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Mind’s inquiry in to mental health and secondary schools

January 6, 2021

Mind, the mental health charity, is asking young people about your experiences of secondary school and mental health. The charity … Read more

Details on the Covid-19 vaccine in Calderdale

January 4, 2021

The vaccination for Covid-19 is now being issued in Calderdale. January 14 update: more details on how we’ll be invited … Read more

Details of health and social care services open over Christmas and New Year

December 16, 2020

The Healthwatch Calderdale office will be closed from Christmas Eve and will re-open on Monday 4 January, 2021. Here are … Read more

Grief and Loss Support Service to remain open throughout Christmas

December 14, 2020

The Christmas season can be a time of great joy, but for people who are feeling the distress caused by … Read more

Do you have ideas about how technology could help us age healthily?

December 7, 2020

In the past, we have heard of some brilliant and innovative ideas from people in Calderdale about how health and … Read more


Let’s talk maternity: when should contraception be discussed with pregnant women?

December 1, 2020

Do you have a view about when midwives should discuss future contraception with women who are expecting a baby? Should … Read more

Latest guidance regarding NHS dental care

November 25, 2020

  We are receiving many questions about how people can register with or receive treatment from an NHS dental practice … Read more

Hospital trust wants feedback about travel plans as part of future planning

November 24, 2020

Patients’ and Visitors’ travel survey:  To help Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust with its future planning patients and visitors … Read more

Could you become a trustee for Healthwatch?

November 4, 2020

Healthwatch is a well established and respected part of the health and care system across Calderdale and Kirklees. We are … Read more

Update on orthodontics service in Calderdale

October 22, 2020

We recently asked people to tell us if they were struggling to get braces (orthodontics) for their child.  Lots of … Read more

Transition from paediatric to adult health services study

October 21, 2020

Transition from paediatric to adult health services study Views are being sought on how care is delivered when young people … Read more

Young people asked for their views on school transitions

October 7, 2020

Calderdale Young Advisors are asking for people’s experiences on transitioning between education settings. The Advisors are a group of young … Read more

Community Covid19 Champions

October 5, 2020

You could be just the person we are looking for!   Would you be interested in a new volunteering opportunity … Read more

Survey of autistic people’s experiences of barriers to urgent, crisis and emergency care launched

July 14, 2020

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) has launched a survey for autistic people to tell us whether they … Read more

New support group launched for neurodivergent people in Calderdale

June 1, 2020

A new service to connect neurodivergent people in Calderdale has launched. People in Calderdale who are neurodivergent may become increasingly … Read more