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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...

A Pause for Thought from our chaplains around 'kindness'

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News, Recovery and wellbeing on 22nd May, 2020

A Pause for Thought from our chaplains around 'kindness'

As we draw closer to the end of Mental Health Awareness week our chaplains Jez Brown and Malc Reddaway have provided us with Pause for Thoughts around the theme of kindness. In the video below, Malc talks to us about chaplaincy and how kindness is very much a part of a...

Thank you for your kindness

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 21st May, 2020

Thank you for your kindness

Thank you for your kindness  It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) and this year’s theme is Kindness. 2020 has been a year of unprecedented change and struggle, but has also been a time in which we have seen more compassion, generosity and kindness than ever. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people across...

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...

Langdon Hospital benefits from acts of kindness through charitable donations

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Charity, News on 19th May, 2020

Langdon Hospital benefits from acts of kindness through charitable donations

Charities rely on acts of kindness, in the form of donations, every single day and our charity is no different. The funds we receive from these generous acts of kindness can really make a difference to our patients’ recovery, allowing us to buy equipment that is over and above what...

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