Winners at the NIHR Research Awards!

Congratulations to our Clinical Research team and all partners in the Wakefield Together Research Partnership, joint winners at the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Research Awards last night! The Partnership won the “Contribution to COVID-19 Research” category for their work on the Phase III PROVENT Antibody Study – a trial which recruited the first patient in […]

Spectrum’s Belinda becomes Nurse Representative

Belinda Loftus (Cluster Manager for Spectrum’s Sexual Health Services) has been appointed as a Nurse Representative to the Board of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH). This important role helps to ensure that nurses have a voice in organisations which are medic-heavy, as nurses make up the majority of the Sexual Health […]

Navigation Walk Vaccination Centre reaches one-year anniversary

West Yorkshire’s first large-scale vaccination centre marks 12 months of providing life-saving COVID-19 jabs to people across Wakefield today. Thousands of people have been vaccinated since Navigation Walk, headquarters of Spectrum Community Health CIC, opened its doors on 26 January 2021. Staff from The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Spectrum Community Health CIC have […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

West Yorkshire’s first large-scale Vaccination Centre launches in Wakefield

On Tuesday 26th January, Navigation Walk (Spectrum’s Head Office) opened its doors as the first large-scale vaccination centre in West Yorkshire. Transformed into a clinical setting, the first floor of Navigation Walk is the first of four COVID-19 Vaccination centres to open in West Yorkshire – meaning thousands more appointments can be offered to patients […]