News archive for 2010

NHS staff asked to ‘take chance’ on new lottery to boost charitable funds

December 24, 2010

Staff at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are being encouraged to sign up to a new staff lottery as a New Year’s resolution to help boost the Trust’s charitable funds at the same time as being in with a chance to win some cash.

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Retreats for NHS staff boosting quality of care

December 22, 2010

The local provider of specialist NHS mental health and learning disability services is offering its 2,400 staff the opportunity to boost their own wellbeing on staff retreats in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. By staff maintaining their own wellbeing this ensures high quality, consistent care for local people who use services.

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Mental health service users support local charity shop

December 20, 2010

People who use services at Enfield Down in Honley, near Huddersfield, have been doing their bit for charity this Christmas. They have been taking part in special craft workshops to produce Christmas novelties for sale in the local Mind shop.

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Christmas parties brighten mental health wards this holiday

December 20, 2010

Staff on the wards at Fieldhead hospital are determined not to let a hospital stay get in the way of their patients having fun this Christmas by putting on special festive parties.

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Theatre company bringing festive cheer to mental health units this Christmas

December 17, 2010

Two local mental health units, run by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, are getting into the spirit of Christmas by inviting a local theatre company along to take part in their Christmas productions.

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Calderdale mental health suite rated excellent

December 6, 2010

A treatment suite for people with serious mental health problems has been recognised as continuing to provide excellent services.

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Specialist mental health suite in Wakefield rated excellent

December 6, 2010

A treatment suite for people with serious mental health problems has been recognised as continuing to provide excellent services after an external review.

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Join Mencap and design a card for Christmas

December 3, 2010

The local provider of mental health and learning disability services is calling on people to get involved in this year’s design a Christmas card competition run by Mencap and John Lewis.

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Local NHS trust committed to 50 tonne recycling target

December 3, 2010

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is introducing a new system to dispose of confidential waste that will see 50 tonnes of material recycled each year.

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NHS trust encouraging involvement in national advocate review

December 2, 2010

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disability services in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield, is encouraging local people to take part in a national review of mental health advocate services.

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