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Thousands raised to help teenager with brain haemorrhage get home

An appeal to bring a 17-year-old home after she suffered a brain haemorrhage on holiday has raised thousands.

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Halifax family’s plea for help to get teen home after suffering brain injury on holiday

What should have been a dream holiday for a young Halifax couple turned into a nightmare when a 17-year-old girl suffered a brain haemorrhage.

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Manager says a fond farewell

Manager says a fond farewell

Members of NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group joined the director, residents and staff of Hazelroyd Nursing Home in Halifax, to say a fond ‘retirement farewell’ to its manager of 10 years, Williamina Gilboy.

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Calderdale health trust pays out £100,000 after grandmother’s operation errors

A health trust has paid out £100,000 in damages to a grandmother after doctors needed three attempts to complete her hip replacement.

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Mental health staffing down across Calderdale and Yorkshire

The number of mental health nurses working at the region’s NHS trusts is falling as campaigners call on the Government to fulfil its pledge on recruitment.

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Hospital plan ‘will save £175m’ - but a new PFI deal is needed

Hospital plan ‘will save £175m’ - but a new PFI deal is needed

Controversial plans to demolish Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and replace the hospital with a smaller site without an A&E department will save the NHS £175m – but are reliant on pursuing a new PFI deal, a business case supporting the proposal has revealed.

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Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist to remind music festival campers - including Leeds and Reading Festivals - to have a #GasSafeSummer

Gas Safe Register advises festival-goers on staying gas safe this summer

With Britain’s summer music festival season in full swing - including Leeds and Reading Festivals later this month - Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist.
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New role: Rebecca, left, and Jen have joined the Candlelighters team

Rebecca’s new Candlelighters role

A new challenge with the Candlelighters charity is the next stop for a Mirfield woman after graduating from college.

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Imogen Walker, five, tries bowling at the Stainland Sports Association Junior Sports Mash-Up at Stainland Memorial Park

Sports and learning at summer Mash-Up

Rain didn’t stop play - or learning - when Stainland Sports Association held its Sports Mash-Up this summer.

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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

INADEQUATE: Health watchdog’s findings before Brighouse care home was closed

A health watchdog has revealed that services at a Brighouse care home were ‘putting people at risk’ as they were receiving inappropriate or unsafe care.

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Race For Life - Pretty Muddy, Savile Park. Warm-up.

Mud, glorious mud! Halifax women get Pretty Muddy for a great cause!

Women from across Yorkshire took part in the first Halifax Pretty Muddy event on Saturday to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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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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Routine operations axed at short notice by NHS trust in Calderdale

Calderdale and Huddesfield NHS Foundation Trust has seen the biggest increase iin the number of routine operations cancelled because of a shotrage of beds as healthcare trusts admit they are facing ‘unprecedented demand’ nationwide.

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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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Training: John Spikings, left, Andrew Bateman, right, and bowlers Peter Hanson and David Widdop

‘Public’ life saver roll-out

Halifax Calder Rotary Club is funding the installation of a series of 24-hour public access defibrillators.

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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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