Improving health in Calderdale

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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:

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|External link.

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:

Health services

To find your nearest health service, search our online resources:

Healthy Ramadan

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|External link.

Last Updated: 18/06/2015