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BBC Radio Devon phone-in on schizophrenia and psychosis

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 7th November, 2017

This month's mental health phone-in on BBC Radio Devon takes place this afternoon as part of the Janet Kipling show from 2pm. The topic for this programme is schizophrenia and psychosis and the professionals on air in the studio will be Dr Antony Thekkepalakkal, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead of the...

It's Occupational Therapy week - Jezz talks about how his OT role benefits patients

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in News on 6th November, 2017

It's Occupational Therapy week - Jezz talks about how his OT role benefits patients

Jezz Scott talks about his role as an Occupational Therapist (OT) working as a High Intensity Therapist in IAPT- our Depression and Anxiety Service in Torbay. “Working in this service is for me, a logical extension of my previous roles in other settings, most of which have been in mental health, but...

Radio interview with Caroline Nicholson from DRLC

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News, Recovery and wellbeing on 3rd November, 2017

Radio interview with Caroline Nicholson from DRLC

Caroline Nicholson, Manager and Bank Peer Trainer at Devon Recovery Learning Community (DRLC) recently spoke to Tiverton Community Radio Station about the DRLC. Caroline talks about the fantastic range of free open access courses available which are now open for winter enrolments. Caroline said: "Recovery is not just a clinical path, there are...

Mother and Baby Unit – what should we call it?

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 3rd November, 2017

Mother and Baby Unit – what should we call it?

Plans have recently been submitted for the new Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) in Exeter. Now we need to choose a name. The new unit will open in 2019 and we would welcome your help in finding the perfect name for it. So we’re asking people with lived experience, stakeholders and...

Recruitment Fairs success

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, News on 18th October, 2017

Recruitment Fairs success

Fantastic teams of staff have been working hard over the last few weeks attending various recruitment fairs and events. Susan Smith, John Lilley, Mandy Haddock, Tammy Jones, Andrew Feakes, Martin Ayres, Ben Broad, Michelle Thomas, Georgina Jones and Georgie Horner travelled to the Nursing Times Careers Live fair in Birmingham on...