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20 YEARS OF CARE

On 31st July 2004 it will be 20 years since the Yorkshire Centre for Forensic Psychiatry first opened. The centre is run by the South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust. The Yorkshire Centre for Forensic Psychiatry (Newton Lodge) provides an assessment and treatment service …

REMEMBERING ROSEMARY

Family and friends of a learning disability nurse are remembering her in a special way whilst also officially welcoming a new assistant chaplain to Fieldhead, Wakefield. The Bishop of Wakefield, Rt Revd Stephen Platten will be conducting a service at South West Yorkshire Mental Health …

MIND OVER MATTER

A daring Huddersfield community psychiatric nurse (CPN) has raised over £3000 in spectacular style by taking on the gruelling challenge of trekking 90km through the Peruvian Andes. Rita Hinchcliffe, who works in Huddersfield as a CPN for the South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust, spent …

A THOUSAND THANKS

The daughter of a well-known local man is thanking hospital staff for the care they gave to her father by presenting them with £1000. Valerie Dickinson’s father, Fred Wood, died last October aged 90. He had developed manic depression in later life and spent 18 …

ONE IN FOUR

People who use mental health and learning disability services across the Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield areas will be amongst the first in the country to benefit from a new scheme. The South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust has been selected as one of only four …

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