Prison nurses make the shortlist for the Guardian Public Service Awards

We’re wishing the best of luck to Spectrum’s prison nursing team tonight, who are finalists for the Guardian Public Service Awards in central London. The Guardian Public Service Awards have been held annually since 2003, celebrating public servants across a range of sectors including care, housing, finance, recruitment and HR. With an expected audience of […]

Spectrum attends the 5th Health & Justice Summit

Spectrum will join clinical experts across the UK in shining a light on prison healthcare at the 5th Health and Justice Summit from 27th-28th November. The Health and Justice Summit is one of the largest networking events in the healthcare industry, bringing together clinicians from across the UK to discuss key areas of research, best […]

WY-FI Project Navigator is commended for supporting vulnerable people

A Navigator from Spectrum’s Wakefield WY-FI service has received a Commendation from West Yorkshire Police for the team’s work to build safer communities, including through supporting better access to services for vulnerable people. Jamie Hayward (pictured), a Navigator for West Yorkshire: Finding Independence (WY:FI) joined colleagues at the District Commander’s Awards on 22nd November, led […]

Spectrum is shortlisted for the GP Awards 2017!

Three Spectrum services have been shortlisted for the General Practice Awards 2017. This is a fantastic achievement for our community services, which have been shortlisted  for: Nursing Team of the Year Clinical Team of the Year (Sexual Health) Clinical Team of the Year (Respiratory) The GP Awards recognise excellence in general practice and nursing across […]

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 […]

Care Quality Commission publish report on healthcare services at HMP Full Sutton

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a new report of Spectrum’s healthcare services at HMP Full Sutton, a high-security male prison near York. Published on 14 December, the report found that all service improvements identified for Spectrum Community Health in May 2016 had been made. Spectrum would like to thank the CQC inspectors for […]

Spectrum selected to provide services in the North West Prison Cluster

Spectrum Community Health CIC has been selected as the new prime provider for 3 prisons in the North West Prison Cluster. This is great news and will see Spectrum delivering healthcare services for: HMP Preston (category B male prison – capacity around 842 men) HMP Lancaster Farms (category C male prison – capacity around 550 […]

Spectrum scoop Best Clinical Team award at the 4th Health & Justice Summit

Spectrum’s healthcare team at HMP Full Sutton were crowned Best Clinical Team in Secure Environments at the 4th Health & Justice Summit in Cardiff on 10 November. The two-day Summit, organised by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), awarded the Full Sutton healthcare team for promoting excellence in physical health through a new programme […]

Spectrum speaks! Nursing team are finalists at the 4th RCGP Health & Justice Summit

As well as Healthcare leads from Spectrum Community Health CIC presenting at the 4th RCGP Health & Justice Summit in November, our teams are also finalists for the Summit’s annual award. The Summit has been organised by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Each year, the RCGP present an Award for the Best Clinical […]