Crediton police support local Neighbourhood Health Watch

Posted on 19th December, 2012

The Crediton police team has congratulated the industrious group of volunteers who have set up the Newton-St-Cyres Neighbourhood Health Watch community scheme. Since September this year, nearly 40 members of the local community have dedicated themselves to getting the scheme off the ground. PC Keith Bradshaw and PCSO Lisa Crocker have worked...

Board Papers - December 2012

Posted on 17th December, 2012

December 2012

Film premier highlights additional support for local carers

Posted on 14th December, 2012

Carers, patients and healthcare staff from across Torbay and Southern Devon recently came together to celebrate the launch of a new educational film to help families supporting an older person suffering from depression, anxiety or psychosis. Funded and produced in collaboration between Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust’s...

Exeter mental health service wins national award

Posted on 14th December, 2012

One of the Trust's mental health services in Exeter has been named as the best local service in England run by the national charity Rethink Mental Illness. The charity, which runs over 250 services in England, presented the Exeter service with its Best Service award at an event in Nottingham...

Perinatal Training Hailed a Success!

Posted on 11th December, 2012

In what is believed to be the first event of its kind, almost 40 doctors gathered together last week for a regional training event to learn more about issues related to perinatal mental health.  More than half of the teaching faculty were women with lived experience and delegates included trainee obstetricians and psychiatrists, as...