Walk for Wellbeing: Autumnal wander through Sowerby Bridge with an allotment treat!

Join Healthy Minds on 25th October 2017 for a walk for wellbeing at Sowerby Bridge nature reserve, allotment visit with pumpkin treats and hot drink to finish!

Meet at Sowerby Bridge outdoor market at 1.00pm. From here we will catch the 579 bus to Healthy Minds allotment up the road. After having a look around the allotment we will start a short walk mainly downhill combined with a visit Milner Royd Nature Reserve at Sowerby Bridge. We will finish at St.Paul’s church in Sowerby Bridge for allotment grown pumpkin treats and warm drinks.

Have your say on GP services in Calderdale

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to improve healthcare available to people living across the borough. They would like to know how you think the CCG can improve access to local GP services. Please tell us your views by filling in this survey: Improving access to GP services. For more information, visit https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/gp-access/  

Restart a Heart Day 2017 – Free CPR Training for Kids & Families with Best Practice Training

On 16th October 2017, Best Practice Training are taking part in the European-wide “Restart a Heart” campaign!

Our aim is to train as many children and young adults as possible to be able to perform lifesaving CPR. We are encouraging as many local schools and youth groups to get involved in the day, with the aim of building the next generation of life savers in Calderdale. 21687861_1983363888600263_6464809234816321980_n

Our qualified trainers have volunteered to take part in the day. They will be available from 9am – 2pm to travel to local schools, where they are able to facilitate a 1 hour interactive training session. (Maximum of 12 participants per group). From 3pm – 8pm our trainers will be based back at our training centre in Mytholmroyd, where you can book onto one of our scheduled 1 hour training sessions.

Participants will receive a certificate for attending, alongside a small gift. There will be games, prizes and cakes for sale on the day, with all proceeds going to the British Heart Foundation.

It doesn’t matter how old you are, these skills are vital in performing lifesaving CPR. So please encourage your pupils, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews to take part.

Don’t let them miss out on this FREE opportunity.

Book your slot:
01422 883444


Public meeting – Equality Forum Calderdale, all welcome!

The Equality Forum for Calderdale aims to provide an opportunity for the views and needs of different communities of interest to be fed into the policy and service planning processes of statutory organisations within the district. equalitylogo

The Equality Forum for Calderdale will hold its annual public meeting on Wednesday 4th October.  The meeting will take place at the Kings Centre, Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TS from 5.30pm.  We are pleased to announce that Julie Killey,  Service Manager for Commissioning & Partnership (Adult & Children’s Service) will be attending.

All members of the public are welcome to attend as it will provide you the opportunity to ask direct questions on issues that may be of concern to you. It is important that all members of the community representing different groups attend to ensure that we are listening and taking into consideration issues that affect you in terms of  Commissioning & Partnership in Calderdale and we can then try and address some of these concerns.