|Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust|
|Location||Torquay, Devon, England, United Kingdom|
|Care system||Public NHS|
|Emergency department||Yes Accident & Emergency|
|Lists||Hospitals in England|
Torbay Hospital is South Devon's main hospital. It is managed by the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.
The hospital was founded as the Torbay Hospital, Provident Dispensary and Eye Infirmary in 1844.Construction started in 1850 with the first wing being completed in 1851 and a second wing being added in 1878.
After the hospital management decided to build a new hospital, a property known as Hengrave House was purchased from Major K.P. Kitson and a design was developed by Percy Adams.Much of the finance was donated by Ella and Violet Wills, daughters of Sir Edward Payson Wills, 1st Baronet. The new facility was officially opened in 1928 and a chapel, which had been designed by Charles Holden, was added in 1930. The hospital joined the National Health Service in 1948.
The hospital contains an accident & emergency department, which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a yearand contains a grass helipad.
The hospital has 650 parking spaces for visitors and 1,100 for staff. Staff pay at rates linked to their earnings from £0.50 to £2.50 per day. It uses technology supplied by WPS Parking Solutions to manage the car parks, which are of varying sizes scattered around the site. The parking for patients and visitors is closer to the hospital. Wards can give out daily or weekly tickets.
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Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of NHS services in Torbay. It runs Torbay Hospital. The area is seen as pioneering in the English NHS because of the work done with Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust to integrate health and social care. In November 2013 it was selected as one of 14 Pioneer site for integrated care development.
The Five Year Forward View was produced by NHS England in October 2014 under the leadership of Simon Stevens as a planning document.
Healthcare in Devon is now the responsibility of the two clinical commissioning groups, one covering Northern, Eastern and Western Devon, and one covering South Devon and Torbay. It was announced in November 2018 that the two were to merge.
Newton Abbot Community Hospital is a health facility on Jetty Marsh Road in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. It is managed by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.
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