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Happy Birthday to The Junipers!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 24th January, 2020

Happy Birthday to The Junipers!

The Junipers, our Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Exeter, celebrated its first anniversary on Tuesday. To mark this milestone, the team arranged a number of activities including; a cooked breakfast on the ward, a buffet lunch, some physical activities for patients and staff, and a game of bingo to...

Out of hours support for people experiencing a mental health crisis

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 21st January, 2020

Out of hours support for people experiencing a mental health crisis

The Moorings crisis caf├ęs run by Mental Health Matters provide a safe environment in the evenings for people who may be feeling distressed, frightened or overwhelmed. The Moorings provide a drop in service, welcoming people experiencing a mental health crisis and offers an alternative to the Emergency Department or a 999 response...

Help Langdon's Physical Therapies team raise funds through Tesco's charity scheme

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 21st January, 2020

Help Langdon's Physical Therapies team raise funds through Tesco's charity scheme

Last year, the Sports Team at Langdon, Dawlish applied to be one of the chosen projects funded by the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. Bags of Help is a community grant scheme where the money raised from plastic carrier bag sales is being used to fund thousands of local projects in...

Congratulations to Adrian James, elected President of Royal College of Psychiatrists

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 9th January, 2020

Congratulations to Adrian James, elected President of Royal College of Psychiatrists

We are delighted to announce that Dr Adrian James has been elected as the next President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Adrian becomes the 17th President after a closely fought election and saw off challenges from Professor Kam Bhui and Professor Pamela Taylor, who finished second and third respectively....

Thea Bull wins at Academy of Nursing Annual Conference

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Events and conferences, Mental health, News on 23rd December, 2019

Thea Bull wins at Academy of Nursing Annual Conference

Thea Bull, Medicines Management Nurse Practitioner, was chosen as one of the winners in the Academy of Nursing Annual Conference held in October this year. Chris Burford, Jane Viner and David Thomas, all Chief Nurses at the Academy, were judges and commended Thea as a worthy winner, amongst a lot of...

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