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Pharmacy First: what you need to know

February 5, 2024

Pharmacy First aims to give the public a chance to get treatment for common conditions from pharmacists instead of having … Read more

#Volunteering4All – Jonathan’s Story

September 5, 2023

Healthwatch Calderdale and Accessible Calderdale: Amplifying the Voices of Volunteers with Disabilities   Volunteering is a powerful force that brings … Read more

We are hearing from men in Calderdale how they manage their health

July 11, 2023

    We are speaking to men across Calderdale and Kirklees to understand better their ability to manage their health … Read more

How to make a complaint to the NHS about primary care services (GP, pharmacy, dentist, optician)

July 10, 2023

UPDATE FROM NHS ENGLAND Information provided by NHS England, 1 July 2023: You have the right to complain about any aspect … Read more


Our Engagement Team Give Out Winter Care Packs in Halifax

January 30, 2023

                         Last week, our Engagement and Information Officers, Alexandra … Read more

Would you like to become our next Enter and View volunteer?

January 19, 2023

  Interested in doing something new in 2023, how about our latest Volunteer Vacancy? Become our next Enter and View … Read more

The timetable for NHS strikes in January

January 19, 2023

    Regardless of any strike action, it is essential that patients who need urgent medical care continue to seek … Read more

We are recruiting a Trustee Board Chairperson

November 8, 2022

Healthwatch Calderdale and Healthwatch Kirklees are recruiting a Trustee Board Chairperson. As Chairperson, you will have a governance and strategic role that ensures we represent the overall vision of our organisation. Click link above to find out more.

What people across West Yorkshire are telling us about their health & social care services

September 20, 2022

Healthwatch, working together across West Yorkshire, has highlighted a range of challenges and issues being faced by members of our … Read more

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen

September 14, 2022

Our Chair, Sir Robert Francis QC and our National Director, Louise Ansari, said:   “We are deeply saddened by the death … Read more

Deaf and hard of hearing people urged to give feedback

August 9, 2022

Local people are being encouraged to share their thoughts on the standards of care they receive at GPs, dentists, hospitals … Read more

Safe Space Crisis Respite Services – Survey Request

July 27, 2022

Calderdale, Kirklees, and Wakefield Transforming Care Partnership is developing some new services across the area to prevent people with a … Read more

Interested in taking part in a focus group?

July 25, 2022

  The test makes it possible to let people know of their likelihood of having cancer in just 48 hours. … Read more

Your care, your way – Campaign results

July 25, 2022

Over 600 people’s experiences of care reviewed in deep-dive analysis of NHS communication support. Two thirds of respondents said communication … Read more