Health News

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

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One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

E-cigs may be reason for almost 1,000 fewer Kirklees smokers signing up to official NHS quitting service

Government says it may get GPs to prescribe E-cigs

20,000 injections and 10,000 blood tests later and Golcar's John McLean, 58, has never felt better!

A diabetes sufferer who has had to inject himself more than 20,000 is to tackle the Great North Run

Grandfather Peter Rich of Rawthorpe needs ex-colleagues' help after suffering debilitating illness

Fears he was exposed to asbestos dust

Yorkshire Air Ambulance adds life-saving device

Elland-based Yorkshire Air Ambulance has added life saving chest compressor equipment to its two aircraft

WATCH: Cancer survivor Janet Blackburn spearheads new Cancer Research UK campaign with grandson she thought she would never see

Seth, three, poses with 'thank you' card bigger than he is!

Thirty patients treated for female genital mutilation at Mid Yorkshire hospitals in just seven months

Police help raise awareness of illegal practice

Huddersfield mum passes up husband's kidney donation in case son, 9, needs it

Amanda Littlewood desperately needs transplant but is worried for her children as three other family members have same disease

High praise for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice from industry inspectors after scoring above national average

PLACE inspects hospitals, hospices and day treatment centres providing NHS funded care

Tougher nursing home inspections causes hospital bed blocking headache

Dozens of patients stranded in wards at HRI and CRH with nowhere to go

Huddersfield health chief confident contract disputes won't threaten care plan

Hospital complaint being considered by regulator

Waterloo sisters stage charity ball after mother's cancer returns

Ammarah and Zarah Iqbal organise ball for mum Shameem who is battling cancer for second time

Health Feature: Changes to how community health care is delivered

Kirklees community health care provider Locala is planning to make radical changes in how it runs its services. What will these changes mean to patients? And exactly what or who is Locala?

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Kirklees and Calderdale included in £200m NHS emergency care shake-up scheme

Health campaigners still waiting for news on plans to reform A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Huddersfield mum in court after falsely claiming young son had cancer

Huddersfield woman subjected boy to repeated medical tests

Hospital Baby Café campaign to help new mums proves a winner

Global award for the Baby Cafes

Dewsbury District Hospital

Dewsbury and District Hospital car parking charges under fire from MP

Big rise in charges - and disabled people must pay

Calderdale Royal Hospital radiographer Andy Cross embarks on emotional 620 mile cycle ride with friends to help premature babies

Money will help Calderdale's Special Care Baby unit

Kirklees NHS chiefs admit not enough is spent on children's mental health

Ongoing review aims to boost funding and plug gaps in service

Videos & Photos

Police are investigating after the incident in Greenhead Park

Greenhead Park gang attack spark extra police patrols call

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Scholes Cricket Club's Beer Festival

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

Former Heaven and Hell nightclub estate agent says not much time left to bid for Huddersfield landmark

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