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Feedback about your experience of CAMHS services wanted

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in CAMHS, Mental health, News on 25th September, 2020

The South West Provider Collaborative (SWPC) would like the help  of young people and parent carers with the development of a CAMHS particpation strategy for the South West of England. One of the things young people and their families say is that they would like higher quality treatment options, closer to home....

Spotlight on Young Onset Dementia for World Alzheimer’s Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health on 21st September, 2020

Spotlight on Young Onset Dementia for World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer's day takes place every 21 September. This important day forms part of an international campaign, together with Alzheimer's Awareness Month also in September, which aims to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds Alzheimer related dementia. To mark this day, Sonya, Young Onset Dementia Practitioner, Bristol Dementia Wellbeing...

Community forensic team shortlisted for Nursing Times award

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 17th September, 2020

Community forensic team shortlisted for Nursing Times award

Congratulations to the community forensic team based at Langdon who have been shortlisted for Nursing Times 2020 ‘Team of the year’ award. Isabel Westwood, Nursing Team Manager and Alice Vanstone, Occupational Therapy Team Leader said: "The community forensic team feel very fortunate and privileged as a team for our achievement to...

Construction of new Torbay ward under way

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 14th September, 2020

Construction of new Torbay ward under way

Melanie Walker, Chief Executive and Andy Willis, Chair, have undertaken the traditional turf cutting ceremony to mark the official commencement of work on our new adult inpatient ward on the Torbay Hospital site. They were joined by the Chair and Chief Executive of Torbay Hospital, Sir Richard Ibbotson and Liz...

£1.24 million to bolster suicide-prevention in the South West

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 10th September, 2020

A dedicated support package totalling £1.24 million is being used to strengthen suicide-prevention work across the South West and to provide practical and emotional support to friends and family who have lost a loved one to suicide. The latest wave of funding from NHS England and NHS Improvement comes as events...

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