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Photography competition – your chance to have your photo displayed in our library

Following the successful refurbishment of the library in the Horizon Centre at Torbay Hospital last summer, we are running a competition for all our staff and students to submit photographs on the theme of "What makes you happy".

The winning entries will be judged in May and will receive £50 in prize money per photo, and have their pictures enlarged, framed and placed at various points within the library – view our new virtual tour of the library to get a feel for the space.

You can submit up to 5 entries using this online form 

Please do not submit any photographs with images of people or pets. 

If submitting a landscape photograph, this needs to be roughly within the geographic footprint of Torbay and South Devon – stretching from the coast to Dartmoor.

The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2023. Having problems? Contact the library on 01803 656701 or library.tsdft@nhs.net

Evidence Search Service

Have you tried our evidence search service?

Our skilled and expert library team can save you time by searching the literature on your behalf to identify relevant, up-to-date, high quality evidence.

Whether you need evidence to support patient care, service improvement, research, guideline development, audit or clinical teaching, or if you want to find the latest material on a topic of interest, we're more than happy to help.

When can you expect the results?

As each search and our workload can vary, we don’t work to exact timeframes, but usually need a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice for completion of searches. However, if your search is urgent or for the care of an individual patient please let us know on the request form below or phone us on 01803 656700 and we will complete it as soon as possible.

Request an evidence search here.