Hands Off HRI: Public consultation delayed until end of February

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Hands off HRI: MPs slam PFI deal and Huddersfield NHS managers during Parliament debate

Colne Valley MP says Calderdale PFI is ‘dodgy deal set to cost lives’

Hands Off HRI: Meet the health chiefs who decide the future of your hospital

Sixteen GPs plus former nurses, accountant and NHS managers will decide whether Huddersfield A&E closes

Ashleigh Care Home, Stile Common Road, Newsome

One in seven care home beds lost in Kirklees - amid rising demand

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Home closures add to pressure on elderly care services

Mike Ramsden, chairman of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital Trust

Hands off HRI: NHS boss urges Huddersfield GPs to "be brave" and drop their plans

Former Holmfirth resident says CCG not acting in best interests of its own patients

Dr Steve Ollerton

Kirklees health chiefs urge people to think of vulnerable neighbours in run-up to Christmas

Look after your health to ease pressure on NHS over festive period

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

Huddersfield and Calderdale health bosses remain tight-lipped over which A&E unit will close

Plans expected to go public next month - but hospital chiefs refuse to say which hospital will provide emergency services

Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax
Private firms bidding for NHS work

Almost 60% of Huddersfield GP surgeries face budget cuts

Some 22 out of 38 practices face budget cuts over next three years

Women in Kirklees warned on life-saving breast cancer tests

A quarter not turning up for appointments in Kirklees

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield

Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital bosses admit one A&E department could temporarily close due to staff shortages

Emergencies will be blue lighted to the nearest available casualty department if low staffing causes safety concerns

Hands of elderly woman dispensing pills from a medicine jar.

Huddersfield GPs warn over NHS deal with drug companies

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Doctors express concern that profits could come before patients

A police station cell

Huddersfield pilot scheme to keep mentally ill suspects out of police cells becomes permanent

Nurses will accompany police when suspects are thought to have mental health problems

Huddersfield and Calderdale health services face £155million funding gap over next five years

Startling revelation as health chiefs put hospital services shake-up plan on ice

The land at Bradley for sale through Walker Singleton

Land at Bradley for business park expansion on market at £2.5m

Kirklees Council-owned land at Bradley Business Park is for sale with a £2.5m price tag

Private firms bidding for NHS work

A&E shake-up plans for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals could be delayed until December

The proposals have been delayed because the hospital trust has been unable to submit a plan demonstrating that it was financially sustainable

Mums-to-be urged to have their say on planned closure of Huddersfield Royal Infirmary early pregnancy services

Services for mums suffering miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies to be moved to Halifax


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