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BBC Radio Devon's feature on dementia

Posted in Mental health, News on 19th April, 2017

We have been talking to BBC Radio Devon about establishing a regular monthly phone-in on mental health. This has been happening with BBC Radio Cornwall in the last few years and appears to be going well. We will be piloting the programme and the format on Thursday 20 April on Janet Kipling's lunchtime...

Help us name our charity

Posted in News on 18th April, 2017

Our charity is currently registered as Devon Partnership NHS Trust Special Charity. The charity is an umbrella for all the Trust’s charitable funds and therefore raises money to make a difference to the people who use our services. Currently our charitable funds are not accessed to their full potential. Very few...

Langdon's new Reflection Room

Posted in News on 12th April, 2017

  The Dewnans Centre at Langdon has recently opened its new Reflection Room in the Therapies corridor. John Enever, one of the chaplains at Langdon, said: "We felt it was important for patients to have a place to just sit and reflect, away from the normal activities of the hospital; a place...

Notice of Appointment of External Auditors

Posted in News on 10th April, 2017

During August 2016, the Auditor Panel recommended the Trust Board of Directors award a contract to PWC LLP for the provision of external audit services to Devon Partnership NHS Trust. This was following a tender process utilising the Crown Commercial Services (“CCS”) Consultancy One Framework. The Board considered this recommendation, and...

Mind Your Head Project lottery bid success for wards in North Devon and Link Centres

Posted by Ruth McClelland in News on 6th April, 2017

Staff in wards in North Devon have been successful in obtaining £10K from the Big Lottery Fund to set up a range of participatory and creative activities for patients at weekends. These are particularly needed in acute mental health settings where weekends can be especially difficult and challenging for patients and the reduction...