Health and wellbeing
Information about children's health, drug and alcohol abuse, going into hospital, HIV and AIDS, Hospice care and recovering from illness.
Support and guidance is available if you who want to quit smoking, have a drugs habit or feel that your alcohol intake is becoming a problem.
If your child is pre-school age health advice is available from the Health Visitor. Once at school the School Nurse is available to give support and advice.
Information and advice about the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the need to report faulty equipment.
If you are in receipt of benefits it is important to notify the Council that you are going into hospital.
The Council and several voluntary organisations can help families to cope and plan for future long term care.
Hospices provide care specifically for terminally ill people and are able to give support to their carers both in the hospice and at home.
Calderdale Local Healthwatch is a new organisation for patients and users of health and social care services. It will represent the community and be able to influence the decisions made about local services.
There are support services available to help you regain your confidence and fitness after being ill.
A directory of services and support for adults in Calderdale.