Category Archives: Health

Calderdale residents are being asked for their views on pharmacy services in Calderdale.  Calderdale Council, Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group and Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire are running a short survey about the way pharmacies (chemists) in Calderdale operate, to ensure that they provide the right type of services to meet residents’ needs across the borough. This… read more … about Have your say on Calderdale pharmacy services>>

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Ten years after smoking was banned from public places there has been a significant drop in the number of smokers in Calderdale.  On 1 July 2007 it became illegal to smoke in restaurants, bars, clubs and other public places, protecting staff and guests from breathing second hand smoke.  New figures from Public Health England show… read more … about Healthier Calderdale after 10 year smoking ban>>

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Local volunteers are invited to join Calderdale Council and a range of other organisations as they take to the streets of Todmorden in their latest clean up event from Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June. During the five days of action, the Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue… read more … about Help make a difference in Todmorden>>

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A new campaign to encourage people to leave their car at home one day a week will launch in Calderdale this April. By persuading people to take at least one in five of their journeys by bike, foot, train or bus, Calderdale Council hopes the campaign will encourage people to be more physically active, improve… read more … about Leave the car at home for 1 in 5>>

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Local disabled people should have equal access to all areas of Calderdale so they can live independently within the community.    Calderdale Council is developing a new strategy to support disabled people and re-design services which may prevent people from being independent.    The Council now wants to hear the experiences of disabled people, family members, carers,… read more … about Have your say on the All Age Disability Strategy>>

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Calderdale Council has launched a new scheme to help keep local people safe when getting a tattoo. The licensing and environmental health teams have set up the Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme to help people find registered tattooists in Calderdale that meet high standards of hygiene and professionalism. Calderdale has seen an increase in the number… read more … about New tattoo hygiene rating scheme to help protect local people>>

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The first 1000 days of life are the most important in a child’s development according to a new report published by Calderdale Council. The Calderdale Public Health Annual Report 2016 focuses on the earliest stages of a child’s life, from conception to their second birthday, and explores how to make sure they thrive. All Directors… read more … about From womb to world in Calderdale>>

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Press release from Cancer Research UK Smokers in Calderdale are being targeted by a new campaign to highlight the effectiveness of local Stop Smoking Services.   Cancer Research UK has launched an advertising campaign, supported by NHS Smokefree, aimed at increase awareness and encourage people to get help from their local Stop Smoking Service, which give smokers… read more … about Campaign highlights best chance of quitting for Calderdale smokers>>

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Calderdale food businesses who commit food hygiene offences now have the opportunity to attend hygiene awareness courses to help them to improve.  This innovative scheme allows offending businesses, who may formerly have faced prosecution, the alternative option of attending Calderdale Council’s Food Hygiene and Safety Awareness Course, to educate them in the importance of hygiene… read more … about New course of action for hygiene offenders>>

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