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People with Long Covid asked to share views with NHS

March 22, 2021

Members of the public with experience of Long COVID are being asked to share their experiences. NHS England and NHS … Read more

All over-70s invited to book Covid-19 vaccine

February 10, 2021

People who are over 70 and haven’t had their first Covid-19 vaccination can now contact the NHS National Booking Service … Read more

Attention young people! Lets talk emotions and mental health

February 9, 2021

Attention 9-25-year-olds. The young people’s Tough Times Reference Group in Calderdale wants to hear from you about emotions and services … Read more

Tell us your views about changes to medication over the last 12 months

February 3, 2021

As part of Healthwatch Calderdale and Kirklees Covid-19 feedback we heard from over 200 people about their experiences of medication. … Read more

Calderdale Council wants parents views on children’s mental health

February 2, 2021

Children and Young People’s Services in Calderdale are asking parents and young people for their views on mental health. As … Read more


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