News stories

NHS stop smoking service up for national award

January 20, 2017

A move from a city centre office to Moor Market has helped Yorkshire Smokefree save cash and increased the number…

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Journeying through dementia

January 20, 2017

Trust staff in Kirklees and Calderdale have commenced training this week in order to participate in the ‘Journeying Through Dementia’ project….

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Our best protection ever against flu

January 20, 2017

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has smashed its target to provide protection against the flu, increasing staff uptake of…

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Kendray Hospital gets cabin fever

January 18, 2017

A unique log cabin will open at Kendray Hospital to help towards improving the wellbeing of people who use our services….

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New hubs, new numbers

January 17, 2017

  A number of our services around the Wakefield district have now moved into two new health and wellbeing hubs. …

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New name for community nursing service in Barnsley

January 17, 2017

Barnsley community nursing service, provided by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, will now be known as Barnsley neighbourhood…

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Dementia Friendly Lindley event taking place on 21 January

January 12, 2017

Did you know it is estimated that there are over 5,000 people living with dementia in Kirklees? South West Yorkshire…

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£10m-a-year contract win to provide children’s healthcare

December 22, 2016

Our Trust is one of four healthcare providers to be awarded the £10m-a-year Kirklees healthy child contract. Kirklees Council, working…

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New director of strategy

December 22, 2016

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Salma Yasmeen as its new director of strategy. Salma is a…

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Festive message as smoking continues to decline across Yorkshire

December 21, 2016

Yorkshire Smokefree is running a Christmas campaign to help smokers to quit.  It comes as new figures show up to 20%…

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