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Board CPD visit to Tough Furniture

As always the board enjoy getting out and meeting our members. This CPD visit took us to Tough Furniture. The visit was very informative and enjoyable. Thanks to all involved. Find out more about Tough Furniture here.

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The Junipers – Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The Junipers is a brand new, purpose-built Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for Devon, based in the grounds of Wonford House in Exeter. Having our own inpatient intensive careservice in Devon will make a huge difference to people’s lives. It is a major step forward and is a key part of our plans to improve acute mental health […]

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Can Gardening Be A Way To Reduce Your Stress Levels?

Having an outdoor space in your home is great, it is not only an extension of your home, but it is also a place that you can relax and unwind in. The thing to remember with your outdoor space is that it can take work to make sure that it looks the best that it […]

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FRAMING THE FUTURE

  As part of Paintings in Hospitals’ 60th anniversary, join our panel discussion on past pioneers and future innovations of visual arts in health and social care. Find out more.

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Board meeting hosted by Troup, Bywaters + Anders

  The DIMHN board strive to meet as many of our members as frequently as possible. Our latest board meeting on the 26th of March took us to the HQ of Troup, Bywaters + Anders. The meeting was fuelled by an interesting presentation which sparked some insightful discussions on design in the mental health industry. […]

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St Annes hospital, Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust

The adult inpatient mental health at St Ann’s Hospital in Poole underwent a full refurbishment in 2017. The 6 bed Alumhurst Ward for older persons is part of a continuous development scheme at the St Ann’s Hospital site that Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have been carrying out for the last 2 years. This modern facility has taken advantage […]

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Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

The Kingsway Smart doorsets were selected by Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust to provide enhanced patient monitoring and provide services users with access control cards to facilitate freer movement that could be audited and controlled. The Smart doorsets consisted of a electric strike which was operated by a card reader on the wall outside of the […]

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Salutogenic Hospital Design & Urban Health 1st European Symposium 

The 2019 Design & Health European Symposium aims at creating an open multidisciplinary platform to identify the trends and challenges that Hospital Design and Urban Health will have to face in the coming years. SALUTOGENIC HOSPITAL DESIGN & URBAN HEALTH 1ST EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM AT THE POLITECNICO DI MILANO    SAVE THE DATE:     28-31 March […]

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Awards Deadline Extension

Deadline Extended Enter here The Design In Mental Health Awards 2019 Recognising Excellence & Achievement. Design in Mental Health is the only UK event to focus on the design of mental health facilities with a clear focus on creating calm therapeutic environments for the benefit of patients and staff alike. Both conference and exhibition are well […]

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