Health News

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

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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

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

Videos & Photos

Blakeborough Social & Sports Club in Brighouse set to shut as receivers move in

Richard Mallinson who suffered horrific injuries in Causeway Side snow smash fights back to health

LOOK: 250,000 breakfasts landmark reached by Huddersfield Town's Breakfast Club

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