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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Consultation runs until 23 November 2016 This e-mail briefing highlights and responds to issues raised and signposts where more information has been published. People can sign up to receive it by emailing sdtccg.consultation@nhs.net Public meetings The past week has seen meetings held in Totnes, Widecombe and Newton Abbot. Generally the proposed model of care received … Continued

  4. Voluntary and Community Groups only have until December to apply £2,500 of support. An outreach worker for Communities Can has expressed major concern that small community groups in Torbay will miss out if they do not act quickly. The project called Communities Can is a Lottery funded programme, aimed at helping organisations with an annual … Continued

  5. The Ageing Well Festival is being held at Torre Abbey on the 1st of October, and this year it has a storytelling theme. Torbay Community Development Trust are running a series of workshops before the Festival, including a Woodwork Workshop, where people over the age of 50 can tell their life story in a unique … Continued

  6. To download the PDF of this article please click here. The formal 12 week public consultation starts tomorrow (1 September) and will conclude on Wednesday 23 November. Throughout this period the CCG, supported by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, will be seeking to discuss the issues which underpin this consultation and proposed solutions … Continued

  7. In a recent letter from from the Chief fire officer at Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service, it discussed the recent increase in hate crime towards non-British people living in this country. The letter offers advice and information about their service for those effected by this pressing issue. The letter states as follows: Dear Partner. … Continued