Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

More staff on long-term sick at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals

Latest figures reveal that 10 consecutive days off per illness is the average

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Huddersfield heatwave: Seven tips for staying safe in the sun

Enjoy the sunny weather — but make sure you protect yourself too

Huddersfield hospital A&E shake-up plans to be revealed this year

Health officials tell Kirklees councillors the proposals for accident and emergency departments should be public by the autumn

Huddersfield based blood donors honoured at a ceremony at Hazlewood Castle, Tadcaster: Graham Readshaw, Rodney Hill, Gordon Bray, Kenneth Powell, David Hall, Anne Hirst and Richard Searby.

Huddersfield Natwest Bank to appear in three part series starting tonight

The Bank: A Matter of Life and Debt is on BBC2 tonight

Dewsbury District Hospital

£22m revamp of Dewsbury hospital set to start this year

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Construction firm appointed to overhaul Ridings Building and Service Centre

How far would you go to see the right GP? New NHS patient survey

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Patients surveyed to see if they mind seeing any doctor in the district

Healthwatch Kirklees celebrates two years of helping patients

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Team works to influence health bosses, hospitals, dentists and GPs

A nurse giving a patient a diabetes test

Diabetes levels surging twice the national average in north Kirklees

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Charity calls for better education for sufferers

Dr Kate Granger with her MBE, awarded to her by the Prince of Wales at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, today. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Inspirational doctor Kate Granger receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

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Cancer campaigner receives honour from the Prince of Wales

Anxious patients are being kept waiting for hours for advice

NHS advice phone line missing ten minute deadline for Huddersfield patients

Target missed for whole year, leaving callers waiting for hours

Human placenta found by dog-walker in Batley park

Police hunt for mother after grim find

Free screening check for men over 65 to detect potentially fatal aneurysm at John Smith Stadium

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Ultra sound scans will detect if there are any weakenings or swellings

New Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff uses maiden speech to attack NHS privatisation

NHS manager turned politician says personal experience is that privatisation is "very damaging for patients"

Grieving dad seeks answers over death of his teenage son

Tributes paid to much-loved teenager Arslan Aslam who died after hospital surgery

Huddersfield paramedic Kit Von Mickwitz who is serving on board the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Meet paramedic Kit Von Mickwitz, who saves lives with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is this year's Achievement Award winner at the Examiner Community Awards

Huddersfield's Acre Mills Outpatients wins top award

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Grade II listed former wire mill has new life breathed into it

Business profile: Maxine Stead, of Alexandra House Spa

Alexandra House Spa owner Maxine Stead says its imporant to relax in a stressful world

New baby joy for couple whose one-year-old son died of rare condition

James Cook and Gemma Littley are celebrating the birth of Tabitha and have raised thousands for equipment and research following Dexter's death


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