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Dr Kate Lovett comments on record number of antidepressants prescribed

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 19th July, 2017

Dr Kate Lovett comments on record number of antidepressants prescribed

NHS Digital recently published data on the record number of prescriptions for antidepressants provided by the NHS last year - more than double over the last decade. The figures have prompted discussion as to whether they are being prescribed too freely or if there are other factors such as better...

Generous donation helps to equip new Cedars gym

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 5th July, 2017

Generous donation helps to equip new Cedars gym

Occupational Therapy staff at The Cedars in Exeter have expressed their gratitude to David Lloyd Exeter after it generously donated equipment to improve what was available  in the gyms on the unit’s two wards. Occupational Therapist at The Cedars, Milly Ody, explains:  “Physical exercise is incredibly important to the people we support...