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Year of the Nurse - Katie's story

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Nursing on 6th July, 2020

Year of the Nurse - Katie's story

Throughout 2020, we are celebrating the 'Year of the Nurse and Midwife' by sharing the inspiring stories of our wonderful nursing staff throughout Devon Partnership NHS Trust. Today, Katie Risdon, Student nurse/Health Care Assistant, gives us an insight into her inspiration to become a nurse, and through her career in...

Year of the Nurse: Cara's Story

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Nursing on 18th June, 2020

Year of the Nurse: Cara's Story

We are celebrating 2020 being the ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’ by collating stories from our brilliant nursing staff. You can read them here, including a selection of personal accounts of Nursing in the time of COVID-19. This week, Cara Axworthy, Assistant Practitioner on Jasmine Lodge, the Mother and Baby Unit...

Diabetes Awareness Week - how TALKWORKS can help

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health on 9th June, 2020

Diabetes Awareness Week - how TALKWORKS can help

Diabetes Awareness Week How TALKWORKS can help This week is Diabetes Awareness Week, which is marked every year to raise awareness of the condition and highlight ways to manage it. Talking Health are a specialist team within our TALKWORKS service, who work across the whole of Devon offering treatment to people with common mental health problems in...

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...

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