Health News

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

All stories

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

Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

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

Videos & Photos

David Mitchell updated

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

When is the Tour de Yorkshire in Huddersfield?

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent