News

01.06.2020

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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01.05.2020

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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27.04.2020

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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22.04.2020

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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22.04.2020

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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31.03.2020

Temporary suspension of NHS walk-in services

Temporary suspension of Calderdale NHS walk-in centres During this period of unprecedented demand on the NHS, there will be times when we have to re-deploy our staff and resources to other places to bolster our…

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17.03.2020

Changes at Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale during the coronavirus outbreak

It’s important to Healthwatch Kirklees and Healthwatch Calderdale that we follow the guidance and advice issued by the government, Public Health England (PHE) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), as it helps us to take the right steps…

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26.02.2020

Dementia carers invited to join the new Tide network

A network of carers of people living with dementia is looking for Calderdale carers to get involved. Tide – together in dementia every day – is the UK wide involvement network for carers and former…

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10.02.2020

Unique Ways launch coffee morning and support group for parents of children with Autism

Unique Ways, a parent-carer led organisation supporting disabled children and their families, have launched coffee mornings for parents with children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder waiting list. The events, throughout Calderdale, are designed for parents…

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10.02.2020

NHS announce new provider for Orthodontics in Calderdale from April 2020

A new Orthodontic service provider has been confirmed for Calderdale. Saltaire Orthodontics will take over the NHS orthodontic contract from April 1 2020. The Dental Commissioning Team at NHS England & NHS Improvement (North East…

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