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Plymouth’s first ‘Mental Wealth’ festival

Plymouth is a hive of activity for mental health projects and this year has been no different; in October 2017 Plymouth’s Director of Public Health launched the fourth year of Thrive Plymouth’s campaign to reduce health inequalities, which focused on Mental...

Plymouth’s first ‘Mental Wealth’ festival
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Livewell Southwest celebrates latest graduates

Last year’s group of newly-qualified staff at Livewell Southwest celebrated their completion of their Preceptorship this week with a presentation and special lunch. The group of nurses and occupational therapists have spent the last 12 months since gaining their...

Livewell Southwest celebrates latest graduates
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Connect 5 – new training course available

As part of the year 4 thrive agenda, Livewell Southwest’s Wellbeing Team are celebrating the introduction of Connect 5, a new and exciting, evidence-based programme that has been developed in partnership with Plymouth City Council. Connect 5 uses the framework of...

Connect 5 – new training course available
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South Hams Hospital welcomes Sarah Wollaston MP

Sarah Wollaston, MP and chair of Parliament’s influential Health and Care Select Committee, was welcomed to South Hams Hospital, Kingsbridge, for a fact-finding visit. Staff from Livewell Southwest Community Interest Company, which runs the community hospital,...

South Hams Hospital welcomes Sarah Wollaston MP
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Community nurses awarded coveted title

Two nurses at Livewell Southwest have been named Queen’s Nurse, joining five colleagues at the organisation who have already been awarded the prestigious title. Sonia Green and Jo Beniston received their award at a national ceremony in London, and both agreed it...