Parking charges

Why did Calderdale Council wait so long to tell us people about parking fee suspension?

The council last week told people that the fines they had received could be illegal - a month after they received the advice

The ladies taking part in the charity fashion show

WATCH: breast cancer patients dazzle in charity fashion show in Huddersfield

All eyes were on the models who stole the show at the 9th annual Fashion Show hosted by the breast care nursing team at HRI and CRH

Strike by NHS staff. Striking staff outside Huddersfield Ambulance Station, Marsh.
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Doctors in Huddersfield and Calderdale set for industrial action

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The action concides with the strike of thousands of local NHS workers tomorrow

The Ebola virus viewed under a microscope
Calderdale Royal Hospital

Dialysis patients at Calderdale Royal Hospital missing appointments due to problem parkers

Paul Taylor, secretary of West Riding Kidney Patient Association, has written to the chief executive to highlight his concerns

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

cash, money

Calderdale parking charges suspended and 7,000 fines could be refunded after council enforcement error revealed

Officers have realised the on-street charges in Halifax town centre and Skircoat near Calderdale Royal Hospital cannot be legally enforced

33 breast cancer patients to take to the catwalk for emotional fashion show fundraiser

Huddersfield and Calderdale women strut their stuff in defiance of cancer diagnosis

The skyline of New York City

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

Travis Goddard

Huddersfield hospital chiefs admit failings that left baby Travis brain-damaged

Almondbury youngster left with cerebal palsy after birth problems

Freak ladder fall ends in leg amputation for Will Binns after doctors spot tumour

A teenager's fall from a ladder led to a diagnosis of a rare cancer which led to surgeons amputating his leg

Macmillan coffee mornings the big thing in Huddersfield

Thousands raised for cancer charity

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Huddersfield and Halifax hospital trust to recruit 70 more nurses in £1.5m drive

The recruitment is to ensure the care at the Trust is as safe and effective as it can be for patients across the area after national cases where there had been failings

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Are health changes just shifting care responsibility onto local council?

First joint meeting of Kirklees and Calderdale Scrutiny Panels looks at community care and future hospital services

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

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Huddersfield eye surgeon Dr Fayyaz Musa

Huddersfield eye surgeon Dr Fayyaz Musa gives gift of sight back with amazing procedure

The innovation – called descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) – saw him transplant a single layer of cells the width of one tenth of a human hair onto the eye

Sloppy mashed potato and soggy vegetables will become a thing of the past for hospital patients and staff under new rules to banish unacceptable food in the NHS.

Among the worst: Huddersfield Royal Infirmary hospital food slated - by the NHS

The NHS Choices website has released ratings for hospitals’ food which revealed Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI) as “among the worst” for its quality of food


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