West Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Huddersfield patient waited over an hour for 999 ambulance

Paramedic source says problem was common during winter crisis

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Holly Walker-Lynch, Labour's prospective Parliamentary candidate for Halifax.

Campaigner Holly Walker-Lynch selected as Labour Parliamentary candidate for Halifax in May's General Election

Holly aims to replace Labour MP Linda Riordan who steps down due to ill health

Jobless figures in Yorkshire and Humber dip to seven year low

Figures from the Office for National Statistics show UK unemployment down by more than 100,000

Labour's pink battle bus arrives in town as deputy leader Harriet Harman meets business women in Slaithwaite

VAT and sick pay costs on the agenda as Labour bid to encourage more women to vote

Speak up if you can't find an NHS dentist, says Healthwatch Kirklees

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Healthwatch bids to get better access to NHS dental care

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Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton

Deaf Kirklees woman reveals NHS staff relied on her five-year-old daughter for translation

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Equality legislation shortcomings highlighted by Healthwatch

Calderdale chosen as part of £200m NHS scheme to move care out of hospitals

NHS chief hails "radical" re-design plan after years of "administrative tinkering"

My Manifesto 2015 - What do you want for Huddersfield?

The Huddersfield Examiner is today launching a survey to find out what our readers' priorities are for the area

Dr Steve Ollerton

Huddersfield GPs win £10,000 prize for innovative patient-alert system

'Red Button' feedback monitoring system wins NHS Challenge award

Family and Health: Happy family at last - thanks to IVF treatment

Thinking of having a baby? The Calderdale Royal Hospital is hosting an event for would-be parents.

Popular teacher who took her own life had inhaled carbon monoxide

Helen Guy was found collapsed by her partner in her Almondbury home

A professor who dares to criticise Sherlock Holmes has launched a crime-busting post-grad course

Prof Wesley Vernon is running the world’s first post-graduate degree in the study of footprints at Huddersfield University

Kirklees care home nurse Winifred Jozi faces second disciplinary hearing over failing to try to resuscitate patient

Nursing and Midwifery Council committee decision successfully challenged in the High Court

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

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Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

Birkby businessman chosen at Huddersfield Lib Dem candidate for general election

Zulfiqar Ali will contest Huddersfield seat for the Liberal Democrats

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman slams government-funded A&E volunteer scheme to look after elderly patients

Barry Sheerman says patient care has suffered from the 'top down reorganisation of the NHS'

Family and Health: The kids who want fame

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Youngsters from a Brighouse theatre school are finding their way into television commercials.


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