News archive for 2005

Double win for North Kirklees in national awards

December 1, 2005

Two services for people with mental health problems in North Kirklees, run by South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust were celebrating their success this week after winning prestigious national awards.

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Trust thanks long serving NHS staff in South Kirklees

November 18, 2005

With 494 years of NHS service between them, long serving staff from the South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust in South Kirklees were today congratulated at a special event.

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Make-over for mysterious Flora!

November 15, 2005

Mysterious Flora – a beautiful stone statue that used to stand proud in the grounds of Stanley Royd hospital before being lost – then found again has been given a make over. Museum curator Michael McCarthy, joiner Steve Berry and decorator Chris Harris, have spent the last few months lovingly restoring Flora.

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Trust thanks long serving NHS staff in Calderdale

November 14, 2005

With 181 years of NHS service between them, staff from the South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust in Calderdale were congratulated at a special event.

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South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust says: diversity includes you!

November 11, 2005

‘Diversity includes you!’ was the message from the South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust as staff and members of the community joined together to celebrate the official launch of the Trust’s diversity strategy at the Al Hikmah centre, Batley.

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Work to start soon on therapeutic garden at hospital

November 10, 2005

Work on a therapeutic garden at the Priestley unit, Dewsbury and District hospital, that has been designed with the help of local people, is to start in December.

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999 years for long serving NHS staff in Wakefield

November 9, 2005

Long serving staff from the South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust have racked up a massive 999 years NHS service between them.

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Local nurses receive top professional awards

November 7, 2005

Nurses from an ongoing joint project between The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and The South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust have won the prestigious Nursing Times award for mental health nursing.

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Trust thanks long serving NHS staff in North Kirklees

November 7, 2005

With 132 years of NHS service between them, five staff from South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust in North Kirklees have been congratulated at a special event.

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NHS staff join community for a national fundraising fast

October 27, 2005

Staff from the South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust and Kirklees Council are today joining members of the Muslim community in a one-day fast to raise money for victims of the Pakistan earthquake.

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