Improving access to general practice

NHS England has committed additional £500 million to enable CCGs to commission and fund additional GP capacity across England. There is more information about the scheme in this media release issued on 25 September 2017. To support the development of this service, NHS...

A more joined up approach for the CCGs’ governing bodies

From January 2018, the governing bodies of NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and NHS North Kirklees CCG are to hold their meetings in common which means they will meet in the same place and at the same time. These meetings in common are scheduled for 10.30am to 1.30pm on...

Order your repeat prescriptions before the holidays

Being ill is never fun, especially over a holiday period; that’s why people across Kirklees are being urged to make sure they order any repeat prescriptions they need ahead of the bank holidays. Forgetting to get repeat prescriptions puts a lot of pressure on...

Keep sure-footed as the temperature drops

Winter means icy and slippery conditions bringing risks of falling victim to slips and trips. That’s why NHS North Kirklees and NHS Greater Huddersfield CCGs are providing some tips on how you can prevent falling and what to do if you unfortunately do have a fall. Two...

Choose well this winter and help the NHS save lives

The local NHS is asking the public to help the NHS and people with life-threatening conditions this winter by choosing the right health service for their illness or injury. Winter, and the build up to the festive season is a busy time of year and it is very easy, when...