Labour extends jobs guarantee pledge
Labour commits to fund a "jobs guarantee" for the long-term unemployed for the whole of the next parliament, if it wins power.
Gallagher wins Paralympic gold
Kelly Gallagher wins Britain's first ever Winter Paralympic gold with victory in the super-G event in Sochi.
Economy 'to hit 2008 peak by summer'
The size of the UK's overall economy will surpass its pre-recession peak by this summer, says the British Chambers of Commerce.
Quarry dog attack: Man arrested
The owner of a dog that attacked a woman in Lincoln and left her with "devastating injuries" is arrested.
National lung transplant list urged
Lung disease experts are calling for a new national system to identify lungs for transplant which could double the number of procedures [...]
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It is almost certain that the @LocalaDESMOND Twitter account has been hacked into. Rogue tweets are being issued containing a suspect link. If you receive such a tweet please DO NOT OPEN the link. Some people are receiving email...
Work to develop more innovative approaches to health care in the community will be strengthened by the appointment of a director with specialist expertise to the leadership team of the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Locala Community Partnerships, the community interest company (CIC) which provides NHS community healthcare services in and around Kirklees, is once again inviting local community, not-for-profit and charity groups to apply for...
Locala's How We Perform page has a new look, to showcase up to date CQUIN ( Commissioning for Quality and Innovation) results to the end of December 2013. The CQUIN results covers 11 standards including the NHS Safety Thermometer...
Encouraging people to get the right treatment, at the right time and from the right service is a continuing message but one that is particularly important at this time of year when temperatures drop and pressures on A&E...
New parents in north Kirklees could be putting their babies at risk without realising, according to a new campaign to highlight car baby seat safety.
The ‘Strap me, not wrap me’ campaign launches in health clinics and children’s...
A Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection of the Locala Walk In Centre in Dewsbury shows services provided there meet exacting quality and safety standards.
During the unannounced visit on January 4 this year the inspectors...