Feedback from mental health community opportunities review

Posted on 18th May, 2015

Mental health community opportunities contracts are due for renewal and to allow us to build on the current service provision and develop them further we have been carrying out a review. A new report, available here, describes the findings of the review.  Five workshops were held across Devon and a...

Recruitment open day for consultant psychiatrists

Posted on 18th May, 2015

Come and join us at our Older People's, Dementia and General Adult Psychiatry Consultant Recruitment Open Day and find out about our services and the positions available. Friday 29 May 2015The Devon Hotel, Old Matford Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 8XU    Devon provides a unique, varied and beautiful environment for you and...

Public feedback leads to Torbay Mental Health Event

Posted on 14th May, 2015

A free public mental health wellbeing event is being staged in Torbay to provide information and raise awareness on mental health issues in the region, after local concerns were raised on the matter. The ‘Living Well’ Event invites you to “Make the connection between your physical and Mental Health” on Saturday...

Torbay - Dementia Team of the Year

Posted on 12th May, 2015

Torbay is at the forefront of the country’s dementia care after receiving a top award at a national ceremony. Devon Partnership NHS Trust was named Dementia Team of the Year at the British Medical Journal awards ceremony last week. The award is in recognition of the work undertaken in care homes, where...

Transforming care for people who have a learning disability: Improving medication safety

Posted on 7th May, 2015

Devon Partnership NHS Trust was one of six organisations invited to work with the NHS Improving Quality Team to address concerns about the safe, appropriate and optimal use of medication prescribed for people with a learning disability. The Additional Support Team (South) have undertaken this project collaboratively with our Trust's Medicine...