Trust welcomes independent inquiry report

Posted on 29th March, 2006

Devon Partnership NHS Trust has welcomed the publication of an independent inquiry report into the care and treatment of a service user known as ‘J’. The Trust will be considering the findings of the report, and setting out its plans for implementing the key recommendations, at an Extraordinary General Meeting of...

Board to consider recommendation on adolescent mental health unit

Posted on 28th March, 2006

The Board of Devon Partnership NHS Trust will today (28 March 2006) consider the recommendation of an independent review to proceed with the closure of the Larkby Unit in Exeter over the next six months. Larkby is a 12- bed unit that provides Devon and Cornwall’s inpatient service for adolescents (13-18...

Major facelift for Totnes older people’s unit

Posted on 1st March, 2006

Devon Partnership NHS Trust has confirmed that it has secured more than £140,000 in funding to carry out a major refurbishment of the Harbourne Unit in Totnes. The 16-bed unit, which is part of Totnes Community Hospital, provides acute inpatient care for older people with a mental illness and also offers...