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 […]

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

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 […]