October is among other things Breast Cancer Awareness month and women in Calderdale are being urged to take up their breast screening appointments when two of the hospital services’ mobile units set up base in the area over the next few months. Health specialists from the Pennine Breast Screening programme will take up residence at … Continue reading Calderdale women urged to take up breast screening appointments
The vaccine is free if you are: 65 years old or overPregnantHave certain medical conditionsLiving in a long-stay residential care home or another long-stay care facilityA carer’s allowance, or who are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall illLiving with someone who’s at high risk of coronavirus … Continue reading Flu Vaccine Information
The latest Disability Partnership Calderdale Newsletter is out. This week it has extensive articles on Hate Crime and Hate incidens, with information of how to report and deal with it. There is still information on Coronavirus, Face Masks and helpful numbers. Download latest Disability Partnership Calderdale newsletter
Falling is something that can happen to us all at any time —miss a step coming off the bus, trip over a shoe lace or lose your balance—we have all been there. However, some people are more prone to falling and when falls stop being a rare accident and starts becoming more regular it can … Continue reading 1st to 7th October was Falls Prevention week
For the ninth year, the month of October is dedicated in an effort to stop smoking, whether regular cigarettes or e-cigarettes. If you have been thinking about quitting smoking and need some encouragement to do so, there’s never been a better time than right now. The importance of good health has been uniquely highlighted this … Continue reading Are you doing Stoptober?