The local NHS is reminding patients of a few simple steps they can take to stay healthy over the Easter four-day weekend. Good Friday and Easter Monday are bank holidays, so most GP practices will be closed.
The Maternity Services team at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have been awarded £80,000 from Health Education England’s (HEE) Maternity Safety Training Fund to pay for maternity safety training for Maternity staff that will be spent over 2017/2018.
Eye screening experts from the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust will be helping thousands of people with diabetes in West Yorkshire care for their sight from 1 April 2017.
The Wakefield Intermediate Care Unit (WICU) based at Queen Elizabeth House in Wakefield, has recently welcomed seven new volunteer ward befrienders to their unit to provide patients with additional support and companionship during their stay.
Pictured: The Milk Tray Man with volunteers from Dewsbury & District Hospital and Susan Nash (top left), Trade Communication Manger, Mondelez International.
A hero Health Care Assistant from The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust arrived in the nick of time to help save the life of a gentleman after he collapsed at the side of the road in Horbury Bridge (Wakefield) in January while out cycling.
The nursing and safety support teams on the elderly care wards at Pinderfields Hospital, in Wakefield, have implemented a new dining table initiative on Gates 41 and 43 to encourage socialisation, and interaction between patients on the wards.
The way in which some hospital services are delivered by The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is to change over the summer months.
Wakefield’s Connecting Care programme has reported a reduction in the number of elderly people being admitted to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department at Pinderfields Hospital, thanks to partnership working through the care home vanguard.