News

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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05.02.2020

LGBTQ people asked for views on experiences at GP practices in Calderdale

Two organisations have joined forces to ask LGBTQ people for their experiences of GP practices in Calderdale. NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the Calderdale Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Questioning (LGBTQ) Partnership are reviewing…

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05.02.2020

Views wanted on talking therapies for adults service in Calderdale

Health bosses are seeking views on how the talking therapies service for adults in Calderdale is delivered.  NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning and buying healthcare services for the local population. …

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23.12.2019

Do you struggle with your medicines?

The NHS wants to hear your personal experiences as a patient or carer. What you tell them will help to produce a national NHS report for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care….

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16.12.2019

Our work on CAMHS in Calderdale reveals life impact on children, young people and families

Healthwatch Calderdale has been working with young people and families to assist them accessing support from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Calderdale, specifically where the child has autism.  Much of our work is…

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16.12.2019

Public ‘favourable’ towards technology in healthcare, our report finds

Healthwatch Calderdale presented its engagement work into the use of telephone/video appointments to the Outpatient Clinic Transformation Board at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Our work focused only on people with certain protected characteristics,…

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02.12.2019

New West Yorkshire support service launched for people affected by suicide

A new service to support people bereaved or affected by suicide has been launched today, Monday 2 December, across West Yorkshire. The West Yorkshire and Harrogate Suicide Bereavement Service will provide support through one to…

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11.11.2019

Adult autism on the agenda for Healthwatch and council scrutiny board

Healthwatch Calderdale will be presenting our work on improving services for adults with autism to members of a Calderdale Council Scrutiny Panel. Members of Calderdale Council’s Adults Health and Social Care Panel on Thursday 14…

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