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Ellan wins regional Our Health Heroes Award!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, News on 30th October, 2018

Ellan wins regional Our Health Heroes Award!

Congratulations to Ellan Corner, Assistant Practitioner in our Teignbridge Learning Disability Primary Care Liaison Team, who has won a regional Our Health Heroes award in the Clinical Support Worker category! The Our Health Heroes awards celebrate the true heroes in healthcare who go above and beyond the call of duty on...

Thanks to all our Pharmacy Technicians!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 16th October, 2018

Thanks to all our Pharmacy Technicians!

Today we’re celebrating Pharmacy Technician Day, those important members of our team who make sure that staff are prescribing medicines correctly and patients are using them safely. We have six Pharmacy Technicians across Devon Partnership Trust. On a typical day, here are some of the tasks they carry out: Medicine reconciliations Assessing patients...

Come along to our Mental Health and Wellbeing Fayre and AGM 2018

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 25th September, 2018

Come along to our Mental Health and Wellbeing Fayre and AGM 2018

We're hosting our Mental Health and Wellbeing Fayre, as well as our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 27 September at St Stephen's Church in Exeter city centre, from 2pm - 5pm. Come along and sample free healthy 'mood food', have your blood pressure and Body Mass Index (BMI) checked or try...

A trip down memory lane: Happy 70th Birthday NHS!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Learning disability, Mental health, News on 4th July, 2018

A trip down memory lane: Happy 70th Birthday NHS!

Around the country, celebrations are underway as the NHS nears its 70th Birthday on 5 July.  To mark the occasion, Devon Partnership NHS Trust has delved into the archives to re-visit some of the key milestones in learning disability and mental health over the years. From attitudes and stereotypes to...

'Treat me well' theme for Learning Disability Week 2018

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 19th June, 2018

The treatment people with a learning disability get in hospital is still not good enough in many parts of the country. 1,200 people with a learning disability die avoidably in hospital, each and every year. The focus of this year’s Learning Disability Week, 18-24 June, is Mencap’s Treat me well campaign...