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Health secretary to review controversial hospital plan for Calderdale and Huddersfield

The health secretary will be asked to review controversial changes to hospital services in Calderdale and Huddersfield.

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Halifax care home slammed and faces action from health watchdog

Halifax care home slammed and faces action from health watchdog

A shortstaffed nursing home failed to make improvements after warning notices were issued by the health watchdog over poor care.

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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

Care home where residents were removed submits plan to change use of site

The owners of a Brighouse care home that was closed down and saw residents moved out have submitted new plans to change the use of the building.

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Cause: Fundraising for Jackie Hills grand-daughter Alice is being undertaken by old friends in Calderdale

£50,000 appeal to help save life of Alice, four

Calderdale friends of a schoolmate are helping raise money for £50,000 life-saving treatment and operation on her grand-daughter.

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Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital plan could be referred to Jeremy Hunt

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital plan could be referred to Jeremy Hunt

A council health watchdog is being urged to reject controversial changes to hospital services after new details emerged.

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Triple challenge: Some of the Marshalls staff who took part in the triathlon

Triathlon hundred raise £6,500

More than 100 members of a Calderdale company took part in a team triathlon to raise money for a mental health charity.

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Outstanding achiever: Thomas received his Panathlon award at University Academy Keighley

Teenager will scale heights - on just one leg

A TEENAGER who held a leaving party for his leg, which he will lose in a crucial operation, is about the scale a climbing wall for a new fundraising challenge.

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Terminally-ill football fan Bradley Lowery was visited by his "best friend" Jermain Defoe after his family threw him a party.
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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

Residents moved out of troubled Calderdale care home after sudden closure

Residents have been moved out of a troubled Calderdale care home, Council chiefs have revealed.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Calderdale Police Awards Evening. PCs Paul Walker, James Gibbs and special constable Daniel Jones.

Going above and beyond call of duty

Brave, heroic, dedicated. These are just some of the words which could be used to describe those recognised at the 2017 Calderdale Police Awards.

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Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

An NHS trust has apologised for chaos with its appointments system after patients faced long delays when trying to book themselves into clinics.

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Brighouse man in need of heart transplant delivers health warning

Brighouse man in need of heart transplant delivers health warning

A Brighouse man on the waiting list for a heart transplant has delivered a message to help raise awareness of a life-threatening condition.

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People should 'fight their instincts' and FLOAT

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and FLOAT rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Overworked nurses were in tears during a visit by government inspectors to a shortstaffed community health provider.

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Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

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NHS cyber attacks: Operations and appointments cancelled at some Yorkshire hospitals

Operations and appointments at some hospitals in Yorkshire have been cancelled after the international cyber attack targeted NHS trusts.
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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Calderdale vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Calderdale vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Calderdale residents asked to be patient after NHS cyber-attack

Calderdale residents are being asked to be patient following last weeks NHS cyber-attack.

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