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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust

A wide range of information on local NHS services in the two main hospitals in Halifax and Huddersfield and outreach services in local communities.

Healthwatch Kirklees

Healthwatch Kirklees is here to gather and represent the views of adults, young people and children living or using services in Kirklees.

Kirklees Active Leisure

KAL has a wide range of facilities on offer so it you are looking to try a new sport, practice an existing one or take a step on your chosen sports performance pathway KAL has something for you.

Kirklees Start programme

Start is for children and young people aged 2-16 years who are above a healthy weight or those who are at risk of becoming overweight. Start is a free weight management programme for children and their families.

My Health Tools Kirklees

Supporting people to manage the impact of their long term health condition through practical information, tools and skills.

Information last updated 08 December 2016

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.