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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. 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.

  2. More operations closer to home for Dewsbury patients

    29 October 2014

    More patients will be able to have their operations closer to home as The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust begins to carry out more planned surgical procedures at Dewsbury Hospital.

  3. Society of Radiographers Strike - Monday, October 20

    16 October 2014

    Diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy professionals who are members of the Society of Radiographers (SOR) will take part in a UK-wide strike for four hours next Monday 20 October from 9am until 1pm. 

  4. Neurosurgeons return to their spiritual home

    10 October 2014

    A long campaign to get neurosurgery appointments back at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield has finally been won – exactly 17 years after they were axed! 

  5. Do you know a superstar health worker?

    10 October 2014

    The Yorkshire Evening Post has launched the Best of Health Awards 2014 to recognise health workers who go above and beyond the call of duty. 

  6. National industrial action next week - 13 - 17 October

    09 October 2014

  7. Exemplary emergency care delivered by Trust staff

    08 October 2014

    The service delivered by Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments across the Trust has now been amongst the best in the country for two-and-a-half years. 

  8. Beyond the call of duty is a given at Rosewood

    02 October 2014

    An inspirational Dewsbury-based drop-in service is hoping Hospice Care Week will help change the perception of palliative care delivery in the region. 

  9. ‘Re-born’ sculptor returns the gift of life to Pinderfields

    29 September 2014

    A celebrated Yorkshire-based sculptor thought his creative life was over following two devastating strokes. 

  10. Neonatal knitwear is a welcome gift

    25 September 2014

    The older generation has been giving a helping hand to the very youngest and vulnerable members of society.  

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