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Devon Partnership NHS Trust shortlisted for Best UK Employer Award

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 31st July, 2018

Devon Partnership NHS Trust shortlisted for Best UK Employer Award

The Nursing Times has today announced that we have been shortlisted for their 2018 "Best UK Employer Award". The Nursing Times Awards is a prestigious event which aims to highlight and reward examples of exemplary work by employers within the nursing workforce. Among the reasons for us being shortlisted are our approaches...

Little Bluebells helping mums and dads in Torbay and South Hams

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 17th July, 2018

Working in partnership with Bluebell Care, Little Bluebells was set up to support parents with their emotional wellbeing, during pregnancy and after birth, up until two years post-natally, in the Torbay and South Hams areas. Little Bluebells Torbay is funded by our Little Something Fund* and Comic Relief. Bluebell Care was established...

Thank you to our amazing Torbay Half Marathon runners

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Charity, News on 10th July, 2018

On Sunday June 24 in the blazing summer sun, two super-humans took on the picturesque but incredibly warm Torbay Half Marathon in aid of the Devon Partnership Trust Charity.    A huge well done to Tim Vialls (Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner) and Ashley Clement (Assistant Practitioner) who braved the heat, took on 13.1 miles...

A trip down memory lane: Happy 70th Birthday NHS!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 4th July, 2018

A trip down memory lane: Happy 70th Birthday NHS!

Around the country, celebrations are underway as the NHS nears its 70th Birthday on 5 July.  To mark the occasion, Devon Partnership NHS Trust has delved into the archives to re-visit some of the key milestones in learning disability and mental health over the years. From attitudes and stereotypes to...

The NHS at 70 - what it means to our Chief Executive, Melanie Walker

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 3rd July, 2018

The NHS at 70 - what it means to our Chief Executive, Melanie Walker

"This week sees the 70th birthday of the NHS.  Birthdays are always a good time to celebrate and reflect.  Last week, I sat with my Mum in hospital whilst she waited for some test results and she recounted a memory of her parents putting money in a jar every week in...