Entries by Rabab Hussain

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, […]

Impact Report 2020

Impact Report 2020 Spectrum has published its latest Impact Report, detailing some of the key achievements and innovations delivered by the award-winning social enterprise, as it looks forward to celebrating 10 Years on 1st April 2021. Highlights include: Being in the Top 50 largest Employee-Owned companies in the UK (for the 3rd year) Glowing Staff Survey […]

Electronic health apps: exploring the evidence

Spectrum’s Transform Research Alliance publishes Rapid Reviews on diverse topics. This month, we’re taking a look at the evidence analysing e-Health interventions for Physical Health. October’s Rapid Review outlines a variety of different e-health interventions for physical health indicators (obesity, diet and smoking status) and analyses their effectiveness. Using data collected from 70 articles across […]