Season’s Greetings!

All of us here at Spectrum Community Health CIC wish our amazing staff, partners, service users and volunteers happiness and peace this festive season. In warm appreciation of your support during the past year, we extend our very best wishes to you and your loved ones. Merry Christmas!

10 Peaks Commemorative Booklet

As part of Spectrum’s 10 year celebrations, Chief Executive, Dr Linda Harris, undertook a ‘10 Peaks In 10 Days’ challenge this summer to raise funds for our chosen charity of the year – Cancer Research UK (CRUK). Between 18th – 27th June, Dr Linda climbed ten of the most iconic mountains/fells in the Lake District, […]

Spectrum’s Kim crowned “Nurse Manager of the Year”!

Congratulations to Kim Hogg, Acting Head of Healthcare in HMP Low Newton, who was named “Nurse Manager of the Year” at the Nursing Times Workforce Awards last night! Kim won this Award for her excellent work in improving care for women during her career at HMP Low Newton, where she has worked since the mid-2000s. […]

Success at ‘Connected on Inclusion’ Awards

Spectrum’s Head of Marketing, Nasar Haq, was awarded ‘Role Model of the Year’ at West Yorkshire and Harrogate Race Equality Network’s ‘Connected on Inclusion’ Awards 2021, on Friday. The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of those who have made a difference to race equality across the region. Nasar was nominated for ‘Role Model of […]

Success for Wakefield Research partners at the Pharma Times Awards!

Congratulations to our partners across the Wakefield Together network, who were collectively crowned “Clinical Site Team of the Year” at the Pharma Times Awards in September! The Wakefield Research network picked up the top prize for their work co-delivering the PROVENT COVID-19 Antibody Trial in 2020.  Spectrum was a key delivery partner in the PROVENT project, led […]

Rhubarb Radio visit the Wakefield Vaccine Centre

Earlier this week, we had the fantastic team at Rhubarb Radio visit our COVID 19 Vaccination Centre in Navigation Walk to speak to patients about their vaccination experience. Supporting the COVID-19 Vaccination drive in Wakefield is a true partnership effort and we’re thankful to everyone who shared their views, as well as our vaccination team […]

Kim and Sue, our incredible two!

Congratulations are in order for Kim Hogg, Interim Head of Healthcare at HMP Low Newton, and Sue Thornley, Head of Healthcare at HMP Kirkham, who have both been shortlisted in the Nurse Manager of the Year category at the Nursing Times Workforce Awards 2021! Kim As a pivotal figure at Low Newton, Kim was nominated […]

Root out Racism

  Partners across Wakefield are backing a new movement that will challenge racism and address health inequalities in the district. “Root Out Racism” is being launched by the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership and West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit, which works to improve people’s health and wellbeing in Wakefield, Bradford, Calderdale, Harrogate, […]

Nursing team transforms prison healthcare to land national award

  Spectrum Community Health CIC is celebrating after one of their primary care nursing teams were awarded silver medals from the prestigious Chief Nursing Officer awards. The team were rewarded for their outstanding work in transforming the prison health service at HMP Liverpool, a prison that had previously been monitored under special measures. Spectrum is […]