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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Column: Questions remain over hospital shake-up plans

Plans to radically alter hospital services in Calderdale and Kirklees have been on the cards for years now. The most recent proposals by local health bosses involve the closure of Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, with Kirklees patients needing to travel to Halifax for most hospital services. However, in the latest development the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt dismissed this as unsafe and sent the plans back to the drawing board.

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