Health & Wellbeing News

  • Being An Essential Care-Giver – If You Have A Relative In A Care Home
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZFNKB44lo8 Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...…more
  • Ramadan & Covid-19 Safety
    Muslims across the UK will be observing the holy month of Ramadan, this excellent short video provides guidance on how to celebrate Ramadan safely.  The video covers: 1 Can I have the vaccine whilst I’m fasting? 2 What happens if …more
  • Life Expectancy – Where Are We Today?
    There have been two turning points in trends in life expectancy in England in the past decade. From 2011 increases in life expectancy slowed after decades of steady improvement, prompting much debate about the causes. Then in …more
  • Strokes – How To Spot, What To Do!
    Stroke is the largest cause of disability in the UK and the fourth biggest killer. In West Yorkshire and Harrogate, around 3000 people a year have a stroke with two thirds of stroke survivors left with some form of physical, …more
  • April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
    Someone dies from bowel cancer in the UK every thirty minutes.  Seems unthinkable doesn’t it, especially when bowel cancer is treatable when diagnosed at an early stage. The problem is that only 9% of patients are diagnosed at …more
  • Report: Vaccine Blood Clots “Extremely Rare”
    From the BMJ Website Investigations by EU and UK regulators into reports of unusual blood clots after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine have concluded that these are a “possible” and “extremely rare” side effect. …more
  • April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
    Someone dies from bowel cancer in the UK every thirty minutes.  It seems unthinkable, especially as bowel cancer is treatable when diagnosed at an early stage. The problem is that only 9% of patients are diagnosed at that stage. …more
  • Survey: Covid-19 Vaccine Experiences In Calderdale
    NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group is working in partnership with Calderdale Council, Healthwatch Calderdale and VSI Alliance, and would like to know your views and experiences of the Covid-19 vaccines. If you have …more
  • More Fix Your Bike vouchers now available
    The Fix Your Bike scheme is open to anyone in England who has an unused cycle in need of a repair. However, as there are a limited number of vouchers available, please consider the needs of others before applying for a voucher …more
  • COVID-19: advice for smokers and vapers
    This is the latest advice for people who smoke or vape during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, from Public Health England People who smoke generally have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infection and of more …more
  • Healthy Minds – Workshops, Courses, Groups. April-June
    Here are Healthy Minds Calderdale’s latest Workshops, Courses & Groups running for the period April – June 2021 To book or for further details: Email: Nicky@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk Or call: 01422 345154 For wider …more
  • New Post-Covid Mental Health Plan Launched
    The UK Government has launched a plan to prevent, mitigate and respond to the mental health impacts of the pandemic during 2021 to 2022. Here’s their brief introduction to the plan, along with a link to the full document. …more
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