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27.01.2016

UPDATE – Draft consultation plan released

Please find attached a draft consultation plan for the Right Care Right Time Right Place programme. Item 6 a Consultation_Plan_-_Hospital_Services v7 The document includes possible timetables, locations and materials for the formal consultation. The full…

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27.01.2016

What is an Urgent Care Centre?

One of the key issues we are trying to understand in the proposed changes at Huddersfield and Halifax Hospitals is what an Urgent Care Centre is. The poster below shows a list of common problems…

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27.01.2016

UPDATE: Stakeholder briefing Huddersfield and Calderdale Hospitals

Below is the latest information from Greater Huddersfield and Calderdale CCG regarding the Right Care, Right Time, Right Place proposal. Consultation on proposed changes to hospital services– Right Care, Right Time, Right Place NHS Calderdale…

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25.01.2016

NHS boss urges Huddersfield GPs to “be brave” and drop their plans

Interesting article from the Huddersfield Examiner this weekend http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/hands-hri-nhs-boss-urges-10775528 Mike Ramsden, chairman of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital Trust

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21.01.2016

Kirklees Councillor’s oppose downgrade of Huddersfield A&E

At last night’s full Kirklees Council meeting there was total agreement to oppose proposals to leave Kirklees without an accident and emergency department. All Councillor’s have agreed to work together on next moves.

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20.01.2016

COMMISSIONERS MAKE THE DECISION TO GO OUT TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO HOSPITAL SERVICES

This is the most up to date press release we have received from the Greater Huddersfield and Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Groups regarding the changes at Huddersfield Infirmary. NEWS RELEASE Wednesday January 20th 2016 COMMISSIONERS MAKE…

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20.01.2016

Kirklees reaction to the downgrade of A&E in Huddersfield

Healthwatch Kirklees has spent long lengths of time during the past few days reading each of your concerns and comments on social media regarding the downgrade of A&E services at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. Below are…

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18.01.2016

Key messages and documents from Greater Huddersfield and Calderdale CCG’s

These are the key messages from the Right Care, Right Time, Right Place document, the full document can be downloaded below:   Right-Care-Right-Time-Right-Place-pre-consultation-business-case-15-January-2016 Press-Advert-for-Meeting-on-20-January-2016 Agenda-Item-4a-Right-Care-Right-Time-Right-Place-Readiness-for-Consultation-Jan-2016 Agenda-Governing-Body-20-January-2016

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18.01.2016

Every person in Huddersfield should watch this video

Healthwatch Kirklees, Director Rory Deighton: “We are aiming for a more informed discussion on the future of emergency services in Huddersfield and Halifax.  This video from the Kings fund is a great introduction to the…

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18.01.2016

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

Reacting to the current stories in the Huddersfield Examiner, Healthwatch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton said: “It’s surprising to hear of the proposed change of direction in the future of hospitals in Huddersfield and Halifax.  This…

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