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The Skills Network partners with The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation to offer free mental health courses

The UK’s largest online learning provider, The Skills Network, has joined forces with The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation to offer free mental health awareness courses in the region. The Skills Network, who already has partnerships with the likes of NHS, Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, The Castleford Tigers, and now the

Experts warn pandemic has put ticking time-bomb on Yorkshire’s eye health

Thousands of people across Yorkshire could be walking around with undetected serious eye and health conditions, such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and even heart disease, because they've missed their regular eye test during the pandemic. Survey findings released by Specsavers indicate more than a third of those in

Construction starts on new care home

Exemplar Health Care, a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex needs, has today (9th April) announced that construction has begun for a new care home in South Elmsall, Pontefract. Bennett Court, based on Ash Grove, will be Exemplar Health Care’s sixth home in West

Selby optician invests £45,000 into 3D eye scanning equipment

Specsavers Selby has announced a £45,000 investment into an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) 3D scanner, which will allow the store’s optometrists to undertake Specsavers’ most advanced eye test for customers. The installation marks the 900th Specsavers store location in the UK and Ireland to have the technology and

Law firm and Suicide Prevention Organisation team up to improve mental health

Leeds based Thrive Law and The Jordan Legacy CIC have come together to help Yorkshire based companies create 100 new Mental Health First Aiders during 2021. Thrive's Founder and Managing Partner, Jodie Hill and The Jordan Legacy's Steve Phillip, came together following the loss of Steve's 34 year old son

Students are lifeline for those receiving care in the community

Five students from Keighley College have been providing tailored support to members of the community during the pandemic, as part of their health and social care work placement. Taking on the role of complex care support workers, the students have been working part-time at community-centered organisation, Personalized Care Services, to

David’s career switch from music teacher to funeral director

Before becoming a funeral director with Full Circle Funerals in Harrogate, David Moon was a music teacher in South West London. He moved to Yorkshire with his wife and two young children to be closer to family. We caught up with him to find out more about his career change