Board papers - March 2013

Posted on 26th March, 2013

March 2013

New Chair appointed

Posted on 25th March, 2013

Devon Partnership NHS Trust has announced the appointment of Julie Dent as its new Chair.  The appointment is for a period of four years from 1 March 2013. Julie was formerly Chair of Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust and Chief Executive of South West London Strategic...

Declaration of compliance

Posted on 22nd March, 2013

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is pleased to confirm that we are compliant with the Government’s requirement to eliminate mixed-sex accommodation, except when it is in the patient’s overall best interest, or reflects their personal choice. We have the necessary facilities, resources and culture to ensure that patients who are admitted...

A glimpse inside the new Dewnans Centre

Posted on 20th March, 2013

Last week’s Open Days at the new Dewnans Centre saw more than 100 people, including Trust staff, governors, commissioners, councillors, the Mayor of Dawlish, families and carers taking up the opportunity to get a glimpse inside the new £27m medium secure unit at Langdon. Those attending were impressed with the design...

O2 Health launches Help at Hand following Trust trial

Posted on 12th March, 2013

O2 Health has launched Help at Hand to the high street. Help at Hand is a mobile care service that you connect to with a specially designed handset to get help when it’s needed. The service comprises of a special handset with a fall detector, GPS tracking, designated ‘safe zones;...