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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. Do you need to be in A&E?

    17 December 2014

    Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is asking people who have had minor accidents or illnesses this winter to think about whether they really need to go to A&E, or if they would get more appropriate treatment at another local NHS service.

  2. Not sure if it's an emergency? Call NHS 111

    15 December 2014

    As winter sets in and seasonal illnesses like flu and tummy bugs are circulating, pressure on the NHS increases. Help is at hand for people to understand the importance of accessing the right services first time.

  3. Friends and family thumbs-up for Mid Yorkshire Hospitals

    14 December 2014

    Highly satisfied patients at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals in Dewsbury, Pinderfields and Pontefract have recommended it as a place to receive care, according to new research.

  4. Mid Yorkshire mums recommend our care

    27 November 2014

    Pregnant women and new mums have given the thumbs up to maternity services in Mid Yorkshire with the vast majority saying they would recommend them to their loved ones.

  5. Innovation is the backbone of new training course

    26 November 2014

    It is most commonly associated with pregnancy – but consultants at Dewsbury Hospital have pioneered the use of ultrasound in other areas of medicine by devising an innovative training course.


  6. Industrial Action - Monday 24 November

    21 November 2014

  7. World Prematurity Day 2014

    14 November 2014

    The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is helping to raise awareness of babies who are born prematurely for World Prematurity Day on Monday 17 November.

  8. CQC report praises caring staff at Trust

    04 November 2014

    Patients praise staff as “polite, patient and caring” in Care Quality Commission reports published on Tuesday 4 November 2014.

  9. Halloween party marks official opening of Children’s Assessment Unit

    03 November 2014

    A Halloween fancy dress party has marked the official opening of a successful new hospital unit treating children from North Kirklees.

  10. New passport gives carers extra flower power

    29 October 2014

    The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s campaign to improve care for patients living with dementia continues to make progress with the launch of a new Forget Me Not Carers Passport.

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