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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. Inspirational volunteers to the rescue

    17 September 2014

    Radiology staff at Dewsbury and District Hospital were left despondent when a bid for charity cash for improved patient comforts was turned down. 

  2. Wakefield residents fight dementia together this weekend

    12 September 2014

    Lead Dementia Nurse for the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Anita Ruckledge teams up with ITV’s Ruth Langsford and Mary Creagh MP for Memory Walk 2014 this weekend. 

  3. A&E tops Friends and Family recommendations

    12 September 2014

    A&E services across The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have got a big thumbs up in the latest round of a patient survey. 

  4. Mid Yorkshire Hospitals’ Annual General Meeting

    08 September 2014

    Local people are invited to the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

    This year’s meeting will be held on Thursday 25 September in the Reception Room, Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road, Dewsbury, WF12 8DG. 

  5. Work begins on Clinical Support Unit to improve future of healthcare

    26 August 2014

    A three-year programme of work to improve health services in Mid Yorkshire will take its next step forward as construction work starts on a new clinical support unit (CSU) at Pinderfields Hospital.

  6. Keep emergency departments for emergencies this August Bank Holiday

    20 August 2014

    Local residents are being urged to choose the most appropriate NHS service to meet their needs over the forthcoming August Bank Holiday weekend.

  7. New hospital service for children opens at Dewsbury Hospital

    07 August 2014

    A new service for children in North Kirklees is opening at Dewsbury and District Hospital. 

  8. Free cancer information and support

    23 July 2014

    Macmillan Cancer Support’s team of Information and Support Specialists are coming to PinderfieldsGeneral Hospital in Wakefieldfrom 4thto 8thAugust 2014 to offer free, confidential, advice and support to anyone with a concern or a question relating to cancer.


  9. New 113 hospital bus service welcomes you aboard

    16 July 2014

    Passengers will be welcomed aboard the 113 express, a new free bus service carrying visitors between hospitals in Dewsbury, Pontefract and Wakefield. 

  10. Casting call for Doris to come and have her day as an animated character

    10 July 2014

    Casting call for Doris to come and have her day as an animated character

    Do you know Doris Clark? Doris lives on Our Street, a virtual street set somewhere in Yorkshire.

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