Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

  • NHS

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources

Ambulance

One in three emergency ambulance calls in Huddersfield missed NHS target

Health officials say moves underway to speed up response times

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

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

Huddersfield and Dewsbury GP closures leaves hundreds without a doctor

  • NHS

Patients failing to re-register after surgeries close

Dewsbury District Hospital

Disabled teen could miss holiday of a lifetime because of Huddersfield wheelchair service delays

Anger at lengthy wait for 14-year-old's chair amid privatisation of NHS service

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

1 in 4 Huddersfield patients struggle to get doctors appointment, new figures show

Hundreds can't get through on phone lines or book to see doc the same day

50/50 chance of getting NHS hospital appointment, Huddersfield health chiefs admit

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs move to improve availability

Dr Steve Ollerton

Top GP claims Huddersfield patients forced to go private for outpatient appointments

Dr Steve Ollerton said he did not think there was a choice for Huddersfield patients anymore as HRI and CRH were rarely able to match the availability of the private providers

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Health chiefs consider views from 1000 people over hospital plans for Huddersfield and Calderdale

Consultation period ends over hospital plans in Calderdale and Huddersfield

Dr Steve Ollerton

Top Huddersfield doctors warn increasing amount of people too "knackered" to work to retirement

Health chiefs claim people need to learn how to look after themselves

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton

Healthwatch Kirklees accuses Huddersfield health chiefs of "failing to communicate" shake-up plans

Director, Rory Deighton, says A&E closure just small part of proposal

Le Tour de France logo

Huddersfield health chiefs advise patients to be Tour De France ready

Stock up with medicine and be safe in the sun

Sir Steve Redgrave

Diabetes myths busted as Huddersfield health chiefs bid to tackle growing levels of sufferers

  • NHS

Diabetes Week set to boost awareness of condition

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