Category Archives: Health and Social Care

The Chief Executive of Calderdale Council has been appointed as the Accountable Officer for NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), uniting health and care services within the borough. Robin Tuddenham, who has been the Chief Executive of Calderdale Council since May 2017, will take up the additional role in the Autumn, ensuring that commissioning and… read more … about Health and care join forces in Calderdale>>

Robin

As the country moves towards the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, Calderdale Council, in partnership with public, private and community sector organisations, is planning the local recovery and reset of how we will work to ensure a safe future for everyone and to rebuild our place and our economy. The Government is due to… read more … about Building a safe and strong future for Calderdale>>

Cllr Tim Swift

In the fight against COVID-19, Calderdale Council is working with local organisations who are donating or producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for our hardworking staff in the NHS and social care, and is calling on Government for an urgent, longer-term solution to the national PPE shortage. Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council, said: “We… read more … about Calderdale gets to work on personal protective equipment>>

Nick Barber

Calderdale Council and our social care providers are leading on the delivery of social care services to several thousand of our most vulnerable people, every hour of every day, in Calderdale during the pandemic. We are seeing a huge determined effort showing love, kindness and compassion to those who really need our help and support…. read more … about Our social care heroes support the most vulnerable>>

Cllr Metcalfe

Calderdale Council is doing all it can to support the borough’s most vulnerable residents as part of its response to COVID-19. Around 1.5 million people in the UK have been identified as being at risk of severe illness if they catch coronavirus (COVID-19).  This includes people with serious underlying health conditions such as specific cancers… read more … about Support for the extremely vulnerable>>

COVID

Two years ago we came together as health and care leaders in place committing to collaborating at a local level through establishing Calderdale Cares. This work is now more important than ever. This joint statement from the leaders of health and care organisations sets out what we are doing together and also what you can… read more … about Coronavirus (COVID-19) – joint statement from Calderdale Health and Care Leaders>>

COVID

Calderdale Council has been ranked as one of the top 15 councils in the country for adult social care. In a major independent survey, public service consultancy, IMPOWER has named the Council as one of the most productive local authorities nationwide for the second year running. The IMPOWER index measures which councils are spending their… read more … about Calderdale ranked as one of top UK councils for adult social care>>

Cllr Metcalfe

Supporting frontline services which protect vulnerable children and adults is the priority within the Cabinet’s budget plans for 2020/21. The proposals were presented at a Cabinet meeting on Monday 13 January 2020, marking the start of a 28 day public consultation. The Government has not yet announced the level of funding for local authorities beyond… read more … about A budget for a sustainable future>>

Cllr Swift

Calderdale Council is furthering its commitment to tackling the obesity crisis by considering adoption of the Local Government Healthy Weight Declaration. The declaration is a council commitment to promote healthy weight and looks to ensure that the healthy choice is the easier choice. Initially developed by the Food Active programme, the declaration has already been… read more … about Creating a healthier future for Calderdale>>

Cllr Shoukat