Health & NHS News & Advice

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    Losing Weight With The Better Living Service
    Would you like to improve your health and wellbeing?  Do you feel you need some support to get started?  The Better Living Service can help you do just that!  They support the residents of Calderdale (aged 18+) to lose weight, …
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    Disability and Periods
    Disabled people have periods – it happens. Some may have easy menstrual cycles whilst others may experience trickier periods, with heavy bleeding, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, anaemia and much more – no matter …
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    Report: professionalisation of care workers
    This new report from the Nuffield Trust finds that perceptions of care work as low skilled continue to persist, despite the pandemic highlighting just how vital care workers are. In recent years there has been increased debate …
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    Stoptober is back!
    Whether you want to start breathing easier, feel the energy boost or even have a little more money to spend, there has never been a better time to stop smoking. Remember, it’s never too late to join the thousands of people …
  • Memory Lane Cafe – Dementia Support
    Memory Lane Cafe is a local community group providing support for people affected by dementia, other memory problems, and isolation. They have regular cafes in Sowerby Bridge (St Paul’s Church) and in Halifax (Maurice …
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    New Mental Health Service For Calderdale
    Vita Health Group works in partnership with the NHS to provide mental wellbeing services to support local residents in various districts throughout the UK, including Calderdale. Here’s what they have to say about their …
  • Seated Exercise at Hipperholme Christ Church
    There’s a Seated Exercise class at Hipperholme Christ Church every Tuesday. Active Rainbow come to Hipperholme Christ Church every Tuesday morning to offer seated exercise sessions! This is a very friendly class and they …
  • Free Cycle for Health Course in Halifax
    The next Cycle for Health course in Halifax is enrolling, details as below;  Where: Spring Hall Athletics Track, Huddersfield Road, Halifax, HX3 0AA When: Saturday 2pm – 4pm Start Date: Saturday 24th September Cycle for Health is …
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    Activity Alliance Newsletter
    Andy Street: “I want to see these Games deliver a lasting legacy” This year’s Commonwealth Games were described as the most inclusive Games to date. We all enjoyed the brilliant showcase of sport, watching so many elite …
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    BSL & Subtitled Video: NHS Summer Messages
    We’ve been working with the NHS to spread the word about how to choose the correct NHS service. At our most recent Open Meeting, we gave a detailed presentation looking at this issue, with an additional focus on warm …