News stories

Could you be our next non-executive director?

March 17, 2017

We’re about to begin a recruitment exercise for two non-executive directors to join our Board. We’re seeking outstanding individuals to…

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New home for Barnsley Smokefree

March 10, 2017

Yorkshire Smokefree Barnsley, provided by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, is moving to a stall on the town’s…

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New look centre named in tribute to staff member

March 8, 2017

A recently refurbished unit at Kendray Hospital in Barnsley has been renamed after a former colleague who recently passed away….

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Revamped health centre bags design award

March 1, 2017

An historic building in Pontefract refurbished into a modern mental health care centre by the Trust has received a local design…

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CQC report improvements in our services

February 28, 2017

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have seen significant improvements in our services following a recent re-inspection. Last year the CQC…

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Our response to Information Commissioner’s Office review

February 24, 2017

Information Governance is taken very seriously within our Trust and we focus considerable time and effort on ensuring private and…

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Leading professor impressed with dementia e-learning

February 23, 2017

Professor Don Berwick, the global guru on health care quality and improvement management, made the long journey from the USA…

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New ways of delivering learning disability services see results

February 22, 2017

Our secure learning disabilities services have made huge strides forward in helping people recover more quickly. The last 18 months…

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Mental Health Museum chosen as Happy Museum affiliate

February 22, 2017

Our unique Mental Health Museum has been chosen as just one of 15 museums to take part in a scheme…

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Pioneering new roles in mental health

February 21, 2017

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has recruited eight band 4 associate practitioners – the first of its kind…

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