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Nurse-led service shortlisted for three awards

A Trust service for patients with a gynaecological cancer has been shortlisted for three national awards. The nurse-led team, set up in November 2013, has been nominated for:

  • A Patient Safety Award in the cancer category
  • A Value in Healthcare Award in the Value and Improvement in Specialist Services category
  • A Nursing Times Award in the cancer nursing category.


Trust staff celebrate National Breastfeeding Week

Staff across the Trust are helping mums give their children the very best possible start in life as they celebrate National Breastfeeding Week, which started on Saturday 20 June.


Trust celebrates one millionth hi-tec patient reading

Nursing staff at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have monitored more than one million patient vital signs using the latest hi-tec equipment. The VitalPAC system was introduced at the Trust’s three hospital sites – Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury – last year and is already helping improve patient safety.

Two new non-executive directors join Trust Board

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed two new non-executive directors to its governing board.

Dr Nisreen Booya and Simon Stone took up their official duties on Monday 1 June.