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Kindness at the heart of all we do

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health on 23rd May, 2020

Kindness at the heart of all we do

Kindness at the heart of all we do You may already know that it is Mental Health Awareness Week, and that this year’s theme is Kindness. Kindness is a huge part of the work that goes on across the NHS, but it is particularly important in our work as a mental health...

New Torbay ward gets planning approval

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 22nd May, 2020

New Torbay ward gets planning approval

Torbay Council has confirmed it has agreed for the planning application for a newly built mental health ward at Torbay Hospital to reach approval. The £11.8 million scheme will create a centre on two floors providing an adult ward with 16 bedrooms, treatment and therapy rooms and offices. The upper ground...

Corina Cowland shares her student nursing story

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 20th May, 2020

Corina Cowland shares her student nursing story

Corina Cowland is a third Year Mental Health Nursing Student studying at the Exeter school of Nursing (University of Plymouth).  When Corina was very young, a close relative was diagnosed with a mental illness and she would often see them being sectioned. It was on the frequent visits to the hospital...

NHS, social care or police staff? Take care of yourself with our priority Wellbeing Service

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, Recovery and wellbeing on 20th May, 2020

This Mental Health Awareness Week it's important to take care of yourself, so that you can help to look after others. There is likely to be a significant impact on the emotional wellbeing of NHS, social care staff and other frontline staff throughout this pandemic as well as the weeks and...

Letters of Light project

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 9th May, 2020

Letters of Light project

Staff and mothers at Jasmine Lodge, Mother and Baby Unit in Exeter are proud to be supporting the Letters of Light project.  The project was originally set up by author Olivia Siegl, who founded The Every Mum Movement after suffering from severe postnatal depression and postpartum psychosis following the birth of...

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