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November 20, 2019

Some Dart Patients have queried why and how the Dart Patients Constituition was updated.  The Constitution elaborated four years ago was an innovation; no other Devon PPG has a comparable document guiding its activities.  The update was needed because the original Cons...

December 3, 2018

A lot of heat is being generated about where best to site the proposed new Health and Wellbeing Centre--to locate it on the overflow car park adjacent to the Leisure Centre or on the Dartmouth Hospital site. But, on objective criteria, setting aside emotion for a momen...

September 12, 2018

The stories as related by Linda Goss on Dartmouth Healthcare Action Group's facebook page are horrendous and appalling, and listening to them made one’s blood run cold.  However all of these stories began with the patient’s discharge from Torbay.  Perhaps in the first...

January 30, 2017

Dartmouth had accepted the loss of its decrepit, no-longer-fit-for-purpose but revered old cottage hospital, and agreed the rationale of moving it up the hill to Townstall in return for a new bedded hospital unit (and clinical services).  That assurance now turns out t...

February 17, 2016

NHS managers responsible for Torbay and South Devon have been exploring putting in place a new model of care which would focus on the provision of community-based care. This would seek to bring together health care and social services and would deliver more of services...

April 22, 2015

Giving citzens' a voice in the way public services are delivered is increasingly recognised as desirable both to improve those services and to give citizens a greater sense of participating in the decisions that effect them on a daily basis. Having responsive elected r...

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