2016 news archive
News articles published in 2016 are available to view below.
December 201622 December 2016: Push to reduce avoidable antibiotic prescribing16 December 2016: Don’t miss your opportunity to help shape Your Future Care16 December 2016: NEW Devon doctor named 'GP of the Year' 16 December 2016: Plan ahead to stay well over Christmas (Message from Dr Paul Hardy)9 December 2016: Local community representative sought9 December 2016: CCG responds to Devon County Council cabinet debate on Success Regime
November 201630 November 2016: Budleigh Salterton Health and Wellbeing Hub to open in Spring 201729 November 2016: Health chiefs welcome inspectors' findings29 November 2016: Funding announced to increase perinatal mental health services in Devon22 November 2016: Members of the public invited to help make NHS treatment choices in Devon18 November 2016: Find out about Your Future Care at our roadshows 16 November 2016: Trust and CCG shortlisted for national award10 November 2016: Stay Well This Winter: Dr John Womersley provides some helpful advice4 November 2016: Wider Devon Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) submission released
October 201621 October 2016: Register now to have a say on Your Future Care20 October 2016: Gluten-free prescribing: have your say14 October 2016: Devon health chiefs speak out as CQC flags failings in care system7 October 2016: Your Future Care public consultation launches5 October 2016: Independent Reconfiguration Panel assessment of Torrington
September 201630 September 2016: Local people to have their say on proposed options for community services30 September 2016: New NHS 111 and Out of Hours service information hub27 September 2016: 'Choose the right NHS service' say doctors in Devon26 September 2016: Read the September edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter21 September 2016: New model of care ‘better for patients’ say doctors15 September 2016: CCG responds to Exmouth Journal regarding Exmouth commmunity hospital beds8 September 2016: Changes to NHS 111 and out of hours services7 September 2016: Response to BBC coverage on Wider Devon Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)
August 201622 August 2016: 'Be prepared this bank holiday weekend' say local doctors12 August 2016: Read the August edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter
July 201615 July 2016: Read the July edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter1 July 2016: Devon Doctors to provide new integrated urgent care service
June 201610 June 2016: Choosing the right NHS service for you3 June 2016: Read the June edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter
May 201625 May 2016: Minor injuries service in Okehampton25 May 2016: Minor injuries service in Sidmouth23 May 2016: New telephone number for Devon patient transport service19 May 2016: Antibiotic awareness campaign receives national award for its community focus9 May 2016: First Care Ambulance awarded contract for non-emergency patient transport services5 May 2016: Read the April edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter
April 201629 April: Carers asked to help design support services26 April 2016: NHS NEW Devon CCG responds to BBC Spotlight in full25 April 2016: Advice for patients in Devon and Plymouth during industrial action22 April 2016: Devon antibiotics campaign shortlisted for national award6 April 2016: New contract to boost personal care market5 April 2016: Lead chief executive appointed for Success Regime
March 201624 March 2016: Read the March edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter18 March 2016: What health services are available over the Easter weekend?8 March 2016: “Use A&E only in an emergency,” say local doctors7 March 2016: Public Health England launches One You4 March 2016: Plymouth’s young people talk about mental health4 March 2016: Eastern Devon community services consultation "extensive and fair"1 March 2016: Cranbrook wins NHS 'Healthy New Town' bid
February 201629 February 2016: Read the February edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter19 February 2016: Making it Real conference - book your place now11 February 2016: Devon NHS publishes 'Case for Change'
January 201628 January: HANDi paediatric app - Expert advice for common childhood illnesses27 January: 'Read the January edition of Healthy People; the CCG's stakeholder newsletter 27 January: Devolution in the Heart of the South West