News archive for 2009

Local community asked to help stop stigma in 2010

December 30, 2009

‘Help us stop stigma in 2010’ says the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust is launching a New Year poster campaign for 2010, renewing its commitment to fight the stigma that so often surrounds people with mental health problems and learning disabilities.

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Trust backs Pennies from Heaven to help war heroes

December 22, 2009

Staff at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disability services to people in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield, are being encouraged to sign up to a charity payroll giving scheme, Pennies from Heaven, as a New Year’s resolution to help the country’s wounded soldiers.

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Carers and service users invited to revamped coffee morning

December 18, 2009

The South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is inviting anyone who uses or has used older people’s mental health services and carers to a revamped coffee group in Huddersfield.

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NHS worker’s trip to India to benefit Kirklees’ Gujarati community

December 15, 2009

An associate director at the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has spent two weeks in Gujarat, India, where he learnt about the culture and developed links with hospitals and health services.

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Spill the beans for the chance to get on TV, a book deal and £20,000

December 4, 2009

Staff at the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust along with people who use its services and their carers are being invited to tell their remarkable real-life stories for the chance to have it turned into a book.

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Local people invited to "make the ordinary extraordinary" at photography exhibition

December 4, 2009

Local people are being invited to the "making the ordinary extraordinary" photography exhibition created by people with mental health problems at AMADA Arts, Textile Hall, Batley, W17 5HW.

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Local Trust calling on staff to nominate a nurse for the Nursing Times Hall of Fame

December 3, 2009

Staff at the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are being asked to nominate extraordinary nurses to be inducted into the Nursing Times Hall of Fame.

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Local centre requests music books to benefit service users

December 2, 2009

A local mental health unit, run by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, is asking for donations of any spare keyboard beginners books, CDs or musical instruments that people might have at home gathering dust.

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Newton Lodge sing in Christmas

December 1, 2009

Clients at Newton Lodge, Fieldhead, got into the festive spirit this winter by joining forces with the local arts company…

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Service users complete sweat busting task for NSPCC

December 1, 2009

Three service users cared for by the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust have helped raise more than £600…

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