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23 March 2020

All DCFP training and events cancelled

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, all training and events are cancelled until further notice. In order to be able to offer continual professional development opportunities, we are now working

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13 March 2020

Coronavirus – Info for providers of short breaks or placements

If you are a provider of placements or short breaks, by now you will no doubt have considered Covid-19 and the potential impact of this virus

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13 March 2020

Coronavirus – General information and advice

With the number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases increasing across the UK, we want to make sure that you’re up to date with all latest information and advice about the virus

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30 January 2020

Devon celebrates Young Carers Awareness Day

“My mum was born without a thyroid gland.  She has learning difficulties and some physical problems, and she gets depressed.  Her problems have affected me and my sister in lots

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.

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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.

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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.