Health News

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

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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

NHS boss says Huddersfield's history shouldn't get in way of hospital changes

Chief of national group says "historic loyalties" need to take a back seat in exclusive chat with Examiner on proposals to make huge changes

Brothers Mark and James Brown are set to compete against each other in the British Transplant Games later this month

The four day event in Newcastle aims to celebrate the tranformative effects of transplants

St Thomas Primary School wins national Community Education Award for pioneering healthy eating project

Pupils now make smoothies and hand out healthy snacks to combat mid-morning hunger

A year ago Ross Mallinson, 27, was blind and paralysed after a mystery illness - 12 months on and he's at the top of his game

Crown green bowler recovers to take trophy just a year after being stricken by rare condition which left him fearing he may not walk or see again

Breaking the link between sleep and pills: How one Huddersfield woman stopped relying on medication

Pauline McNeil was addicted to Zopiclone for years but thanks to a new project she now has no need to take pills

cash, money

Fears over funding for local children's hospices

Huddersfield's Forget me Not Hospice receives below average funds from Government

Neonatal Service at Forget Me Not Children's Hospice receives £100,000 funding

The funds will primarily support a neonatal nurse and sibling support worker

Brave baby Ashleigh Kennedy finally at her Honley home

Honley couple's delight as family is back together

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

Caremark (Kirklees) launches recruitment drive

A new home care company, headed by Holmfirth man Duncan Smith, has set up base at Brookes Mill, Armitage Bridge

Free screening check for men over 65 to detect potentially fatal aneurysm at John Smith Stadium

Ultra sound scans will detect if there are any weakenings or swellings

updated

Huddersfield University student Daniel Kelly tackles allergy issues

Graphic design student Daniel Kelly has created a magazine about the dangers of anaphylaxis

Videos & Photos

Self-taught photographer Matt Lethbridge has secured a prestigious award

Linthwaite snapper Matt Lethbridge welcomed into global elite — take a look at his amazing photos

Taliban killer of Almondbury bomb disposal expert Capt Lisa Head 'released in secret government deal', former soldier claims

Thousands turn out for the delights of Emley Show

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