Plymouth Community Healthcare

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Plymouth Community Healthcare is a community interest company established under the Transforming Community Services programme in 2011.

It employs two mental health teams working within Derriford Hospital, on the wards and in A&E and provide out of hours support to Derriford via on call mental health staff.[1]

It took over social services in the city of Plymouth in April 2015.[2]

In May 2015 it won a four-year contract to deliver Pathways for adults with complex needs for Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon by the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group.[3]


  1. ^ "Thousands presenting at A&E in Plymouth with mental health problems". Plymouth Herald. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ "'We wouldn't go back into the NHS': Plymouth's pioneering social enterprise". Guardian. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Plymouth Community Healthcare awarded new contract for West Devon". Plymouth Herald. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.

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