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Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Huddersfield women needing surgical abortions now have to travel to Manchester or Leeds until new provider gets clinic in town

Charity Marie Stopes takes over service from hospital without any clinic in town - but wants to open one above former Huddersfield Town shop on Cloth Hall Street


Huddersfield and Calderdale women up to date with smear tests

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Good news in cervical screening survey

Locala earns IIP silver award

Locala Community Partnerships is now among the top 15% of firms in the UK accredited with Investors in People

Holme House Care Home, Oxford Rd, Gomersal.

Kirklees care home nurse who failed to ring 999 for dying patient escapes permanent ban

Watchdog disagrees with the coroner's court over seriousness of incident at care home

Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

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Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

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Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

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Huddersfield patient waiting more than a year for NHS treatment - but you're not allowed to know why

A spokesman declined to give reasons for the slow service but said it was “appropriate”

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Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

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Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Olivia Glennie became a transplant donor after her tragic death

Family of Newsome teen Olivia Glennie receive award after organ donation decision saved lives of three others

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The family later received a letter telling them their decision had helped a mum in her 20s with a young child, a man in his 30s and a 13-year-old girl

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Locala wins Investor in People silver status

Community healthcare operator Locala has ajoined the top 15% of companies in the UK accredited to Investorsin People

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service chief executive David Whiting steps down

NHS Trust chief quits saying organisation needs "fresh ideas"

Madrid, Spain

Ole! Hospital staff sent to Spain to find nurses for Huddersfield and Calderdale

Team heads for the Med as struggle to find British nurses continues

Gaynor Bearder with Joel and dad Antony before his operation in 2013

Your chance to shape Yorkshire children's heart unit

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Parents and supporters are being urged to make their voices heard at a series of events taking place across the region this month

Owen Williams, new chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Investigation launched as Huddersfield hospital bosses admit they will be £4m in the red by 2015

NHS regulator calls for greater pace of change for HRI and CRH restructure

Kirklees Council Chief Executive Adrian Lythgo

Kirklees Council chief executive predicts pain of further cuts will be felt by Huddersfield people

Adrian Lythgo says public "sure as hell" will notice three more years of cut backs

Private firms bidding for NHS work
West Yorkshire Police donate 'Bobby' the BMW bike to Whiteknights EVS. From left: Police Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, Whiteknights chairman Terry Dutchburn, Whiteknights founder Vic Siswick, and acting chief constable Dee Collins

Whiteknights emergency couriers give retired West Yorkshire Police motorbike new lease of life

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BMW bike will be used by Huddersfield-based charity to ferry blood and other emergency medical supplies

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Private firms battling for £284,000,000 NHS deal for Huddersfield and Kirklees

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NHS activists in Huddersfield have said there “is no place for private profit in the provision of health and social care” and called on Kirklees and Calderdale councils to use their powers to stop the tendering process


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