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MidYorks NHS


This page contains all of our most recent news releases. So whether we are launching a new service, celebrating the achievements of staff or receiving a generous donation you can read the stories behind the headlines listed below.

For archived news releases please contact the Communications Department on 01924 543635.

If you are a journalist and would like to feature one of our releases in your publication most are accompanied by a photograph.  To find out more or request a copy of a photograph please contact the Communications Department on 01924 543635.



  1. We're hiring! Nurse recruitment drive underway

    22 April 2014

    Mid Yorks launches £1.2 million drive to recruit more nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants.


  2. A&E patients avoid hospital admission thanks to new service

    22 April 2014

    A new team is working to prevent accident and emergency patients being admitted to hospital.

  3. Doors open on improved service for patients across Mid Yorkshire

    16 April 2014

    People are now getting a more personal service from the Trust’s Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS) thanks to recent improvements.

  4. An alternative guide to the urgent and emergency care system in England

    15 April 2014

    A new animation from The King's Fund gives a whistle-stop tour of how the system fits together and busts some myths about what’s really going on with A&E.

  5. The future of health services in Dewsbury - Chairman's open letter

    11 April 2014

    Our Chairman Jules Preston MBE has written an open letter responding to public comments about the future of health services in Dewsbury and North Kirklees.

  6. Care Quality Commission publishes results of inpatient survey

    09 April 2014

    The health regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has published the results of a national survey carried out last year with a sample of hospital inpatients.

  7. Temporary closure of Gate 43 at Pinderfields Hospital

    04 April 2014

    The Trust has taken the decision to temporarily close Gate 43 at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield.

  8. Apprentice Lee does Mid Yorkshire proud

    04 April 2014

    As an apprentice porter, Lee Donnelly has brought smiles to the faces of hundreds of patients he has supported at Pinderfields Hospital.

  9. Chief exec named in top 50

    02 April 2014

    The Trust's Chief Executive has been named as one of the top 50 in the NHS by leading health sector publication the Health Service Journal (HSJ).

  10. Changes to parking charges at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals

    31 March 2014

    Car parking charges at Mid Yorkshire’s Hospitals (Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury) are set for a small increase from 1 April 2014.

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