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14 April 2020

Personal protective equipment (PPE) guidance

Devon County Council (DCC) has created a specific page where you can find all the latest policy and guidance about personal protective equipment (PPE).

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6 April 2020

Devon needs you! Jobs in health and social care

Job seekers, students back from university, college leavers and former care and health staff are being encouraged to help support the county’s most vulnerable.

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27 March 2020

New domestic abuse campaign launched

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks

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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

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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.

A poster with 3 smiling young people and words saying 'Working together to give all children the opportunity to thrive. Be part of teh Devon Children and Young People's Plan'.
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


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