Health News

Student Morgan Sykes fights back after being diagnosed with cancer just weeks after her 18th birthday

Friends and family rally round brave Morgan as she undergoes gruelling chemotherapy

Family and Health: Has the time come to give patients real end-of-life choices?

After losing a parent to a rare neurological condition Hilarie Stelfox asks if assisted suicide should be an option for those who want it.

Hospital food improvements at Huddersfield and Calderdale to be showcased

Members to get behind the scenes tour

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Student Morgan Sykes fights back after being diagnosed with cancer just weeks after her 18th birthday

Friends and family rally round brave Morgan as she undergoes gruelling chemotherapy

Family and Health: Has the time come to give patients real end-of-life choices?

After losing a parent to a rare neurological condition Hilarie Stelfox asks if assisted suicide should be an option for those who want it.

Hospital food improvements at Huddersfield and Calderdale to be showcased

Members to get behind the scenes tour

Family and Health: Living with early-onset Parkinson's

David Mills was just 54 when he first noticed the symptoms of Parkinson's, a disease that normally affects much older people.

Pensioners' skin cancer surge blamed on 1960s package holidays to the Med

Over 65s seven times more likely to get skin cancer than 40 years ago

Transplant patient Mark Brown celebrates 21st birthday of new kidney

Plans to raise cash with bike ride

Weekend GP appointments retained for North Kirklees patients...but Huddersfield folk not so lucky

Healthwatch Kirklees says all patients should get equal access to care

Scarlet Fever cases rise by four hundred per cent in Kirklees in just one year

Scarlet Fever has increased by over 400% in just one year in Kirklees

Marlene Parr raises awareness of Group B Strep Support charity after her first grandchild died from the infection at birth

Holly was stillborn after her mother Helen unknowingly passed the infection onto her

NHS admits A&E target will be missed by hospitals for the first time ever

Annual Calderdale and Huddersfield results will be revealed next month

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton

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

Equality legislation shortcomings highlighted by Healthwatch

Family and Health: We haven't got diabetes because we eat too much sugar!

Teens struggle with Type 1 diabetes because the rest of us know so little about the condition.

The big food debate at University of Huddersfield

Is it a meal for a man or a woman?

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

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

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

New diamond coated drill heart surgery a boon for Huddersfield and Halifax

Patients get chance to undergo new procedures

Huddersfield University students amongst those least likely to have counselling in the UK

But data also revealed that those having counselling due to depression or anxiety shot up in the last two years

Huddersfield project suggests Reiki would help cancer patients

Scientists study benefits of Japanese art

Huddersfield care agency failed to investigate potential abuse of OAPs

Health watchdog warns Unique Care Providers it must improve

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