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Consultant Psychiatrist is conquering the climb to Everest Base Camp

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 24th April, 2018

Consultant Psychiatrist at the Laurels Gender Identity Clinic Dr Sathish Thomas-William is climbing to Everest Base Camp on April 29. He hopes to raise money for the Devon Partnership Trust Charity and will be joined by three friends on the climb which will last 14 days. Sathish said: "Climbing to Everest Base...

Wonford House MBU opens

Wonford House MBU opens

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 19th April, 2018

Following a period of extensive refurbishment, we are delighted to announce that our temporary Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) is now open.   The MBU has four bedrooms and a staff team of around 30, including doctors, nurses, nursery nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, peer support workers and healthcare assistants.  Its facilities include...

Healthcare Assistant Louise is running for the Cedars

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 18th April, 2018

Healthcare Assistant Louise is running for the Cedars

Healthcare Assistant, Louise Wells, who works on Coombehaven Ward at The Cedars in Exeter is running the London Marathon on 22 April 2018 to raise funds for a new therapeutic room at The Cedars. Louise works part-time at The Cedars to support her studies to become a mental health nurse -...

New Place of Safety suite opens

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 13th April, 2018

New Place of Safety suite opens

After several weeks of refurbishment, the new Place of Safety suite (PoS) has opened at  The Cedars in Exeter.  The renovation work has cost around £190k and was made possible by national funding. Commenting on the opening of the new facility, Director of Nursing and Practice, Paul Keedwell, said: "The new PoS...

Visit by Steve Powis, NHS England Medical Director

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 13th April, 2018

Visit by Steve Powis, NHS England Medical Director

The new Medical Director for NHS England Professor Stephen Powis visited Langdon and New Leaf today. He met the executive team at our Secure Service at Langdon in Dawlish and was taken on a tour of the site where he met Forensic staff and the Patient Council. He then travelled to our...