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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

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NHS strike suspended after breakthrough talks

Ambulance bosses confirm emergency 999 calls may be re-classified

Service claims emergency call system is regularly checked

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Health watchdog moves in to probe Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Formal inspection begins same day as claims of mishandling of 999 calls

Dewsbury paramedic suspended after inviting one woman colleague to join in group sex and showing another lewd pic

Among a string of complaints against ex- Club 18-30 rep Richard Senior, a watchdog heard he showed a woman co-worker at Dewsbury ambulance station a graphic picture of him involved in a sex act

Dewsbury rail death was 20-year-old man from Batley, reveal British Transport Police

Tragedy took place on Saturday, near Dewsbury Station

Two found dead on rail tracks in Hipperholme and Dewsbury named

The woman was killed at Hipperholme Tunnel on December 29 and the man was found on the tracks at Dewsbury on December 31

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British Transport Police still to formally identify man found dead on tracks near Dewsbury Railway Station

Officers working to contact family of man said to be from Ossett


Yorkshire ambulance workers' meal breaks cancelled amid over use of 999 and treacherous driving conditions

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Ambulance bosses admit it may take longer to respond to calls

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Scissett woman Katy Stiff £4,000 benefit fraud after landing Yorkshire Ambulance Service job

Stiff, from Scissett, pleaded guilty to benefit fraud at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

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Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

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Union takes Yorkshire Ambulance Service protest to Westminster

Unite row steps up as row over use of lower skilled staff continues

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service chief executive David Whiting steps down

NHS Trust chief quits saying organisation needs "fresh ideas"

Lee Orton, second from left on top row, with Almondbury Community School staff and students and Huddersfield MP, Barry Sheerman

Almondbury Community School first to receive life-saving defibrillator from Huddersfield Goal 4 Hearts

Now the charity's founder, Lee Orton, hopes to put them in every school in Kirklees within next 18 months


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