Double winners at Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Awards

Posted in #ProudofDPT, News on 22nd November, 2016

Devon Partnership NHS Trust scooped two awards at the Royal College of Psychiatrists' annual presentation ceremony on Tuesday 8 November - including the prestigious Psychiatrist of the Year award. Dr Peter Aitken, Director of Research and Development, was named as Psychiatrist of the Year 2016, from a shortlist of four nominees,...

Celebrations at the South West Leadership Awards

Posted in #ProudofDPT, News on 22nd November, 2016

There was much celebration at the NHS South West Leadership Awards Ceremony in Bristol recently as we were shortlisted in two categories. Deputy Managing Partner at Langdon Hospital Sarah Burford won the Leadership Award for Excellence in Patient Experience. This award is given to an individual or team who has made...

Simon Stevens visits The Cedars

Posted in News on 9th November, 2016

Following a briefing with our senior team, NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, visited The Cedars in Exeter yesterday. He was shown around the unit by Senior Nurse Manager Sue Speak and Delderfield Ward Manager Steph Phillips.  Commenting on the visit, Sue said: "Simon Stevens showed a genuine interest in our...

75 new secure beds for south west

Posted in News on 4th November, 2016

As part of his visit to the south west this week, NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, has announced a major boost to mental health services in the region. One of three projects announced for the health service locally, NHS England confirmed that it will fund a new secure mental health...

Is stress affecting you? Are you feeling low, worried or anxious?

Posted in News on 2nd November, 2016

As part of this year’s National Stress Awareness Day on 2 November 2016, Devon Partnership NHS Trust is reminding people who live in Devon of the support and help they can access from its Devon Depression and Anxiety Service. It’s online self-referral form and improved website offers practical, useful information, interactive tools...