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 […]

Cervical screening programme is a success in Styal

An innovative cervical screening system implemented by Spectrum in HMP Styal has seen a dramatic rise in the number of prisoners being tested. Specialist nurse practitioner Nicola Shufflebotham and health promotion lead Jo Harwood, both from Spectrum, set up a more targeted and personal approach to  improve cervical screening uptake at the prison for female […]

Nurse Leader of the Year receives an MBE

Spectrum Community Health CIC’s Head of Transformation at HMP Liverpool, Stella Hannaway, has been awarded an MBE for services to prison healthcare. Her MBE was announced in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, released on Friday 11 June. Stella joined Spectrum in 2015 from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is currently leading health and social […]

Spectrum’s Chief Executive joins top SME Leaders 20

Spectrum’s Chief Executive, Dr Linda Harris OBE, has been named amongst the SME Leaders 20! The SME Leaders 20 (Small and Medium Enterprises) is a ‘leaderboard of business excellence’ created to identify and celebrate the achievements of individual and business leadership teams before, during and as we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Judges were […]