Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

Huddersfield and Calderdale patients one-third more likely to have to go to A&E after being discharged on a weekend

HRI and Calderdale Royal Hospital see one-third more emergency readmissions following weekend discharges

Kirklees Council have proposed land for a traveller and gypsy site

Kirklees Local Plan: Gypsy and traveller site proposed near Birstall's Junction 27 Retail Park

Kirklees Council officials opt for traveller camps near border with Leeds, with no official sites planned for Huddersfield

The flu jab

Low flu vaccine uptake in Kirklees and Calderdale leaves majority of 'at risk' two-year-olds in danger of serious illness

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Less than half of two-years-olds with respiratory problems in Kirklees and Calderdale have received a flu vaccine


Stoptober: The NHS' top ten tip to help you quit smoking

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Sign up to the 28-day challenge and kick the habit for good with these helpful tips from the NHS

Big homes plan for Bradley Park Golf Course prompts fierce reaction by public

Anger as Kirklees Council plots plan to scrap its only public golf course to meet government house building targets

Kirklees Council plans to cut sexually transmitted infections testing budget by over a third

Council cuts sexually transmitted infections budget from £3m to £1.9m

Huddersfield and Calderdale nursing costs soar as hospital trust faces second year in debt

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Agency nursing bill rose by almost three-quarters last year

Paula Sherriff, Labour MP for Dewsbury.

Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff urges Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to reconsider junior doctor contracts

Junior doctors could lose up to 40% in real-term pay under new Government policy

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

Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff convinces WH Smith to reduce its 'outrageous' hospital shop prices

Patients and visitors paying 89p more for 750ml bottle of water and £1.50 extra for A4 refill pad at West Yorkshire hospital

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

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, cause of gonorrhoea

'Super gonorrhoea' diagnosed in West Yorkshire, Oldham and Cheshire

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Fifteen cases have been detected by Public Health England (PHE) so far, the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV said

Alison Tempest (centre right) of Golcar with her son Ryan (right)and daughter Chloe with friend, Alison Hobson and her sons Alex (left) and Toby

A biscuit could kill my son: Families tell of extreme allergies which could see just a few crumbs prove fatal

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A support group for people with life-threatening allergies is being launched in Huddersfield next week. The aim is to share information and experiences - and ultimately help to save lives

Sir Patrick Stewart is urging people to become organ donors
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’

Runner Glenn Davies, who suffered a 'silent' heart attack at Huddersfield Parkrun, in hospital just two hours later

Glenn Davies suffered a heart attack during Huddersfield Parkrun - but refused to stop until he crossed the finish line

“I was about half-a-mile from the end when I started to feel a bit strange,” said Glenn. “I would say I felt a dull ache, not a sharp pain."

Julie King had to move her car after being told spaces were only for private patients

You can park if you're private! Edgerton dental clinic reserves spaces for private clients — but told NHS patient to move her car

Julie King took her mum, who walks with a zimmer frame, to get her dentures examined — but was told she couldn't use private car park


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