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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon


The Provider Engagement Network (PEN) is the main way for Devon County Council and NHS Devon to engage with providers of adult health and social care services. It is open to all independent sector providers.

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Market Position Statement

Our new Market Position Statement has been designed to inform and support you to develop your business. It provides a needs, supply and demand assessment, both now and looking to the future.

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August 2020


Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme 2020/21

Following the successful pilot programme where 8 Nursing Associate Apprentices were recruited into Devon’s independent care homes, Devon County Council and Health Education England will be supporting a second group of 10-15 Nursing Associate Apprentices. If you provide a nursing care service with Devon County Council funded beds, you may be encouraged by what providers involved in cohort 1 have said: presents an opportunity to further develop the skillset and knowledge of the workforce supports the workforce to achieve a...


NHS Devon and DCC provider webinars

The weekly webinars hosted by Devon County Council and NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group are for provider staff and managers. Please note that although they are described as care home webinars, the content applies to many providers. Agendas will be confirmed just before each session. Click on the link to join the webinar on Thursday 13 August – 2pm – 3pm


Public Health England infection control webinars

A free weekly webinars taking place each Friday to answer questions on how to prevent and manage COVID-19 in care home and other social care settings. Please use this link to register for the day/s you would like to attend the webinar. The confirmation email will contain the link for the webinar. Click the ‘go to online event’ button. You can also dial in by phone on 0208 495 3300, Conference ID: 7950138# If you have any issues with accessing...

  • Recall of Randox test kits

    10 August 2020

    After telling care homes not to use Randox test kits on 16 July, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency are now recalling this product and the recall statement explains how to return the kits.

  • Community transport advice and guidance

    10 August 2020

    National guidance is available on the application for and use of transport permits under the Transport Act and Devon County Council has a guide to community transport on the Travel Devon Website.

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