Spectrum leads sexual health services in Wigan Borough

Today, Spectrum Community Health CIC begins as the new sexual health provider for Wigan Borough. Working in partnership with Wigan Council, Spectrum’s new service will deliver comprehensive sexual health support in several areas across the borough, providing: Advice on contraception and safe sex STI testing, treatment and support Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Chlamydia screening […]

Airedale students lead the way in a new project tackling under-age drinking

Students from Airedale Academy have taken part in a new community initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of “proxy sales”, in which adults buy alcohol for under-18s. On Friday 23rd February, students from Airedale were joined by teachers, local police and community traders as they donned high-visibility jackets and approached adults in the Magnet […]

Spectrum leads new sexual health service for Wigan Borough

In partnership with Wigan Council, Spectrum will be providing sexual health services across the Wigan Borough from March 2018. The Council has awarded Spectrum a five year contract to deliver all sexual health services across the borough. This change comes after a review identified opportunities for sexual health improvement across the area, and the local […]

Well Women Centre host the Winter Wellbeing Day

On Tuesday 5th December, the Well Women Centre is hosting a very special Winter Wellbeing Day in Wakefield. The day offers a chance to learn more about staying physically and mentally healthy during the winter, a chance to make your own bath salts and most importantly, the opportunity to talk to others in a safe […]

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 […]

Share your feedback on Wakefield maternity services

NHS Wakefield CCG are currently reaching out to local women to find out about their experiences of postnatal care and support in the district. The CCG service are keen to reach as many women as possible to find out how they felt about the support they received and the information and advice from their midwife […]

WY-FI Project nominated for a community award

Spectrum colleagues within the West Yorkshire: Finding Independence Project (WY-FI) are set to receive an award from West Yorkshire Police for their work to support the rehabilitation of offenders. Jamie Hayward, a Navigator for WY-FI Project in Wakefield, has been invited to the District Commander’s Awards Evening on 22nd November, led by Chief Superintendent Mabs […]

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 […]

New partnership with LTHT delivering HIV care in Wakefield

From Tuesday 1st August 2017, Spectrum will be partnering up with Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) to provide specialist HIV treatment and care to those living with HIV in Wakefield. The new HIV service being delivered by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) will be running from our Trinity Walk Clinic in Wakefield. HIV patients […]