Board Papers January 2012

Posted on 25th January, 2012

Board of Directors Meeting - 30 January 2012

New mental health service for pregnant women

Posted on 25th January, 2012

A new service has been launched in Torbay to provide assessment and treatment for pregnant women experiencing problems with their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Based at Torbay Hospital’s Maternity Department, the perinatal mental health service has been warmly welcomed by staff at the hospital, as well as expectant mothers and...

New Leaf scoops national award for most innovative site

Posted in #ProudofDPT, News on 10th January, 2012

Devon Partnership NHS Trust’s New Leaf service has scooped a prestigious national award as part of The NHS Forest project. New Leaf, which is the umbrella name given to the vocational rehabilitation services based at Hillcrest in Exminster, has been named ‘Most Innovative NHS Forest Site’ for the pioneering work...

King’s Fund heaps praise on revamped ward

Posted on 5th January, 2012

Representatives from The King’s Fund have praised the work that has been undertaken to transform Belvedere ward at Franklyn Hospital in Exeter. Belvedere ward has 16 beds and provides care and treatment for people with mental illnesses such as dementia.  As part of a major £2.5m refurbishment of the two wards...