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Devon Equality Survey

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 26th March, 2018

In the NHS, we want to buy and provide services that are delivered at the right time, in the right place in the right way with good results and we would like to know how you think we are doing so we can continuously improve the way we work with...

Staffing of our Single Point of Access Service

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 18th March, 2018

We apologise that due to the adverse weather conditions we are experiencing difficulty staffing our Single Point of Access service tonight (Sunday 18 March). We expect the service to be up and running as normal tomorrow. If you need help now, please visit our I need help now page, contact your out...

DPT goes smokefree

DPT goes smokefree

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 14th March, 2018

Devon Partnership NHS Trust today (No Smoking Day) becomes one of the first NHS mental health and learning disability providers in the region to go completely smokefree. Commenting on the achievement, Deputy Director of Nursing and Practice, Gavin Garman, said:  ‚ÄúParts of our organisation have been smokefree for some time but...

Swallowing Awareness Day: dysphagia and mental health

Swallowing Awareness Day: dysphagia and mental health

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 14th March, 2018

Dysphagia (difficulty or discomfort in swallowing) can affect people at any stage of their lives and many mental health conditions have dysphagia associated with them - this may be an intrinsic part of the disorder or a side effect of medication. Did you know? There is a greater prevalence of dysphagia in...

BBC Radio Devon phone-in on Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS)

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 6th March, 2018

This month's mental health phone-in on BBC Radio Devon takes place this afternoon as part of the Janet Kipling show from 2pm. The topic for this programme is Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS) and the professionals on air in the studio will be Dr Jo Bromley, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist and Leo Russell,...