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Self-care secrets – fighting for winter wellness, female style!

October 9, 2023

Kirklees women share their self-care ‘people’s prescriptions’ for feeling and staying well this winter.   In the hustle and bustle … Read more

Advice for a Healthy Back-to-School Routine: Asthma Care Tips for Parents in West Yorkshire

September 13, 2023

As summer comes to an end, parents and carers of children with asthma in West Yorkshire are offered support and … Read more

Would you know what to say to someone feeling suicidal?

September 6, 2023

  Join the effort to reduce West Yorkshire’s above-average suicide rate People across West Yorkshire are encouraged to sign up … Read more

Getting to outpatient appointment at Dewsbury, Pinderfields and Pontefract hospitals

July 24, 2023

  Making your outpatient visit easier at Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust In one of our latest projects we’ve been … Read more


We are hearing from men how they manage their health

June 26, 2023

  We are speaking to men across Kirklees and Calderdale to understand better their ability to manage their health and … Read more

Let’s hear it for men’s health

June 21, 2023

  Healthwatch would like to recognise the unique health needs of men and the great ideas you have when it comes … Read more

Two thousand carers seen and supported

June 8, 2023

Two thousand carers seen and supported Carers feel seen and widespread impact continues. The success of the carer lanyard continues … Read more

Looking for a new job as an Intelligence Officer?

April 17, 2023

Looking for a new job? We’re hiring, join our team as an intelligence officer. Job details Salary: (£26,595 fte) pro … Read more

Dying in Kirklees – What matters to you?

March 13, 2023

We think it’s essential that end-of-life care and bereavement support is driven by real experience. We want to make sure … Read more

Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale AGM

February 15, 2023

  We’re hosting our Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale 2023 AGM today.     Below is the agenda: Introductions and … Read more

Community equipment services are improving because of a partnership between Healthwatch Kirklees and Medequip

February 6, 2023

  Healthwatch Kirklees’ and Medequip are on a mission to provide the best community equipment services for people in Kirklees … Read more

People are increasingly avoiding NHS appointments and prescriptions due to cost of living

February 1, 2023

  According to national findings the number of people avoiding an NHS appointment because they can’t afford travel almost doubled … Read more

Interested in becoming our next volunteer?

January 19, 2023

Interested in doing something new in 2023, how about our latest Volunteer Vacancy? Become our next Enter and View Volunteer … Read more

The timetable for NHS strikes in January

January 17, 2023

  Regardless of any strike action, it is essential that patients who need urgent medical care continue to seek help … Read more

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