News

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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14.02.2020

Boost for cancer diagnosis health technology

Are you interested in talking to us about emerging cancer diagnosis health technology?  ———————–This is not a medical trial————————- We are looking for people who have an interest in new ways of testing for cancer. …

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05.02.2020

North Kirklees GP practice strikes gold

Photo: Nick Gwatkin holds award with members of the practice team, CCG staff and Claudia Carvell from LGBT Foundation.   Blackburn Road Medical Centre has become the first GP practice in Kirklees to be awarded…

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20.12.2019

Do you struggle with your medicines?

The NHS wants to hear your personal experiences as a patient or carer. What you tell them will help to produce a national NHS report for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care….

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