Dr Caroline Logan to delivery personality disorder training at Langdon Hospital

Posted by Sharon Berkhout in News on 6th April, 2017

Dr Caroline Logan, Lead Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist in Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester will be delivering the following training to clinicians at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish. Independent Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) Date: 8 – 9 May 2017 (two day training...

Recovery Garden at the Iris Centre

Posted by Sarah Williams in Recovery and wellbeing on 22nd March, 2017

Recovery Garden at the Iris Centre

Staff at the Iris Centre in Exeter have been using ecotherapy as part of the treatment for people who use their services. Psychosocial Practitioner, Mary Bray, explains what the therapy is and the benefits it brings:  "The Iris Centre is an intensive psychotherapy day programme for people with a diagnosis of...

Together launch - get involved

Posted in News on 22nd March, 2017

We will soon be hosting two events to launch our Together programme. Both events run from 10am until 4pm and lunch is provided. They are taking place on: Wednesday 19 April 2017, Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh Wednesday 3 May 2017, Best Western Hotel, Tiverton Our Together programme aims to ensure that people with lived experience of mental health...

CQC notes significant improvement and rates Devon’s mental health services as ‘good'

Posted in #ProudofDPT, Mental health, News on 14th March, 2017

Devon Partnership NHS Trust - the county’s provider of mental health and learning disability services has been awarded an overall rating of ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The services inspected at Devon Partnership NHS Trust in December 2016 were rated as ‘good’ across the board in the five...

NHS Staff Survey results - top nationally for effective team working and highest response rate

Posted in #ProudofDPT, News on 9th March, 2017

This week saw the publication of the national NHS Staff Survey results for 2016. More than 61% per cent of our staff participated in the survey towards the end of last year, which was the highest response rate of all mental health Trusts surveyed by the Picker Institute.  This is a great...