Update on orthodontics service in Calderdale

We recently asked people to tell us if they were struggling to get braces (orthodontics) for their child.  Lots of you got in touch to tell us your child had been waiting years already or…

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Transition from paediatric to adult health services study

Transition from paediatric to adult health services study Views are being sought on how care is delivered when young people transition from child to adult health services. The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and…

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Young people asked for their views on school transitions

Calderdale Young Advisors are asking for people’s experiences on transitioning between education settings. The Advisors are a group of young people who work on behalf of Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership. They say: “We are interested…

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Community Covid19 Champions

You could be just the person we are looking for!   Would you be interested in a new volunteering opportunity that will help people to stay safe and support your local community to respond to…

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

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) has launched a survey for autistic people to tell us whether they experience barriers to access when trying to use urgent, emergency or crisis care services for…

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New support group launched for neurodivergent people in Calderdale

A new service to connect neurodivergent people in Calderdale has launched. People in Calderdale who are neurodivergent may become increasingly isolated and vulnerable during the current Covid-19 crisis. Keeping Neurodivergent People Connected aims to support…

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COVID- 19 health and wellbeing resources for families

We know this is a worrying time for everyone. Helping children and young people cope with the information and changes related to the Coronavirus can be a huge challenge. From school closures and social distancing…

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Celebrating Covid Heroes

Many thanks to everyone who nominated in our Covid Heroes campaign. We wanted to celebrate all of the fantastic work happening around Calderdale. The two winners were: Amy Turtle Houghton Robin Varley Here is a…

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Overgate Hospice is ‘hear for you’

Overgate Hospice’s Hear For You has launched to help us all through difficult times. A telephone service has launched to provide emotional support in Calderdale to: Relatives of patients being cared-for in any health or…

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Changes to Calderdale CAMHS during Covid-19

Calderdale’s Open Mind Partnership (OMP) has updated how it is working during the Covid-19 pandemic. The OPM, which is the name for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) locally, has had to make some…

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