Trust achieves Soil Association Catering Mark again!

Posted in News on 26th October, 2016

We are delighted to announce that the Soil Association has awarded us a Silver Catering Mark for the second year in a row in recognition of the quality of the produce we use to prepare meals for our inpatient units. More and more people want to know where their food comes...

Grandad and the Pirate Chest of Memories

Posted in News on 25th October, 2016

We have published a book for children to help them understand dementia. Grandad and the Pirate Chest of Memories was written by staff members Andrea Fairclough and Vicky Shorters, with illustrations by Chris Bolt.  It was partly funded by our Chairman's Initiative Fund and, although we won't be selling it, we will be...

My mum's got a dodgy brain

Posted in News on 25th October, 2016

A film for and by children who have a parent with a mental health problem Our Perinatal team have been working with ForMed Films and three young people from Devon - Anya, Macauley and Erin - to create an inspiring animation in which the three stars describe in their own words what...

Our 2016 AGM

Posted in News on 17th October, 2016

Around 80 people joined us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Members' Meeting at Sandy Park in Exeter recently.  All NHS organisations have a statutory duty to convene an AGM, where they share a review of performance from the previous year and make their financial accounts available.  The event was...

Dr Andrew Moore: Busting myths for World Mental Health Day

Posted in News on 10th October, 2016

As part of their Let's Talk About It campaign the North Devon Journal has published an article from Andy Moore to bust those myths about mental health. Myth One: “They’re all the same…” Myth Two: “It’s all in the mind, it’s not real…” Myth Three: “It’s not my business…” Myth Four: “Not much can...