Next Steps published

Posted on 11th January, 2008

This week sees the publication of the Trust's Next Steps document, which sets out the Trust's plans and vision for the development of mental health and learning disability services across the county. The document has been produced with input from a number of other organisations, including Devon County Council, Devon...

MINDFUL EMPLOYER Highly Commended at National Positive Practice Awards

Posted on 10th January, 2008

MINDFUL EMPLOYER®, an Exeter based initiative aimed at increasing awareness of mental health at work and providing support for businesses in recruiting and retaining staff with mental health issues was Highly Commended in the Positive Practice Awards, organised by the Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP). The ceremony was attended by...

Local online self-harm project wins £100,000 research grant

Posted on 4th January, 2008

A Devon-based research team has secured £100,000 from the Department of Health to conduct ground-breaking research into helping young people who self-harm. The researchers are from the University of Plymouth, Peninsula Medical School and Devon Partnership NHS Trust. The award is one of seven new health research proposals being funded to...