Martin Barkley, Chief Executive of the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded BAPIO’s (British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership at the Associations Virtual Annual Conference 2020.
Here is a statement from our Chief Executive regarding the current situation around elective surgery
A pulmonary rehabilitation group in Wakefield is proving virtual support and developing digital therapeutic relationships with patients’ works
In 2019 the lack of progress the Trust was making for having a proportionate number of black and Asian minority colleagues in band 6 and 7 roles made it clear how unacceptable the lack of progress had become.
Kyla Babista, Neil Dabu, April Castillo, Rona Joy, Jasmine Thomas and Igeretch Aguilar have successfully completed their Nursing and Midwifery Council Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) which means they are now registered to work in the UK and can move to their substantive roles as registered nurses.
From Monday 5 October, parking for visitors and patients will return to the arrangements that were in place at the Trust before the pandemic. This is in line with national guidance and in common with most other trusts in the region.
An ultrasound room at Pinderfields Hospital has been turned in to a dedicated children and dementia friendly space thanks to funding made available through the MY Hospitals Charity.
We know there are many questions and concerns across the country about how quickly the NHS is getting services back online after the first surge in Covid cases. Our Chief Executive, Martin Barkley, wanted to write an open letter to the patients and communities we serve to explain what the Trust has been doing to restart our services and address waiting times. You can read the full letter here.
Further to our statement earlier this week, we can confirm 5 patients and 10 staff from Ward 45A (one of our respiratory wards) have now tested positive for Covid-19.
The Trust can confirm that two patients and four staff have tested positive for Covid-19 on one of the wards at Pinderfields Hospital over the last few days.