The report is centred on the organisation and delivery of care in the Torquay area by Mears Care Ltd., who … Continued

  6. The Torbay Bipolar Support group have recently released their November newsletter and have made it available to the public. The letter states details about their recent meetings as well as information about upcoming events withing the organisation. The newsletter is an interesting read and would be beneficial for those wishing to keep up to date with … Continued