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Restructure at Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale

January 19, 2022

  Our Chief Executive, Helen Hunter left in December 2021 and the organisation has been restructured so that we now … Read more

Health and wellbeing in Kirklees

December 30, 2021

Healthwatch Kirklees has partnered with Kirklees Council to try and find out what people in Kirklees want for their future … Read more

A very fond farewell…

December 17, 2021

Today is 17th December 2021, and it is my last working day for Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale, and I feel … Read more

We are recruiting

November 19, 2021

Healthwatch Kirklees are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and passionate communications officer for a 12 month fixed term contract. If … Read more


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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Royal Voluntary Home Library Service Kirklees

October 14, 2021

Royal Voluntary Home Library Service Kirklees brings local libraries into people’s homes. It is a service run by Royal Voluntary … Read more

See me, Support me

October 14, 2021

Would you wear a ‘carer lanyard’ so that health and care staff can see at a glance that you’re a … Read more

Do you want to make a difference and improve your care equipment?

October 7, 2021

Calling Kirklees residents your thoughts and opinions on mobility aids and community care equipment in Kirklees are needed.   Healthwatch … Read more

Covid-19 Update: Vaccinations for 12-15 year olds

September 30, 2021

Covid-19 Update: Vaccinations for 12-15-year-olds in Kirklees Update for Kirklees November 2021 Kirklees council has issued some useful new information … Read more

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 … Read more

Choose well, your mental health matters

September 15, 2021

  Local NHS Trust debuts mental health guide to help you to  ‘choose well.’  Your mental health matters and this … Read more

Concerned about suicide? Support is available

September 10, 2021

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership launch a regional suicide prevention portal at https://suicidepreventionwestyorkshire.co.uk/   This World Suicide … Read more

What should you expect when waiting for planned care?

September 8, 2021

Are you waiting for planned care? Waiting for planned medical care or surgery can be a difficult and often stressful … Read more

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