Spectrum Community Health CIC provides advice, care and treatment through a range of health and wellbeing services for the people of Wakefield on behalf of the NHS. We use our flexibility as a social enterprise to be responsive to the needs of our local community, extending beyond traditional healthcare boundaries to deliver care that is personalised, evolving and effective.
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The first Communities of Practice Network Meeting, organised by Macmillan and supported by Spectrum, was held in Manchester on July 6, to improve end-of-life and palliative care in prisons.
Wakefield’s Workplace Wellness Programme has been launched at the first ever Wellness Summit on 5th July. The Wellness Programme, which is being led by Spectrum Community Health CIC on behalf of the Health & Wellbeing Board and the Connecting Care Partnership, is an initiative to boost health and wellbeing for public sector staff working in the District by offering them comprehensive Wellness Checks.
Spectrum’s new sexual health clinic at Trinity Walk was officially opened by Leader of the Council, Councillor Peter Box on Wednesday 29th June 2016. Following Public Health England’s (PHE) recommendation to raise awareness about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and regular testing, the opening ceremony focused on the importance of sexual health advice and encouraging people to look after their health including sexual health.
Spectrum was able to enjoy another fantastic year of activities and events celebrating Armed Forces Day on 25 June. Spectrum’s Inspiring Recovery team were on hand in Pontefract to deliver advice on addiction recovery, as well as representatives from our charity Spectrum People who were able to spread the word about key local initiatives.