Entries by Rabab Hussain

Spectrum’s Stella is ‘Nurse leader of the Year’

Huge congratulations to Stella Hannaway, our Head of Transformation in HMP Liverpool, who was crowned “Nurse Leader of the Year” at the Nursing Times Awards 2019! Stella attended the glittering Nursing Times ceremony in London last night, where she was joined by Belinda Loftus, our Cluster Manager for Sexual Health, and hundreds of other healthcare […]

Spectrum to lead new partnership for North East Prisons healthcare services

Spectrum Community Health CIC has been awarded the contract to lead and deliver healthcare services at 7 prisons in the North East. Spectrum will lead a partnership with key providers: Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) and Humankind. The new partnership will see further integration throughout healthcare in 7 prisons – HMPs […]

Spectrum is in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in the UK

Spectrum is pleased to announce they feature in this year’s Employee Ownership Top 50 as one of the fifty largest employee-owned companies in the UK, ranking at 42 in the list. The Top 50, compiled annually by employee ownership advisers RM2 in partnership with the EOA, covers independent UK-registered companies that are at least 25% […]

Spectrum celebrates visible recovery at the Annual Recovery Games

Spectrum Recovery Service staff and service users from across the North West joined the annual Recovery Games (organised by Aspire), this year held in Doncaster in August, sporting Spectrum’s new service branding. The Spectrum team competed in a range of challenges throughout the day, including a kayak relay, archery competition, Colour Run and climbing wall activity. This was […]

Spectrum hosts national NMP Forum

Spectrum hosted the National Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescribing Forum in Wakefield in July. Nurses from Spectrum’s Alcohol Liaison Service (based in Wakefield) led the regional meeting for Non-Medical Prescribers (NMPs), which focused on learning and development and sharing good practice. NMP’s from across the North of England learnt more about Alcohol Liaison Services and their […]

Safer Prescribing Conference

Over 80 guests attended Spectrum’s Safer Prescribing Event at the end of June, organised in partnership with NHS England. This event was aimed at prescribers and stakeholders working in secure environments across the North of England, covering several areas of best practice and focusing on harm prevention. Topics included Mental Health prescribing for patients with […]

Spectrum Learn & Develop launches

Spectrum Learn & Develop launches Substance Misuse training to extend under transfer from RCGP to Spectrum Learn & Develop Healthcare professionals nationally are set to benefit from an exciting new venture by the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners), who will transfer the management and coordination of its popular Substance Misuse and Associated Health (SMAH) […]