The cancer teams across all tumour groups at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have contributed towards successfully delivering the national cancer performance targets for the first three quarters of the year. The team have provided more chemotherapy and complex therapy treatments to patients closer to home.
A bladder cancer patient treated at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield has become the first person in West Yorkshire to undergo a laparoscopic cystectomy with bladder reconstruction without the disease returning.
A unique and universal hand and wrist splint developed by an Occupational Therapist from Pontefract Hospital, aimed at helping patients with rheumatology related health conditions, has been recognised by a national Orthopaedics company for distribution.
Izobelle Broadley (15), from Spen Valley High School will be one of the lucky pupils whose artwork will be displayed for all to see after winning a competition run by The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
A Wakefield Burns Nurse has recently celebrated a key 40 year milestone working in the Regional Adults’ Burns Centre at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield.
The Director of Pharmacy at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been appointed as Chair of the Pharmaceutical Market Support Group – a national medicines procurement group who help to manage the medicines market on behalf of all hospitals in England.
A Macmillan Information and Support Centre Coordinator at Pinderfields Hospital, in Wakefield, has received an official invitation from HRH the Prince of Wales to attend a reception for Macmillan Cancer Support at Buckingham Palace in January.
A staff member at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, has this week introduced her cat as part of the Pets as Therapy volunteer programme, which sees volunteers share their time and their pets with people in need.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has this week officially opened its newly upgraded multidisciplinary cancer review room at Pinderfields Hospital, which hosts improved clinical reviews of cancer patients and their treatment.
A week-long trial at Pinderfields Hospital introduced a new way of working to treat patients with a fractured Neck of Femur (NoF) and the results were fantastic.