A new suite of rooms is to be opened at the Trust to enable families or carers of patients who need family support to stay with them.
Students from New College Pontefract have helped Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to develop and film two training videos to be used across its hospitals.
A consultant at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been appointed as a diabetes ‘champion’ after a national search for experts in the field by charity Diabetes UK.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been praised for its quality of care in a national survey of young patients and their parents.
A man who underwent a triple heart bypass will be keeping a promise he made to his surgeon when he takes part in the Great North Run in September.
A Trust service for patients with a gynaecological cancer has been shortlisted for three national awards. The nurse-led team, set up in November 2013, has been nominated for:
- A Patient Safety Award in the cancer category
- A Value in Healthcare Award in the Value and Improvement in Specialist Services category
- A Nursing Times Award in the cancer nursing category.
Staff across the Trust are helping mums give their children the very best possible start in life as they celebrate National Breastfeeding Week, which started on Saturday 20 June.
Nursing staff at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have monitored more than one million patient vital signs using the latest hi-tec equipment. The VitalPAC system was introduced at the Trust’s three hospital sites – Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury – last year and is already helping improve patient safety.
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed two new non-executive directors to its governing board.
Dr Nisreen Booya and Simon Stone took up their official duties on Monday 1 June.
The hunt for the next generation of local nursing talent is now on.