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Annual General Meeting

May 14, 2024

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15th May 2024 at 4:30 PM via Zoom.  If you … Read more

People’s experience of end of life care in West Yorkshire

April 9, 2024

Trigger warning – These documents include details about death and dying, which some people may find distressing to read. The … Read more

We’re hiring – Intelligence Officer for Healthwatch Kirklees and Calderdale

March 20, 2024

Job description   Title: Intelligence Officer Reports to: Operations Manager & Directors Hours: Total hours 37 – currently a 12-month … Read more

Share your hospital to social care discharge stories

March 20, 2024

Healthwatch Kirklees and Calderdale’s latest work is focused on people’s experience of discharge from hospital and the social care services … Read more


We’re excited to announce Healthwatch Kirklees is in line for a national impact award

January 31, 2024

  We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you: Healthwatch Kirklees has been nominated for a national award … Read more

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

How to make a complaint to the NHS about primary care services (GP, pharmacy, dentist, optician)

July 4, 2023

UPDATE FROM NHS ENGLAND Information provided by NHS England, 1 July 2023: You have the right to complain about any aspect … 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

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