Entries by Amy Johnson

Spectrum shortlisted for the Nursing Times Awards

Spectrum Community Health has made the official shortlist for the Nursing Times Awards 2017, with five patient projects nominated for a national award! Spectrum teams are finalists in the following categories: Emergency and Critical Care Nursing in the Community Respiratory Nursing Managing Long-Term Conditions Celebrating hard work across a range of projects, this shortlisting is […]

Spectrum attends Connecting Recovery conference

On Wednesday 5th July, Spectrum will join healthcare partners across Yorkshire to attend the Aspire – “Connecting Recovery in the Community” Conference in Doncaster. This event is a great opportunity for professionals working in substance misuse to build relationships with partner providers across Yorkshire and learn more about the excellent work being done to build […]

Men’s Health Week 2017

From 12-18 June, Spectrum marked Men’s Health Week – a week to focus on health issues which more commonly affect men, and what we can do to reduce risk. This year’s campaign, led by the Men’s Health Forum, focused on abdominal obesity (belly fat) – this is the most dangerous type of fat, and most […]

Spectrum makes the shortlist for Patient Safety Awards

Three Spectrum services have made this year’s shortlist for the Patient Safety Awards, which will be held in Manchester on Tuesday 4 July. This fantastic achievement exemplifies Spectrum’s commitment to providing high-quality patient care across our community and secure settings. Our finalists in each category are: HMP & YOI Styal – Clinical Governance and Risk […]

Spectrum People join the crowds for Wakefield Armed Forces Day

Charity volunteers from Spectrum People joined community partners and families across the district to celebrate Armed Forces Day in Wakefield on 18 June. Led by Spectrum People Co-ordinator, Fran Taylor, the team of volunteers organised a book raffle to raise funds for the charity’s community initiatives across Wakefield (including the Café and Chat project, which […]

Spectrum join Changing Lives as new providers for York Drug & Alcohol service

Spectrum Community Health will join national charity Changing Lives as the new providers of drug and alcohol services in York from 1 June. Spectrum and Changing Lives are already working in partnership on substance misuse services in North Yorkshire and will now take over drug and alcohol services in York, commissioned by the City of […]

International Nurses Day 2017

Each year, 12 May marks International Nurses Day – a day which commemorates the birth of Florence Nightingale and celebrates the hard work of nurses across the world. The work of our nurses supports Spectrum’s core services in the community and in the health and justice system, providing key patient care across a broad range […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

From 8-14th  May, Spectrum is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s theme, “Surviving or Thriving?” invites us to consider a wider understanding of mental wellbeing. This week, we’ll be spreading the message on social media about good mental health and sharing helpful tips you can follow at home and at work – including easy […]