Health News

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary completes refurb of first hospital operating theatre

One down five to go as modernisation project continues

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Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary completes refurb of first hospital operating theatre

One down five to go as modernisation project continues

Tuberculosis bacteria

TB rates in Kirklees second worst in Yorkshire as health chief says it "should be consigned to history"

Public Health England announces £11.5m fund to tackle the disease

Heckmondwike mother-of-three Sally Parker warns of dangers of skin cancer

Husband Steve spotted it on honeymoon

Major milestone as 4,000 babies born at Huddersfield Birth Centre

Parents' praise for unit

Family and Health: Weight gain in pregnancy is a problem many women face

Gemma Foster tackled her post-natal obesity and got her life back.

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Double the number of patients attend Huddersfield A&E on New Year's Eve

But the number was lower than previous years

Waves - the pioneering Slaithwaite community adult learning difficulties day centre doubles in size

Founder Sallyanne Green and her team are ready to take on more members once their new adjoining site in Upper Mills opens

Extra staff brought in to Huddersfield A&E department in preparation for New Year's Eve antics and alcohol abuse

A&E chief says staff ready for three times as many patients as usual

Ambulance

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

Ambulance bosses admit it may take longer to respond to calls

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Romania, India, Italy and Philippines next on list for Huddersfield hospital bosses searching for nursing staff

After struggling to find many new staff from the UK, hospital bosses decided to look overseas

Beer

Booze: The real story in Huddersfield from the doctors who have to deal with the results

Hitting it hard over Christmas? Here's the unvarnished truth from medical experts in Huddersfield - take a look and know what the real story is

Inside the Huddersfield medicine factory that you may not know even existed

Huddersfield unit has been around for 50 years producing pills, potions and drugs and even adrenaline for the Carl Froch v George Groves world title fight

Huddersfield-based teenage cancer charity funds cutting-edge research into brain tumour cure

Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust gives £25k for Plymouth University project

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

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

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Green light for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals redundancy scheme for 400 jobs

Hospital chief says key people will not be allowed to leave

Health and Family: This new technique for fibroids got me back in action after days

Exercise teacher Anne Little says women can avoid a hysterectomy for fibroids by asking for a technique called embolisation.

Major expansion under way at Elland's Spire Hospital

Is extra NHS work making Elland private hospital build third operating theatre to cope?

Spire to build third theatre as patient numbers grow

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley exclusive

Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital job losses plan could be brought forward

Hospital chiefs plan to launch voluntary redundancy for all staff in battle to balance the books

Videos & Photos

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Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

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