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6 November 2019

A Joint Targeted Area Inspection is imminent for Devon

Inspections look to assess the arrangements and services that are in place for providing help and protection to vulnerable children across the county.

3 October 2019

New deal for Devon’s children and families launched

An ambitious new vision for how public services will come together to better help and support children and their families in Devon is being launched this week.

Putting hands together
27 September 2019

Devon CCG given ‘green star’ for engagement

NHS England have published ratings for every CCG in England on how effectively they manage engagement with patients and the public. Out of 195 CCGs nationally, NEW Devon CCG and

Wendy works as a carers in an agency she is pictured by her car who uses the current parking permit scheme
5 August 2019

Consultation to include yellow lines in care worker parking scheme begins

Devon County Council is proposing to launch an enhanced scheme from this autumn on a trial basis using a new parking permit. This will allow care and health workers visiting people (children and families and patients) at home to additionally use yellow lines in certain circumstances for up to an hour.

Student's legs wearing jeans holding black bag on street
9 July 2019

Pathways – support for young people with complex health needs

Transferring young people with complex needs from a Consultant Paediatrician to a Consultant Adult Physician.

What you have been saying about the DCFP in words: integrity, kindness, partnership, honesty and passion are key
17 June 2019

Children and Young People’s Plan 2019-2022: we want to hear your feedback

We have developed the Children and Young Peoples Plan from the things that staff, parents and children have told us are important. We are now checking we have got this right.

Big Pedal award winners at Pinhoe Primary
17 June 2019

Devon schools reduce carbon dioxide on journey to school

Pupils from 29 Devon schools, who took part in the annual Big Pedal challenge organised by cycling and walking charity Sustrans, walked, cycled and scooted their way to make an astonishing 45,465 journeys.

Jackie Colby
10 June 2019

Getting to know… Jackie Colby

Juggling a busy day job as Safeguarding Lead for the Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP), alongside being a reservist, is a challenge Jackie Colby relishes.

10 June 2019

Carers’ Week: Monday 10 June – Sunday 16 June 2019

It’s Carers’ Week, 10-16 June, with events planned across the county supporting carers to get connected in their communities.

School child at desk with head in hands, female teacher looking concerned for him
20 May 2019

Devon Inclusion Toolkit: ‘No Need to Exclude’

The toolkit is to support schools to avoid permanent exclusions. The pack contains a variety of useful information, resources, links and is designed for whole school use to raise awareness for teachers.


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