A&E – Accident and Emergency
ADVA – Against Domestic Violence and Abuse
AQP – Any Qualified Provider
AT – Area Team (NHS England)
BID – Be Involved Devon
BMA – British Medical Association
BME – Black, Minority and Ethnic
BNF – British National Formulary
C2C – Clinician to Clinician
CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
CCD – Community Council for Devon
CCG – Clinical Commissioning Group
CD – Controlled Drug
CDAO – Controlled Drug Accountable Officer
C-Dif – Clostridium Difficile
CHC – Continuing Healthcare
CIC – Community Interest Company
CIP – Cost Improvement Programme
CMO – Chief Medical Officer
CQC – Care Quality Commission
CQUIN – Commissioning for Quality and Innovation
CYP – Children and Young People
DAAT – Drug and Alcohol Action Team
DCC – Devon County Council
DDA – Disability Discrimination Act
DH – Department of Health
DPA – Data Protection Act
DPH – Director of Public Health
DPT – Devon Partnership Trust
DRSS – Devon Referral Support Service
ED – Emergency Department
EDDC – East Devon District Council
EDP – Exeter Drug Project
EDS – Equality Delivery System
EDS – Eating Disorder Service
EDVSA – East Devon Volunteer Support Agency
EMSA – Eliminating Mixed Sex Accommodation
EOL – End of Life
EPP – Expert Patient Programme
FOI – Freedom of Information
GMC – General Medical Council
GP – General Practitioner
GPSI – GP Special Interest
HCAI – Health Care Associated Infection
HPA – Health Protection Agency
HR – Human Resources
HWB – Health and Wellbeing Board
HWE – Healthwatch England 
IFR – Individual Funding Request
IG – Information Governance
IPAM – Integrated Performance and Assurance Meeting
JSNA – Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
KPIs – Key Performance Indicators
LGBT – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
LIG – Local Implementation Group
LMC – Local Medical Committee
LTC – Long-Term Conditions
MDT – Multi-Disciplinary Team
MHRA – Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
MIU – Minor Injury Unit
MP – Member of Parliament
MRSA – Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
NDDH – North Devon District Hospital
NDHT – Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
NEW DEVON – Northern, Eastern and Western Devon
NHS – National Health Service
NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
NRLS – National Reporting and Learning System
OOH – Out of Hours
OPMH – Older People’s Mental Health
OSC – Overview and Scrutiny Committee
PA – Personal Assistant
PACT – Patient Advice and Complaints Team
PALS –  Patient Advice and Liaison Service
PCC – Plymouth City Council
PFI – Private Finance Initiative
PHE – Public Health England
PHNT – Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
PPE – Patient and Public Engagement
PPI – Patient and Public Involvement
PPEC – Patient and Public Engagement Committee
PPG – Patient Participation Group
PRG – Patient Reference Group
QIPP – Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention
QOF – Quality and Outcomes Framework
RAMP – Resource Allocation for Mental Health and Prescribing
RCA – Root Cause Analysis
RD & E – Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
RTT – Referral to Treatment
SD & T CCG – South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group
SEA – Significant Event Audit
SEND – Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
SIRI – Serious Incident Requiring Investigation
SR – Success Regime

STP – Sustainability and Transformation Plan
SWAHSN – South West Academinc Health Science Network
SWASFT – South West Ambulance Service Foundation Trust
TCS – Transforming Community Services
TDA – NHS Trust Development Authority
TDRP – Treatment Decision Review Panel
TEP – Treatment Escalation Plan
TSDFT – Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Wakley – Axminster, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton and Sidmouth
WEB – Woodbury, Exmouth and Budleigh
WIC – Walk in Centre