First shared lay members appointed for local CCGs

NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and NHS North Kirklees CCG have welcomed their first Governing Body lay members in a shared role.   Beth Hewitt and Hilary Thompson have been appointed as members of the Governing…

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Healthwatch helps West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership hear the voices of local people

The NHS is increasingly making decisions more regionally, so West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership wanted to make sure that local people’s views about the NHS Long Term Plan were heard. They asked…

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Keeping Adults Safe in Kirklees – Adult Safeguarding Week (24th-28th June 2019)

  Go along to the Keeping Adults Safe in Kirklees event which will be taking place on Wednesday 26th June 2019. We will be attending this event. The poster below gives you more information on…

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West Yorkshire based sexual violence charity research shows its men’s teletherapy service works well

  Survivors West Yorkshire, the Yorkshire region’s ONLY online specialist support service for male survivors of child sexual abuse, publishes independent evaluation of Ben’s Place. The organisation, which promotes the public awareness message, “sexual abuse…

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New home oxygen service provider appointed

  NHS North Kirklees and NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have awarded the contract for the Home Oxygen Assessment and Review Service for patients in the Kirklees area to Baywater Healthcare. All clinical…

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We are recruiting

Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale are recruiting 3 part-time Engagement and Information Officers. We are looking to employ people who are keenly interested in helping people to have their say about NHS and social care…

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We’re Proud To Be ‘Looking Out For Our Neighbours’

  We are excited to announce that we are supporting a brand new community campaign from West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership. What is the campaign about? ‘Looking out for our Neighbours’ is…

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One you Campaign

One you is a NHS campaign about helping you make small changes that fit your life, so you feel better and healthier, every day. Below is more Information on the campaign. Modern life makes it…

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NHS Healthy Ageing and Healthy Caring Guides

  It can be harder for older people to stay fit and well throughout the colder months. It’s important that older people and their families and carers are supported to stay well throughout winter. The…

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Hospital reconfiguration awarded funds of £22 million

  Last year local councillors asked Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group (GH CCG) to look for alternative funding options (other than a PFI deal) for the Right Care, Right Time, and Right Place reconfiguration. In…

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