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Surviving your first year as a Nurse

Becoming a nurse is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. After years of nursing school, you’re finally ready to apply what you’ve learned in a real medical environment. While the first year can be incredibly challenging, there are ways to cope. Get Comfortable Asking Questions One of the best

Accelerator programme selects innovations to support the NHS recover from COVID-19

An innovative physiotherapy platform, a device measuring vital signs and a digital health platform supporting women with chronic gynaecological conditions, are some of the innovations selected for Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network’s digital health accelerator programme, Propel@YH. Ten SMEs have been selected for the programme who

The impact of diet on mental health and anxiety

Dr Michael Mosley, the well-known medical science presenter, journalist and author, appeared at the Online Global Stress & Wellbeing Summit hosted by the International Stress Management Association (ISMAUK) on Thursday 4th November. His talk, Eating Your Way to Better Health, focused on the roles food and diet play in our

Lawyers urge patients of dismissed Leeds shoulder surgeon to come forward

Patients who may have been treated by a Leeds-based surgeon specialising in trauma and orthopaedic procedures are being encouraged to come forward over concerns about the care or treatment they experienced. Specialist medical negligence solicitors at Leeds law firm, Ison Harrison, have already been instructed to act on behalf of

Pharmacist acquires two sites with funding from Unity Trust Bank

The owner of a pharmacy, which provided Covid jabs to remote villagers in Yorkshire to save them travelling to large vaccination sites, has acquired two new businesses following a six-figure loan from Unity Trust Bank. The £448,000 funding package has enabled pharmacist, Sachin Tammewar, to add Steeton and Goxhill

Good-hearted chemical company extends defib rollout

A North Yorkshire chemical company has completed its rollout of life-saving defibrillators with an installation on its own premises. After installing four defibrillators in surrounding villages, providing around 9000 people access to the critical equipment, Airedale Chemical has installed a defibrillator in its offices providing potentially heart-starting opportunities to workers

Wakefield College hosts pop-up vaccine clinic for students

Wakefield College continues to play its part in the fight against COVID-19 as it recently hosted a pop-up vaccine clinic for students aged 16 or 17. Wakefield College Principal and Chief Executive, Sam Wright said: “Covid rates continue to be a concern for our communities; particularly amongst young people, and