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New service to tackle alcohol related hospital admissions

People experiencing drink related illness and injury will be offered extra support from Spectrum Community Health following the announcement of an Alcohol Liaison Service with The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Launching at Pinderfields Hospital in June, the Alcohol Liaison Service will include a daily clinic which can support anyone who attends the hospital with […]

‘Stay Safe’ and get tested this Valentine’s.

Spectrum’s sexual health team will out in Wakefield City Centre on Saturday 9th February, giving advice and raising awareness about maintaining good sexual health. With romance in the air, as we approach Valentine’s Day, the main message is ‘be responsible’ and ‘Stay Safe’. The team will be at Spectrum’s mobile health unit, outside Wakefield Cathedral, […]

Access To The Contraceptive Pill For Young People

The final evaluation report of the Oral Contraception in Community Pharmacy Pilot in Southwark and Lambeth has been released and it’s caused quite a stir in the national headlines in the last week. The pilot ran between October 2009 and June 2011, with five pharmacies providing a total of 741 consultations to women aged 16 […]