Back to School Asthma campaign launches in Kirklees

The local NHS and Kirklees Council have launched a campaign to encourage parents and guardians of children with asthma to ensure their children keep using their asthma medication throughout the summer holidays – and all year round. There is a peak in children...

Long term plan engagement report welcomed

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) leaders have welcomed the publication of a Healthwatch public engagement report ‘What would you do?’.  In 2018, the government announced that the NHS’ budget would be increased by £20 billion a...

Top tips to avoid the misery of hay fever

For those who suffer with hay fever, summer can be a miserable time. Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollens and the effects of hay fever can range from being quite mild, to having serious effects on your normal daily life. Common symptoms include a runny, itchy...

New home oxygen service provider appointed

NHS North Kirklees and NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have awarded the contract for the Home Oxygen Assessment and Review Service for patients in the Kirklees area to Baywater Healthcare. All clinical assessments for home oxygen therapy...