Kindness in the aire

The Accident and Emergency Team at Dewsbury Radio Aire listeners were one of the many groups of people opening their hearts to those spending Christmas in hospital.

Through their Cash for Kids campaign, they donated a staggering 400 presents to Dewsbury and District Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department – to distribute to children attending there.

Abby's report goes national

Abby Daykin
Research by a Trust occupational therapist will be presented at a prestigious UK conference.

Along with colleagues in the MY Therapy Team, Abby Daykin plays a pivotal part in enabling patients who’ve had a prolonged hospital stay to recover their mobility and independence.

Hospital Trust making healthy progress

Staff at Dewsbury, Pinderfields and Pontefract hospitals are caring and responsive and respect cultural differences, recognise mental health needs and show sympathy to the bereaved.

So says a major report released today (Thursday 3 December) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which also highlights a huge decrease in overdue outpatients appointments at the hospitals.