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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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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GP Practice Changes

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning and buying healthcare services for the local population.   In July they wrote to all households with people registered at the Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) GP…

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Healthwatch Calderdale’s hypermobility project goes national

After Healthwatch Calderdale’s work into hypermobility was raised locally, nationally and on social media, we have been contacted by many people sharing their own experiences of hypermobility. We thank you all so much for sharing…

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Do you want to influence future hospital building designs?

Hospital managers for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital want your views on what the new plans for hospital buildings should look like. They want to know what they should consider in relation to: New buildings…

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Have your say on Calderdale’s Single Point of Access mental health service

People with experiences of accessing a mental health service in Calderdale are invited to a meeting with the organisation that runs it. South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYFT) would like service users and…

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MPs to debate Healthwatch Calderdale’s hypermobility work

MPs will tonight have the opportunity to take part in an adjournment debate based upon Healthwatch Calderdale’s work into Hypermobility. Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker is leading an adjournment debate in Parliament based upon the…

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Sisters United have their say with Healthwatch Calderale

Healthwatch Calderdale visited the Sisters United project in Halifax to find out more about their views on health and care services. The group, which unites women to provide mutual support, build community links and empower…

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Calderdale mental health forum Healthy Minds re-launching

Calderdale’s Healthy Minds Forum is due to be re-launched. The Forum creates opportunities for people, particularly those who have lived experience of emotional distress, to have a voice and influence developments around mental health. It…

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Parents’ value at health and care services at Todmorden Children’s Centre

Healthwatch Calderdale visited parents at Todmorden Children’s Centre to ask for their views on health and care services in that part of the Upper Valley. Our aim is to listen to people’s views on health…

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