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Fire chiefs get tough over false alarm calls

Fines handed out for false 999 alarms - hospital trust found to be worst offender

Unison's NHS workers back strike action

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Dispute over no pay rise for some staff for the next two years

Prime Minister David Cameron said in Aberdeen he would be "utterly heartbroken" if Scotland voted to leave the UK

Party leaders promise more power for Scotland

Referendum campaigners seize on new proposals

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum

Bid to provide life-saving defibrillators around Kirkburton

Parish council and rotary club join forces to fund equipment

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

Leeds children's heart surgery campaigners cautiously welcome NHS consultation

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Huddersfield mum to attend event ahead as threat of Leeds unit closure appears to lift

Huddersfield and Dewsbury GP closures leaves hundreds without a doctor

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Patients failing to re-register after surgeries close

St Luke's hospital demolition nears completion as residents await news on future of the site

Historic Crosland Moor site cleared after almost a year of work

Christine Hyde and Trica Foley took part in the NHS protest "Jarrow March" to London.

Kirklees protesters Christine Hyde and Trish Foley join NHS Jarrow walk over 'privatisation' of service

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Kirklees protesters Christine Hyde and Trish Foley join NHS Jarrow walk over 'privatisation' of service

Denis Kilcommons: Fearing a cough could turn to cancer

I got a cough at the tail end of spring that was vicious enough to leave me gasping for breath

The man drinks the 40% proof booze

Watch: Shocking video as man drinks full bottle of Jack Daniels in 13 seconds

Will Williams from Caernarfon, North Wales, posted the video on his own page after the reckless stunt was filmed by a group of friends

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

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Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Sloppy mashed potato and soggy vegetables will become a thing of the past for hospital patients and staff under new rules to banish unacceptable food in the NHS.

Among the worst: Huddersfield Royal Infirmary hospital food slated - by the NHS

The NHS Choices website has released ratings for hospitals’ food which revealed Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI) as “among the worst” for its quality of food


North Kirklees diabetes patients to get care closer to their homes

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New nurses appointed as services move out of hospital

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

Strike action

Unite members at Yorkshire Ambulance Service set for two more strikes

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Smaller union announces action a week after large Unison strike shelved

Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield

Hospital chiefs launch free shuttle bus between Dewsbury, Pinderfields and Pontefract

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Service launched following hospital shake-up

David Heys has been left in pain and unable to eat solid food since last October

Pensioner David Heys says he's been left 'high and dry' by NHS dentists after pioneering dental surgery

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Bradley man left in pain and unable to eat solids because of problems with dentures


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