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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

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

Private firms bidding for NHS work
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.

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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

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Union takes Yorkshire Ambulance Service protest to Westminster

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

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Pragmatism suggests keeping A&E in Huddersfield is right but plan needs to overcome journey time questions

While funding is an issue, an even bigger problem is a lack of senior doctors, especially in A&E - read Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur's expert view

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Huddersfield to expand A&E, Calderdale to lose A&E, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed

Document finally published reveals no concerns over 999 journeys if Halifax A&E closed

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Huddersfield women needing surgical abortions now have to travel to Manchester or Leeds until new provider gets clinic in town

Charity Marie Stopes takes over service from hospital without any clinic in town - but wants to open one above former Huddersfield Town shop on Cloth Hall Street

Free HIV testing in Kirklees - and get your results 20 minutes later

New initiative for HIV Week

Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

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Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Owen Williams, new chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Investigation launched as Huddersfield hospital bosses admit they will be £4m in the red by 2015

NHS regulator calls for greater pace of change for HRI and CRH restructure

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Private firms battling for £284,000,000 NHS deal for Huddersfield and Kirklees

NHS activists in Huddersfield have said there “is no place for private profit in the provision of health and social care” and called on Kirklees and Calderdale councils to use their powers to stop the tendering process

The skyline of New York City

Senior Huddersfield hospital staff's 10-day £39,000 USA trip was "legally" required says doctor

Trip to check new IT system cost almost £40,000

Huddersfield expert Geraldine O'Hara on front line in Sierra Leone tackling Ebola

Desperate measures to save lives

Fertility team at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust. Consultant urologist Karol Rogawski and consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician Martin de Bono (right)

Top fertility docs offer Huddersfield and Calderdale couples chance to talk about getting pregnant

Hospital experts offer confidential email service durnig Fertility Awareness Week

Huddersfield GP concerned about ethics of NHS £55 bonus plan for dementia diagnoses

Kirkburton doc says Government plan will open up "ethical dilemmas"

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Videos & Photos

X Factor boy band Union J share their thoughts on becoming rising stars, their upcoming release and becoming a 'modern day Westlife'

The Big Picture: Anna Christensen's unusual shots from around the UK

See hundreds queue to meet X Factor boy band Union J for album signing at Huddersfield Morrisons in Waterloo

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