Radiographers on strike outside Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as part of the nationwide strike for a pay rise. Picture shows Vicky Woodward in front of colleagues.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radiographers strike in protest at pay

Second week of action begins by NHS x-ray, MRI and CT scanning staff

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

Cigarettes, smoking

Calderdale Council becomes first in UK to offer stop smoking sessions to cigarette litter bugs

Littering usually leads to a £80 fine, but will now lead to stop smoking sessions in Calderdale

Unison says "real poverty problem" for NHS workers

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Half are working second jobs union claims

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

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours


One in three emergency ambulance calls in Huddersfield missed NHS target

Health officials say moves underway to speed up response times

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Doctors in Huddersfield and Calderdale set for industrial action

  • NHS

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

Strike will cause a delay in ambulance response times on Monday morning

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Strike action is part of wider NHS protest

Cigarettes, smoking

No ifs, no butts: smokers caught dropping stubs in Calderdale streets will be given the chance to quit the habit rather than pay a fine

Currently if anyone is caught dropping a cigarette end they are issued with a fixed penalty notice of £80, payable within 14 days

Denis Kilcommons: Why the NHS is still the best health system in the world

The NHS is the envy of the world and yet it seems it is permanently under threat

Union dubs Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital team's ten day USA trip as a "junket"

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Unison claims cost could have funded three nurses for a year

Travis Goddard

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

Almondbury youngster left with cerebal palsy after birth problems

Dewsbury District Hospital

Hospital midwife who walked out on sick tots to go babysitting is struck-off

  • NHS

Regulator acts after experienced sister Ruth Baker abandoned unit to babysit for her cousin

Business Profile: Liz Burns and Scott Laidlaw at Diamonds & Dusters

They’ve got grand designs for boosting their business

Mirfield's boy Sam Bottomley one step closer to dream of walking

Six-year-old Sam has undergone a six-hour operation to overcome the crippling muscle spasms to his legs caused by cerebral palsy

Mirfield dentist sued for £11,500 after botched extraction left patient in pain for nine months

Przemyslaw Mirus sued dentist Thomas Willan, of David Wood Dental Practice in Mirfield


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