'Radical change' needed for North Yorkshire's £35 million black hole in healthcare

North Yorkshire is facing a £35 million black hole in healthcare after the collective deficit of services has more than doubled in five years.
Helen (centre) on her final day at Harrogate District Hospital surrounded by friends and colleagues.

Helen says farewell to Harrogate Hospital after nearly 40 years service

A leading Occupational Therapist has said goodbye to Harrogate District Hospital after serving nearly 40 years with the NHS Trust.
A new network of organisations to improve Harrogate's health and wellbeing has met for the first time.

New bid to improve health issues in 'struggling' Harrogate District

A new networking group to help the Harrogate District improve its mental health and wellbeing provision has met for the first time.
Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.


Urgent recall issued by Tesco, Aldi and Nisa after METAL found in sausage rolls

Pastry products sold at major supermarkets are being urgently recalled following the discovery of metal in some items.

'A perfect storm': The care home crisis in the Harrogate District

Health chiefs and care professionals have described the care home ‘crisis’ in Harrogate as ‘a perfect storm’.


NHS send out urgent appeal as stocks of these blood groups run worryingly low

The NHS are urgently appealing for people with particular blood types to come forward and donate.

There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

Health warning issued with vampire flies set to infest parts of Britain

Warning after increase in cases of fly bites that can cause groin swelling and fever

Sun revellers are being warned by NHS England to be on alert for the blood-sucking Blandford fly, after cases related to the insect bite have dramatically increased in recent months.

Potentially deadly 'thunder fever' set to hit Yorkshire this weekend

An urgent warning has been issued to Yorkshire asthma fever sufferers after experts predicted a risk of the potentially deadly 'thunder fever' over the coming days.
Left to right: Volunteer Co-ordinator, Fiona Tomlinson and volunteers Vivienne Stone, Rachel Watson, Gill Tomlinson, Peternella Clarkson and Ruth Raspin.

Memories of a volunteer: Over 20 years service at Harrogate District Hospital

Five volunteers at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) have reflected on the privileges and responsibilities of more than two decades dedicated to helping others.

Harrogate mental health services to benefit from £23 million scheme

A share of £23 million has been awarded to Harrogate and Rural District CCG to improve perinatal mental health care services in the district.

Adorable five-year-old Bobbi has an incredible family behind her. Picture: Katie Gordon

Harrogate family's 'Herculean' effort for five-year-old born with rare condition

A Harrogate mum and her sister will be among thousands of others running the London Marathon this weekend, after her five-year-old daughter was born with a rare metabolic condition.

There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
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Harrogate mental health organisations invited to network in a bid to improve services

Voluntary and community mental health organisations in the Harrogate district, have been invited to an initial meeting to explore the possibility of a local service network.
Chair of FOHH, Andy Wilkinson, Owners of High Moor Farm, Park Peter Kershaw and Kimberley Holland, and FOHH Committee Member Jeannette Wilson.

Family-run business reaches £75,000 fundraising milestone for Harrogate hospital

A family-run business has reached a £75,000 fundraising milestone after its latest donation to purchase dementia friendly furniture for patients at Harrogate District Hospital.

Fostering a friendly and open discussion - with cake! Death Cafe organiser Cate Quinn.

'Death Cafe' lives again in Harrogate district

The Harrogate district's first 'Death Cafe' last year was so popular, it's back next week.
The new bloods and testing room.

£75,000 refurbish paediatric department opened at Harrogate District Hospital

A £75,000 refurbishment to the Paediatric Outpatients ward, has been officially opened at Harrogate District Hospital.

Harrogate midwives dress up as Call The Midwife characters to launch charity ball

In the same style as the popular TV series 'Call the Midwife', midwifery colleagues at Harrogate District Hospital have dressed up in typical 1960's uniforms to launch their first ever fundraising ball.
The flu team.

Meet Harrogate's vaccine squad - who immunise 55,000 children a year!

Over the last eight weeks we have met just some of the hardworking staff members and everyday health heroes at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust.

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