Huddersfield health workers set for second walk-out on Monday as unions step up action

Patients advised to attend Monday morning appointments unless they hear otherwise

Owen Williams, new chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Investigation launched as Huddersfield hospital bosses admit they will be £4m in the red by 2015

NHS regulator calls for greater pace of change for HRI and CRH restructure

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Private firms battling for £284,000,000 NHS deal for Huddersfield and Kirklees

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NHS activists in Huddersfield have said there “is no place for private profit in the provision of health and social care” and called on Kirklees and Calderdale councils to use their powers to stop the tendering process

Clarification for Calderdale And Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

The clarification relates to the job roles of 13 members of hospital staff who went on a £39,000, 10-day trip to the USA

The skyline of New York City
Sir Jimmy Savile in a special interview with Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radio presenter Laurie Stead and his friend George Lee in the 1960s

Jimmy Savile abuse claims emerge at former Halifax hospital

Police to investigate Calderdale and Huddersfield Hospital Trust as 12 new NHS groups implicated

Indicative site layout of the proposed redevelopment of the St Luke's Hospital site at Crosland Moor.

Huge housing plan on St Luke's Hospital site at Crosland Moor may not be viable - due to affordable housing, claims report

Question mark over whether affordable housing will be included in the scheme - now hospital and developer must wait for council to decide what happens

The Ebola virus viewed under a microscope
Strike action

Kirklees and Calderdale NHS staff among 500,000 to go on strike on Monday

The strike, from 7am to 11am on Monday, is the first large scale NHS action since 1974

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Is it a jolly or vital? Unions and hospital bosses disagree as 14 hospital staff jet off on 10-day fact finding trip to the USA

Doctors and managers' trip to evaluate new IT systems comes as watchdog monitors Trust's finances

Halifax Town Hall

Calderdale schools get sex factor with pioneering play

Calderdale students are to get the sex factor when a theatre show comes to town to teach them about safe sex

Princess Royal Hospital

Huddersfield hospital chiefs negotiating for new town centre building to host mothballed Princess Royal services

Health services to be split between existing Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and new site

Disabled Huddersfield teen faces missing out on trip of a lifetime as NHS wheelchair wrangle rumbles on

The girl, who suffers with cerebral palsy, has been waiting since May for a larger manual chair but has been left in limbo amid the privatisation of Huddersfield and Calderdale’s wheelchair service

Dewsbury District Hospital
The delay in consultation, which was due this autumn, was announced late last week
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley


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