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Latest Care Quality Commission report

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 8th October, 2019

Following our latest focused inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we are pleased to maintain an overall rating of ‘good’.    Melanie Walker, Chief Executive said: "The CQC’s report highlights many areas of good practice and I am especially pleased that our inpatient services for older people have been rated...

First nurses embark on pioneering new Exeter programme

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 2nd October, 2019

First nurses embark on pioneering new Exeter programme

The first intake of nurses embarked on a ground-breaking new pre-registration Masters programme at the University of Exeter last week. Thirty pioneering student nurses are starting out on the four-year journey, which aims to develop outstanding future nursing leaders. The Masters course has been developed in collaboration with patients, members of the...

Success at the National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 12th July, 2019

Success at the National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards

Teams from across the Trust were successful at the inaugural National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards in Bristol last night. The awards were organised and sponsored by the Positive Practice in Mental Health Collaborative and we co-hosted the event. We were nominated in six out of twelve categories and walked...

Learning Disability nurses receive 'Outstanding Contribution to Education' awards

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, News on 3rd July, 2019

Learning Disability nurses receive 'Outstanding Contribution to Education' awards

We would like to congratulate the following Learning Disability nurses who have been presented with the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Education 2019’ award at the Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital. Pictured left to right in the photo are: Jenny Piedot – Epilepsy Specialist Nurse (Torbay & Southern Devon NHS Trust) Sandra George – Primary Care Liaison...

100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 21st June, 2019

100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

Learning Disability Nurses are celebrating 100 years of their profession this year. To mark the occasion, there have been a number of tea parties held across the teams in Devon over the last couple of months. Jayne Haddleton and Linda Hancox held a successful event in North Devon, which involved a...

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