Calderdale GPs get set for special parkrun

Calderdale GPs get set for special parkrun

Calderdale GPs and their patients are gearing up to take part in the borough’s first ever GP practice parkrun. Several practices across Calderdale have already signed up to run, jog, walk or volunteer at their local parkrun – Halifax, Brighouse or Todmorden – on Saturday 28 September. Calderdale Council has been working with practices to… Continue Reading

Crisis Pregnancy Care secure Quality for Health standard

Crisis Pregnancy Care secure Quality for Health standard

Crisis Pregnancy Care, based in Halifax, is one of the latest organisations to have achieved Quality For Health,  a robust quality assurance standard for groups and organisations delivering health and wellbeing services. The charity, Crisis Pregnancy Care provides counselling and support to help families in crisis due to pregnancy or pregnancy loss. Volunteers also offer free… Continue Reading

New provider of wheelchair services for Calderdale and Kirklees announced

New provider of wheelchair services for Calderdale and Kirklees announced

Ross Care, specialist providers of wheelchair services and mobility equipment across the UK, will provide NHS posture and mobility (wheelchair) services across Kirklees and Calderdale from 1 October 2019. This follows a procurement process by NHS Greater Huddersfield, NHS North Kirklees and  NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs): the NHS organisations in charge of planning… Continue Reading

Self Care Week: Choose Self Care for Life

Self Care Week: Choose Self Care for Life

Self Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self care across communities, families and generations. This year’s theme is engaging and empowering people and the strapline is Embracing Self Care for Life. We are supporting Self Care Week 2018, which runs from 12 – 18 November. Self Care… Continue Reading

Volunteering

Volunteering

As part of Calderdale Council’s #resilience takeover week, organisations around Calderdale, including the CCG, are taking to social media tell people what it is that makes them resilient for the future. The CCG works with partners in Calderdale’s voluntary and charity sector to provide a range of volunteering opportunities for its staff. Volunteering helps our people… Continue Reading

Report on wheelchair services in Calderdale and Kirklees published

Report on wheelchair services in Calderdale and Kirklees published

Calderdale CCG has published an independent report on wheelchair (posture and mobility) services in Calderdale and Kirklees. Produced by PCAN, a Kirklees-based charity supporting parents and carers of children with additional needs, and commissioned by Calderdale, Greater Huddersfield and North Kirklees CCGs, the report gathers the views of over 450 wheelchair users and their families,… Continue Reading