North Devon District Hospital has won a national award for its innovative approach in helping cancer patients. The hospital developed a computer database which allows it to log and follow all aspects of a patients' chemotherapy treatment.
Members of staff collected the award at a ceremony in London.
England rugby legend Matt Dawson might be better known of late for his television work, but he's been in the region today to open a new Children's unit at North Devon District Hospital. The star of Question of Sport also won Celebrity Masterchef.
He's now come up with his own range of recipes for healthy eating, particularly in hospital. Seth Conway's report contains flash photography.
Waiting times for patients in South West Hospitals have dropped considerably according to figures from the Department of Health. There are almost 50,000 fewer patients waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment than there were in 2010. Six trusts had no patients waiting longer than a year.