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

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service too slow in responding to life-threatening emergencies

Emergency operations director Andrew Simpson told a Kirklees Council health scrutiny panel that YAS was ‘as prepared as (it) could be’

Growing Works: Pictured is James Taylor, 9, from Huddersfield, Lucas Town,8, from Huddersfield, Millie Ebanks, 10, from Dewsbury, Mia Ebanks, 8, from Dewsbury, Marcus Ebanks, 3, from Dewsbury

Shepley charity Growing Works blossoms after Kirklees funding boost

Health bodies and council aim to support community projects

Kirklees mental health facility could be downsized and nurses made redundant

Health bosses reveal bed cuts plan for Enfield Downs in Honley

The trust is now predicting a £23m deficit for the end of this year

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs told to slash even deeper as NHS plans "simply unaffordable"

Finance chiefs told to freeze recruitment except for "essential vacancies".

Kirklees NHS chiefs admit not enough is spent on children's mental health

Ongoing review aims to boost funding and plug gaps in service

Only three GPs are on duty for house calls on weekday evenings and four at weekends

Only three GPs doing out-of-hours house calls across Huddersfield

Almost 200 patients waited over six hours for late night or weekend care

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Angry hospital chiefs to mount official challenge in row over £238m Kirklees care deal

Bad blood intensifies after Care Closer To Home contract handed to Locala

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Locala officially announced as winner of £238m Kirklees care deal

More finance woe for hospital bosses as they miss out on lucrative contract

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter


Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent