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'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...

Launching our Carers and Families Strategy in Carers' Week

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 11th June, 2018

This week is Carers' Week the annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges that carers face and to recognise the contribution carers make to their partners, families, friends and local communities. There are around 6.5 million people in the UK that are identified as carers and probably many...

Richard Frost awarded MBE for services to mental health

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 9th June, 2018

Richard Frost awarded MBE for services to mental health

Richard Frost, an Employment Specialist with the Trust’s Workways service, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his services to mental health in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018. Richard leads a team that provides support for people whose mental health affects their ability to...

Secure Service New Care Model wins at HSJ Awards

Secure Service New Care Model wins at HSJ Awards

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 8th June, 2018

Congratulations to the South West Secure Services New Care Model team who have been awarded the HSJ Value Award in the category of Mental Health. This year saw fierce competition for the coveted awards with almost 600 entries, of which only 190 made the shortlist. From those, 20 deserving winners were...

Our plans for NHS 70 celebrations

Our plans for NHS 70 celebrations

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Learning disability, Mental health, News on 5th June, 2018

On Thursday, 5 July 2018, the NHS will celebrate its 70th birthday. Health and care organisations across the country are invited to celebrate this milestone, in line with national celebrations co-ordinated by NHS England and NHS Improvement. We would like to mark the occasion by recognising 70 years of Mental Health...