Entries by Dureen Anwer

NHS England announces over £3.5 million of new funding for the New Care Model Vanguards in Wakefield

On 15th of December, NHS England announced over £3.5 million of new funding to support and spread the work of the two New Care Model Vanguards in the Wakefield district. The Vanguards are partnerships of NHS, local government, voluntary, community and other organisations that are implementing plans to improve the healthcare people receive, prevent ill […]

National HIV testing week – Take the Test

Sexual Health Providers across Wakefield District are raising awareness about HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) during National HIV Testing Week (NHTW). Spectrum Community Health, along with partner organisations, is urging people to take the test to know their HIV status. It’s important to get tested and diagnosed to ensure that treatment can begin early, improving your […]

Keeping safe in pregnancy

The Department of Health has launched a new website called Our Chance to help keep pregnant mothers and their babies safe – maximising women’s chances of having safer pregnancies. Our Chance has been developed with charities Best Beginnings and Sands to give parents the knowledge and confidence to maximise their chances of better outcomes for […]

New day, new website and new blog!

New day, new website and new blog! Hooray! Our new website is live now with a dedicated section on Sexual Health. We are very excited about the launch of this website and sincerely hope you find it useful as well. We are writing this blog to introduce you to the sexual health section of this website. If […]

Spectrum welcomes call to make sex education statutory in schools

Spectrum Community Health has welcomed the call by the House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee to make relationship and sex education statutory in primary and secondary schools. The call comes after the committee published a report in September on ‘Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools’. The report outlines some deeply concerning evidences such […]