Lindley's Clr Cahal Burke chosen as Lib Dem candidate for Colne Valley in general election

And he's set out his priorities and made a vow over councillor role too

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

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£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

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NHS strike suspended after breakthrough talks

Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

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Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

School transport talks for Kirklees councillors while Calderdale will discuss webcasting council meetings

Tuberculosis bacteria

TB rates in Kirklees second worst in Yorkshire as health chief says it "should be consigned to history"

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Public Health England announces £11.5m fund to tackle the disease

Denis Kilcommons: Is there anybody out there?

Wouldn't it have been amazing if the lights at Castle Hill was one of those alien spaceships that occasionally pick up humans

Food firm's customer care is a tonic compared to the response from one GP's practice, writes Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson compares a GP practice's care for patients with a food firm and its customers

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

NHS winter crisis: your A&E experiences

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You've been in touch with your A&E stories — read people's experiences and share yours

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NHS winter crisis: share your experiences

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Waiting times at A&E were at their worst for many years over New Year - we want to hear about your experiences

Interactive: Compare GP surgeries near you as patients' ratings of local practices are revealed

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We've used the opinions of thousands of patients to bring you our guide to how GP surgeries are rated by their users

He's a real life-saver! Andrew Storey celebrates 100th blood donation

Truck driver has also given barrow marrow and platelets

Benefits cheat Julie Joyce stole £36,000

Woman who defrauded system escapes prison after judge recognises her charity work

Ambulance bosses confirm emergency 999 calls may be re-classified

Service claims emergency call system is regularly checked

Denis Kilcommons: Tips and tricks to avoid pesky man flu

Everybody has their own way of dealing with a cold.

Family and Health: Weight gain in pregnancy is a problem many women face

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Gemma Foster tackled her post-natal obesity and got her life back.

Check out NHS top tips for losing weight

Patients group hits out at scarcity of NHS dental services causing Huddersfield A&E to clog up

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Healthwatch staff waiting room survey reveals many could not afford private care


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