#HandsOffHRI: Kirklees and Calderdale councillors given EIGHT HOURS to 'scrutinise' public consultation

Health scrutiny panel members received 60-page document at 8.54am and asked to comment on it by end of working day

Kate Granger leading one of her presentations at HRI
Hands Off HRI rally

#handsoffHRI: Anger as Government refuses to intervene in plan which could close Huddersfield A&E

Government insists hospital shake-up plan is 'matter for local determination'

#HandsOffHRI: What we know so far about the public consultation — including graffiti wall and video diaries

Theatre events, roadshows and information sessions part of consultation for plan which could close Huddersfield A&E

South West Yorkshire Foundation Trust head of children and adolescent mental health services Linda Moon

'We've halved waiting times,' say Huddersfield children's mental health bosses

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SWYFT chiefs say they've cut the average wait from 14 months to seven months - but there is still a funding gap

HRI A&E: MPs slam PFI deal and Huddersfield NHS managers during Parliament debate

Colne Valley MP says Calderdale PFI is ‘dodgy deal set to cost lives’

#handsoffHRI: Huddersfield MP accuses David Cameron of 'reneging' on pledge to 'sort out' Calderdale hospital PFI

PM said during pre-2015 election that Tory government would sort out 'PFI mess'

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust hits its A&E targets

Trust is performing better than many others

HRI A&E: Hospital shake-up plan consultation pencilled for February 8

But Kirklees councillors say it's too soon and consultation needs to be longer

Dr Manohar Singh, left, and Birkby Health Centre

Birkby GP Dr Manohar Singh accused of harassing patient into having her sons circumcised

GP faces tribunal as Birkby Health Centre practice rated 'inadequate'

Hand transplant patient Mark Cahill

Hospital which gave Mark Cahill pioneering hand transplant to become world class centre

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NHS England to fund up to four hand transplants a year

If Huddersfield A&E closes there will be 157 MORE DEATHS each year, MPs warn

MPs Barry Sheerman and Jason McCartney issue shocking figure as they urge Jeremy Hunt to block hospital shake-up plan

Watch our video of the route from St George's Square to Calderdale RH

Huddersfield to Calderdale Royal Hospital in rush hour — watch the frustrating journey ambulances may have to take

We sent our chief photographer out in rush hour and filmed his journey from St George's Square to CRH — watch his journey here

Examiner campaign poster - FREE in Wednesday's paper

MP Barry Sheerman says health bosses told him to be quiet about plan to close HRI A&E

Huddersfield MP says senior health figures told him 'not to make too much fuss' when he saw preview of plan

HRI A&E: Meet the health chiefs who decide the future of your hospital

Sixteen GPs plus former nurses, accountant and NHS managers will decide whether Huddersfield A&E closes

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital
Ashleigh Care Home, Stile Common Road, Newsome

One in seven care home beds lost in Kirklees - amid rising demand

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Home closures add to pressure on elderly care services


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