News stories

Mental health nurse wins inspirational mentor award

May 19, 2017

One of our Barnsley senior mental health nurses has won an award for ‘inspirational mentor’. Claire Parnham, who has been…

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Chantry’s charity challenge

May 19, 2017

Excellent work by our Chantry unit in Wakefield – they’ve managed to raise over £1,700 for Marie Curie and Alzheimer’s…

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Portrait of a Life e-learning – helping to look at the past, the present and the person

May 19, 2017

It’s much easier to meet someone’s needs when you know exactly what they are, but if someone has trouble expressing…

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Inspirational staff member shortlisted for Yorkshire Women of Achievement award

May 18, 2017

Debs Taylor is one of our Trust’s most inspirational success stories. Battling with depression, she was left isolated, lost, and…

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Exhibition inspired by historic West Yorkshire asylums launches

May 18, 2017

Our Mental Health Museum has launched a new exhibition exploring the historical links between nature and wellbeing, inspired by asylums…

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Wakefield recovery college supporting dementia awareness week

May 18, 2017

The Wakefield and Five Towns recovery college are supporting dementia awareness week by holding a number of talks and craft…

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How we celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week

May 17, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW17 took place between 8-14 May. The theme for #MHAW17 was ‘surviving or thriving?’ and people…

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Kirklees police liaison team win another award

May 16, 2017

The Kirklees police liaison team are celebrating winning an award at the West Yorkshire Police awards last week. The team…

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Trust celebrates International Nurses Day

May 12, 2017

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been celebrating International Nurses Day (today). A  conference has been held at…

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Blog: 5 weeks and 5 great things to shout about – my graduate management training scheme placement at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

May 5, 2017

My name is Kirsty Matthews and I am a final year NHS graduate management trainee. I have had the great…

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