Alcohol Liaison Service welcomes Yvette Cooper MP

Yvette Cooper MP paid a visit to Spectrum’s Alcohol Liaison Service on Friday 24 March to learn more about our work supporting hospital patients in Wakefield. Spectrum’s Alcohol Liaison Service (ALS), based in Pinderfields Hospital, provides tailored support for patients who arrive in Pinderfields with alcohol-related illness and injury. Established in 2013, the service has […]

Spectrum makes the shortlist for the Patient Safety Awards

It’s awards season for Spectrum – and we’re kicking off spring in style with three shortlisted entries for the Patient Safety Awards. Spectrum’s Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) team has been chosen as a finalist in the Learning Disabilities category for their innovative sex education programme, which supports students to develop a better understanding of […]

Spectrum attends the Wakefield District Frailty and Resilience Conference

Spectrum’s Alcohol Liaison Service (ALS) will join Age UK Wakefield District and other local healthcare partners at the Frailty and Resilience Conference on 16 March. Led by Age UK Wakefield District, this year’s Conference aims to encourage discussion of issues surrounding frailty, particularly the recognition of frailty as a long-term condition affecting people in later […]

Spectrum wins at the BJN Awards!

Spectrum nurses from HMP Full Sutton scored a double victory at the British Journal of Nursing (BJN) Awards in London on Friday 10 March. Lead Nurse Carole Robinson was named Renal Home Therapies’ Nurse of the Year for her work in supporting patients with a Home Haemodialysis Programme (aiming to reduce stays in hospital for patients […]