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People’s experience of end of life care in West Yorkshire

April 9, 2024

Trigger warning – These documents include details about death and dying, which some people may find distressing to read. The … Read more

How to make a complaint to the NHS about primary care services (GP, pharmacy, dentist, optician)

April 8, 2024

You have the right to complain about any aspect of NHS care, treatment or service, which is written into the … Read more

Share your hospital to social care discharge stories

March 20, 2024

Healthwatch Kirklees and Calderdale’s latest work is focused on people’s experience of discharge from hospital and the social care services … Read more

We’re hiring – Intelligence Officer for Healthwatch Kirklees and Calderdale

March 14, 2024

Job description   Title: Intelligence Officer Reports to: Operations Manager & Directors Hours: Total hours 37 – currently a 12-month … Read more


Pharmacy First: what you need to know

February 5, 2024

Pharmacy First aims to give the public a chance to get treatment for common conditions from pharmacists instead of having … Read more

#Volunteering4All – Jonathan’s Story

September 5, 2023

Healthwatch Calderdale and Accessible Calderdale: Amplifying the Voices of Volunteers with Disabilities   Volunteering is a powerful force that brings … Read more

We are hearing from men in Calderdale how they manage their health

July 11, 2023

    We are speaking to men across Calderdale and Kirklees to understand better their ability to manage their health … Read more

Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale AGM

February 15, 2023

We’re hosting our Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale 2023 AGM today.     Below is the agenda: Introductions and apologies … Read more

Our Engagement Team Give Out Winter Care Packs in Halifax

January 30, 2023

                         Last week, our Engagement and Information Officers, Alexandra … Read more

Would you like to become our next Enter and View volunteer?

January 19, 2023

  Interested in doing something new in 2023, how about our latest Volunteer Vacancy? Become our next Enter and View … Read more

The timetable for NHS strikes in January

January 19, 2023

    Regardless of any strike action, it is essential that patients who need urgent medical care continue to seek … Read more

We are recruiting a Trustee Board Chairperson

November 8, 2022

Healthwatch Calderdale and Healthwatch Kirklees are recruiting a Trustee Board Chairperson. As Chairperson, you will have a governance and strategic role that ensures we represent the overall vision of our organisation. Click link above to find out more.

What people across West Yorkshire are telling us about their health & social care services

September 20, 2022

Healthwatch, working together across West Yorkshire, has highlighted a range of challenges and issues being faced by members of our … Read more

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen

September 14, 2022

Our Chair, Sir Robert Francis QC and our National Director, Louise Ansari, said:   “We are deeply saddened by the death … Read more