News archive for August, 2017

Barnsley Macmillan Nurse calls time on career

August 31, 2017

A Macmillan nurse is retiring after a career spanning four decades. Anne Luscombe,62, began nursing in 1971; she has spent…

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Social prescribing tool endorsed by NICE

August 30, 2017

A new social prescribing assessment tool, created by our Live Well Wakefield service in partnership with West Wakefield Health & Wellbeing…

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AIMS accreditation update

August 30, 2017

Our Priory Ward has just been accredited by The Royal College of Psychiatrists. This means that all three adult acute…

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Annual Members Meeting

August 21, 2017

A performance by Huddersfield-based learning disability orchestra Xylosound will be the centrepiece of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s…

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National recognition for Barnsley stroke services

August 18, 2017

The work of staff at our Stroke Rehabilitation Unit in Barnsley is being highlighted as best practice by the Royal…

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Could you be our new Chair?

August 17, 2017

We are seeking a new Chair to lead our strong and stable unitary Board who brings the capability and enthusiasm…

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“I’ll owe you for the rest of my nursing career!” – two stories from our student nurses

August 16, 2017

Kate and Sonia are student nurses at different stages of their training. However one thing they have in common is…

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Certificates of excellence awarded to two wards

August 4, 2017

Two of our wards have received awards for improving patient safety. The Improvement Academy awarded Chantry, a 16-bed unit for…

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We celebrate double award shortlisting success

August 1, 2017

We’ve made the shortlist in two categories of the national Nursing Times awards. Now in their 27th year, the Nursing…

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