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Today is International Nurses' Day

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 12th May, 2017

Today is International Nurses' Day

It's International Nurses' Day, thank you to all our wonderful and dedicated nurses. We have found some great photos in our archives of nurses in Devon. Nurses on a break in the nurses home. Nurses outside what is now New Leaf in Exminster. Occupational Therapists. Nurses. The Royal College of Nursing are asking people to nominate...

It's Mental Health Awareness week!

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 8th May, 2017

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place between 8-14 May 2017,  is looking at mental health from a new angle. Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, the Mental Health Foundation will seek to uncover why too few of us are thriving with...

Dr Kate Lovett features in latest Medical Women special edition

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 5th May, 2017

Dr Kate Lovett features in latest Medical Women special edition

Consultant Psychiatrist and Dean of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Dr Kate Lovett has been named in a special Centenary edition of Medical Women magazine. The edition showcases 80 prominent female figures in the world of medicine. Dr Lovett said: "I was Incredibly honoured to be one of 80 women doctors featured...

Success with our bid to secure new Mother and Baby Unit for the south west

Posted by Sarah Williams in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 21st April, 2017

Devon Partnership NHS Trust has been successful with its bid to secure a new specialist mother and baby unit (MBU) for the south west.  It is one of four MBUs commissioned by NHS England to address a shortfall of beds nationally and will provide women from across Devon, Somerset and...

New approach for region’s secure mental health services

Posted by Devon Partnership Trust in Mental health, News on 20th April, 2017

A programme that will enable patients from across the south west with secure mental health needs to be cared for closer to home went ‘live’ this month.  The South West Regional Secure Network brings together eight organisations from Cornwall to Gloucestershire (excluding Dorset) to change the way that secure mental health...