We currently have a number of vacancies in our cafes at Pinderfields and Dewsbury, and are looking for volunteers who can help out on weekdays.
32 nursing students have been offered a position at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust after attending an open day at Pinderfields hospital.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is helping to improve the experience of its patients by acting on their feedback.
Feedback is captured in a number of ways including through the Friends and Family Test (FFT), an NHS initiative that enables patients to give anonymous feedback that could help improve services.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is showing its commitment to the people of Kirklees after investing almost £1m in new equipment at Dewsbury and District Hospital.
Ranging from resuscitaires on the Delivery Suite to ultrasound transducers in Accident and Emergency, the Trust is ensuring it has the very best equipment available to support its high quality care.
Congratulations to Margaret Greaves, Ward Clerk on Gate 41 at Pinderfields Hospital, who is our latest MY Star!
Margaret was nominated by a colleague who said that Margaret is usually the first person you see on the ward and often the most memorable.
Former Wakefield Trinity full-back Dennis Long has thanked hospital staff for helping him tackle liver damage – by buying them a microwave!
Dennis (72) has Cirrhosis of the liver which is so serious he has been admitted to Pinderfields four times since Christmas and has been a regular on Gate 44 for the past seven years.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is enabling friends and relatives to spend more time with their loved ones when they visit them in hospital.
From Tuesday 1 March 2016 all three hospitals in the Trust (Pinderfields, Pontefract, Dewsbury and District) will have open visiting, meaning that people can visit patients when they wish. It will also provide the opportunity for the carers of patients to remain with their loved one, where appropriate, and be actively involved in their care.
A unique programme of aromatherapy sessions is proving a breath of fresh air for those living with lung cancer, Parkinson’s and other life-limiting illnesses.
Run at the Rosewood Centre at the entrance to the Dewsbury and District Hospital, short bursts of back, hand and foot massages with essential oils are helping to boost circulation and reduce numbness caused by treatments like chemotherapy.
The people of Dewsbury and its surrounding area have responded to the news of a theft at their local Children’s A&E by donating a hulking load of gifts to replace stolen toys.
As chronicled in last week’s press staff at the busy unit noticed toys had been removed when they searched for a copy of Frozen to help calm a suffering child.
Not only has the Disney DVD been replaced but toy trucks and aeroplanes, electronic toys for toddlers and action figures have been donated by generous individuals.
Keeping baby breastfeeding can help them fight infections, develop close emotional bonds with mum and even beat obesity.
That is just some of the advice that a new Pontefract Hospital Breastfeeding Support Clinic is dispensing to mums as they bid to keep infants on breast milk for months and even years after birth.