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Have you had an operation cancelled at short notice?

Anger that true figures of cancelled surgery may be hidden

Watch West Yorkshire Police's tongue-in-cheek 999 video with a serious message

From crayons on the sofa to a kite stuck up a tree - misuse of 999 resources

Parent bereavement chapel opens in Calderdale

The Little Snowdrop Chapel has been created at Parkwood Crematorium

Kirklees Council

Latest planning applications received by Kirklees Council

Latest plans to be submitted to the council    

Footprints hold key to catching criminals says Senior Lecturer at Huddersfield University

Dr Sarah Reel introduces method for catching criminals by shoe mark they leave at scene

Treating people WITHOUT diabetes could reduce cases, Huddersfield University study finds

'Pre-diabetes' diagnoses could reduce prevalence of disease which swallows 10% of NHS budget

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt

'Jeremy Hunt will probably decide whether Huddersfield loses its A&E'

MP Barry Sheerman suspects Health Secretary will make ultimate decision in letter to Mr Hunt

Firms in Lockwood fear for health of employees over fumes from former Hunters tip

Thirty-one businesses sign letter calling for action from the authorities

Huddersfield health boss criticises NHS England for 'almost' putting money before quality

Health chiefs speak out as CCG faces 'fantastically difficult' job of breaking even

Dewsbury District Hospital

Protestors hold vigil outside Dewsbury District Hospital as formal downgrade begins

The hospital will stop providing consultant led maternity services this weekend

Hospital shake-up chief Dr Steve Ollerton up for re-election as CCG boss

Campaign outrage as Dr Ollerton 'anticipated' to serve three more years as Huddersfield health director

Theatre picks: Nine fabulous dramas not to miss this autumn

Hot tickets for autumn at theatres across West Yorkshire

Majority of Kirklees GPs condemn plan which would shut Huddersfield's A&E

And 90% of GPs responding to doctors' group survey are against hospitals shake-up

Hands off HRI: Clr says she used Google Maps to work out A&E travel times - so why can't health bosses do it?

Clr Jane Scullion implied that health chiefs could have used Google Maps to calculate times

Hands Off HRI: Campaign group say health chiefs should quit over Huddersfield hospital plans

Dr Steve Ollerton and Dr Alan Brook must resign says #HandsOffHRI

Huddersfield Labour MP Barry Sheerman

Barry Sheerman to take on Jeremy Hunt over NHS cuts and Huddersfield A&E

Labour MPs have timetabled debate in Parliament as part of Opposition Day

Drone footage shot by Sky View Yorkshire of the former Hunter Group tip site at Lockwood

Waste now being taken from smouldering Lockwood tip

But the operation will take weeks

Marchers at Hands off HRI Funday Sunday. Photos by Neil Terry Photography

HandsOffHRI: Thousands pack into Greenhead Park for Funday Sunday festival

Festival followed well attended march from HRI to park

Picket line at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in April

Huddersfield non-emergency patients told to keep out of A&E during junior doctors' strike

And outpatients appointments likely to be cancelled during five-day strike

These physios think your chronic back pain is an 'output of the brain'

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Two Huddersfield physiotherapists think back pain comes down to stress or emotional problems


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