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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...

Learning Disability Week 2019

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, News on 18th June, 2019

Learning Disability Week 2019

We're celebrating Learning Disability Week this week and over the next few days we'll be sharing some of the work our LD teams have been doing to raise awareness of the health needs of people with learning disabilities.  Over the past 12 months, our Primary and Acute Care LD Liaison teams...

Celebrating International Nurses Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 10th May, 2019

As we get ready to celebrate International Nurses Day this Sunday, on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, we would like to thank all our nurses and support staff for the fantastic care that they provide for people day in, day out. Better and safer care for people is at the heart...

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