Improving health in Calderdale
We are working to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of the community.
We want to help you live a long, healthy life and reduce health differences between local areas. Working with other organisations, we aim to create a healthy environment and enable, inspire and motivate you to:
- make healthy choices
- seek treatment earlier
- protect yourself against health threats.
We are currently assessing the health needs of Calderdale so we understand what we need to work on. For further information about the assessment, visit Joint Strategic Needs Assessment|.
Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment
Calderdale Health and Wellbeing Board has a statutory responsibility to publish a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA). This document is used to assess the current provision of services through community pharmacies (commonly known as chemists), and identify any gaps in provision:
To find your nearest health service, search our online resources:
Muslims across Calderdale have begun fasting as part of Ramadan. If it is done correctly, fasting for Ramadan can be good for your health. Ramadan is also a time of self discipline so is also a good opportunity to stop smoking.
For help and advice on staying healthy during Ramadan, see Healthy Ramadan|.