PERFORMANCE: Monitor has downgraded the Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust’s governance risk rating for quarter four.

During quarter four of last year, the trust was found to be in breach of the 62 day GP referral to treatment target, the most frequently missed among acute and specialist foundation trusts.

As a result Monitor reduced the trust’s governance risk rating from green to amber/green.

The trust had a financial risk rating of four, where five is the best.