Entries by Amy Johnson

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yorkshire vaccination centre reaches 50,000th patient

On 26th January, local healthcare services opened West Yorkshire’s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination centre. Three months on, staff have vaccinated 50,000 people at the Wakefield site.  Wakefield together against COVID-19 The vaccination premises (Navigation Walk) is the corporate headquarters of Spectrum Community Health. Converted from office space into a vaccination hub, the first floor of the […]

Love in lockdown: Valentine’s campaign

Valentine’s Day may look a little different this year – how we interact with each other, the way we celebrate the day and even the way we feel may be affected. COVID-19 and lockdown can put a huge strain on relationships, but this Valentine’s day we’re making sure it’s still enjoyable in a safe, fun […]

Build the Future: National Apprenticeship Week

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! To support the national ‘Build the Future’ Apprenticeship campaign, Spectrum will be sharing information about all things apprenticeship this week – including showcasing some of our own apprentices and sharing information about national and NHS pathways. So what are Apprenticeships? Apprenticeships are learning opportunities which can help you to develop further […]