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Minister meets with West Yorkshire urgent and emergency care network

August 27, 2015

This week the Department of Health released information about its national programme, the Crisis Care Concordat, which aims to drive…

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Dewsbury MP to visit mental health inpatient unit

August 24, 2015

Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff is set to visit a local hospital unit which provides 24 hour care to people experiencing…

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Kirklees Dementia Action Alliance shortlisted for award

August 14, 2015

The Alzheimer’s Society is holding the second National Dementia Friendly Awards on 16 September 2015. Kirklees Dementia Action Alliance has…

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Recovery College in Wakefield launches new prospectus

August 10, 2015

Wakefield and 5 towns Recovery College have launched a new autumn prospectus, offering a wide range of recovery focused educational…

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NHS Trust appoints non-executive directors

August 6, 2015

A new non-executive director has joined the board of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust provides a…

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Trust reaccredited for customer service excellence

July 31, 2015

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating being successfully re accredited against the government’s customer service excellence standard…

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Wakefield intensive care unit given top accreditation

July 22, 2015

A specialist mental health service in Wakefield has been recognised nationally for providing high quality care to local people.  …

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NHS Trust’s ‘harm free care’ praised nationally

July 14, 2015

A local NHS Trust’s work to ensure that its service users are free from harm has been recognised at a…

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Trust helps Kirklees go autism-friendly

July 13, 2015

Kirklees is going autism friendly with the launch of an innovative assessment tool to help improve environments. The Checklist for…

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MP to visit Art for Wellbeing project

July 13, 2015

Halifax MP Holly Lynch will visit a project that helps people tackle health-related problems through art. Art for Wellbeing is…

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