Call direct for free support for depression and anxiety in Devon

Posted on 16th March, 2015

With Spring fast approaching and the evenings getting lighter, it’s a time when most of us feel more positive, become more active and start making plans for what we want to do during the summer months. However, that isn’t the case for everyone and the change in season can have a...

Invitation to photo exhibition at Franklyn Hospital

Posted on 9th March, 2015

Click on the image above to open a larger version. In August 2014 Ruth Davey, of ‘Look Again’ photography, facilitated a photography workshop with inpatients on Belvedere Ward, Franklyn Hospital, a specialist assessment and treatment unit for people with dementia. Occupational Therapist on the ward, Carrie Clarke, describes the scene: "On a...

First South West Join Dementia Research match for dementia research study

Posted on 9th March, 2015

The first Devon couple to be matched with a dementia research study by the new Join Dementia Research service have shared their experience as a patient and a carer. David and Jan Barwick were invited to take part in the study by Clinical Studies Officer Jonathan Richards from our Trust's...

No Smoking Day 2015 - focus on mental health

Posted on 9th March, 2015

Sue Moger (Occupational Therapist at the Russell Clinic, left) and Sarah Leggatt (Stop Smoking Assistant Practitioner), who have been working together on the project at the Russell Clinic in Exeter. On 11 March, The British Heart Foundation’s No Smoking Day returns for its 32nd year. The annual campaign inspires and helps...

Board Papers - 9 March 2015

Posted on 4th March, 2015

Board of Directors Meeting - 9 March 2015