News

26.08.2020

How to get help this August bank holiday

NHS North Kirklees and NHS Greater Huddersfield CCGs are reminding people that the NHS is still here for you this August bank holiday.       For many, the August bank holiday is the last chance to enjoy…

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14.07.2020

Survey of autistic people’s experiences of barriers to urgent, crisis and emergency care launched

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) has launched a survey for autistic people to tell us whether they experience barriers to access when trying to use urgent, emergency or crisis care services for…

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29.06.2020

Learning Disabilities Week 2020 Zoom Call

For Learning Disabilities Week 2020 we organised a Zoom call with some people we have met through the telephone befriending scheme. Clare Costello led the call which asked participants to share something that they were…

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01.05.2020

Additional support for health and social care staff and volunteers

Support for health and social care staff and volunteers in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield has also been put in place. All healthcare workers, those working in care homes, providing home care (domiciliary care) and the…

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01.05.2020

New investment to boost mental health services in Kirklees

NHS Commissioners in Greater Huddersfield, North Kirklees, Calderdale, Wakefield, Leeds and Barnsley have invested almost half a million pounds into a new mental health helpline for local residents. The contact worth £490,000 to provide a…

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01.05.2020

GP practices remind local people to get care when they need it

GP practices in Kirklees are reminding patients to get in touch if they need medical help. The plea comes in response to new findings that four in ten people are too concerned about being a…

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23.04.2020

Celebrating Covid Heroes

Many thanks to everyone who nominated in our Covid Heroes campaign. We wanted to celebrate all of the fantastic work happening around Kirklees. The two winners were: Surraya Patel  Adam Ahmed Patel Here is a…

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20.03.2020

GP practices in Kirklees respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

GP Practices in Kirklees are responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19) by following national advice from NHS England and the Government. Practices are providing a ‘total triage system.’ This means patients will receive a consultation either on…

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17.03.2020

Changes at Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale during the coronavirus outbreak

It’s important to Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale that we follow the guidance and advice issued by the government, Public Health England (PHE) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), as it helps us to take the right steps…

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28.02.2020

Tide – Together in dementia everyday

TIDE – together in dementia everyday Tide – together in dementia every day – is the UK wide involvement network for carers and former carers of people living with dementia.    The overall aim of the…

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