Family and Health: Don't despair, there is help for baby loss and pregnancy distress

Services for couples suffering baby loss and pregnancy distress have improved in the Huddersfield area over the past few years.

Leeds General Infirmary

Heart unit in West Yorkshire vindicated in long-awaited report

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Families' delight as unit gets clean bill of health

Plans showing housing proposals in the Grimescar Valley

Burgunday Care Services Ltd named Business of the Month

A company caring for vulnerable people has won an award for its progress since being established in 2011

The vaccine being administered
Richard Parry, Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care at Kirklees Council

New health boss joins Kirklees Council on six-figure salary

Social worker Richard Parry will join Kirklees for a role advertised in the range of £110,000 and £121,000

Shadow minister Liz Kendall visits Home Instead, Honley. Liz Kendall (right) meets Anna Kybaluk (staff member) and John Arkwright (client).
Calderdale Royal Hospital

A and E performance slips as Huddersfield and Calderdale doctors hit by surge of extra patients

Huddersfield MP says struggles show plan to consolidate emergency units is flawed

Huddersfield GP concerned about ethics of NHS £55 bonus plan for dementia diagnoses

Kirkburton doc says Government plan will open up "ethical dilemmas"

Radiographers on strike outside Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as part of the nationwide strike for a pay rise. Picture shows Vicky Woodward in front of colleagues.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radiographers strike in protest at pay

Second week of action begins by NHS x-ray, MRI and CT scanning staff

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

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Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources

Cigarettes, smoking

Calderdale Council becomes first in UK to offer stop smoking sessions to cigarette litter bugs

Littering usually leads to a £80 fine, but will now lead to stop smoking sessions in Calderdale

Unison says "real poverty problem" for NHS workers

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Half are working second jobs union claims

Strike by NHS staff. Striking staff outside Huddersfield Ambulance Station, Marsh.

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours


One in three emergency ambulance calls in Huddersfield missed NHS target

Health officials say moves underway to speed up response times

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Doctors in Huddersfield and Calderdale set for industrial action

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The action concides with the strike of thousands of local NHS workers tomorrow

Strike will cause a delay in ambulance response times on Monday morning

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Strike action is part of wider NHS protest


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