News stories

We appoint our new chair

November 3, 2017

Angela Monaghan has been appointed as the new chair of our Trust. Angela joined the Trust in August 2017 as…

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NHS partnership working to support young offenders wins national award

November 3, 2017

The work of two NHS trusts to provide support to vulnerable young people in a young offenders’ institute has won…

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Halloween celebrations on older people’s ward

November 2, 2017

Service users on our Chantry Unit at Fieldhead Hospital in Wakefield have benefitted from taking part in creative therapeutic activities…

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World Diabetes Day

November 2, 2017

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is supporting World Diabetes Day – Tuesday 14 November. This event is marked…

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Pontefract team pick up pair of Pride awards

November 2, 2017

The Trust’s community mental health team for older people, based in the recently refurbished Baghill House Health and Wellbeing Centre…

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You quit, your way with Yorkshire Smokefree – staff story

November 1, 2017

Our Yorkshire Smokefree service has helped thousands of people across the region to quit. But it’s not just the public…

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How are you driving?

October 31, 2017

Back pain caused by driving is a very common problem that’s easily avoided. We caught up with some of the…

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Our staff stand up for their health

October 27, 2017

Sitting for long periods is thought to slow the metabolism, which affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, blood…

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Trust mental health practitioners in Barnsley schools

October 17, 2017

Our staff are being embedded in secondary schools across Barnsley in a pioneering multi agency initiative to tackle poor mental health…

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Mount Vernon Hospital closure

October 17, 2017

Following the successful transfer of the two intermediate care wards from Mount Vernon Hospital to Barnsley Hospital, work is now…

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