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The Kirkwood got in touch with Healthwatch Kirklees to ask if we could support them to gather feedback about their services. They have recently rebranded and have many new plans for the service. The Kirkwood felt that working in partnership would help them to reach more people and, as Healthwatch Kirklees is an independent organisation, people would feel comfortable giving us their views.

By Healthwatch Kirklees
Social care Engagement

If there is one issue that defines Healthwatch in Kirklees, it is access to NHS Dentistry. It was the first thing that people said to us when we started in 2013, and people ring us every single week looking for NHS dentists in Kirklees.

By Healthwatch Kirklees
Dentistry Engagement

To gather a full understanding of the experience of health and care services during the Covid-19 outbreak, over a period over of 12 weeks (end of May to end of August 2020) Healthwatch Kirklees used a variety of different engagement approaches and tools including a survey and virtual focus groups to talk to people living and working in Kirklees.

By Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale
Covid-19 Engagement

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What we know about the Covid-19 boosters in Kirklees and your Winter Wellness

October 26, 2021
  Information and Guidance Plan B, Booster Campaigns, and Booster uptake rates what does it all mean? To help you know where to turn here is a summary of useful information [icon name="user-nurse" style="solid" class="" unprefixed_class=""] COVID-19 If you are looking for: the latest information about boosters in Kirklees: https://www.kirkleesccg.nhs.uk/news/boosters-get-underway-to-protect-people-in-kirklees/ a link to the national…

Could missing routine diabetes checks be putting you at risk?

November 4, 2021
Now is the time to get your routine diabetes checks. World Diabetes Awareness Day started in 1991 in response to the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered the treatment for type 1 diabetes - insulin (with Charles Best). A…

Are you helping young people in Kirklees look out for eachother?

September 20, 2021
Help young people in Kirklees look out for each other ‘Looking out for each other’ – a new campaign for young people Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) launched the ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign. This inspired over 49,000 people to get involved by making…

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We collate as much information and guidance about COVID-19 as we can. National and local government guidance as well as links for health services affected. Contact us if you think there is anything missing or you have any questions regarding the information. 

 

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