Don’t visit people in hospital if you are ill

Airedale Hospital has issued a plea to visitors to help in the fight against the common winter bug norovirus that can cause diarrhoea and/or...

Diabetes UK and Tesco produce new healthy eating guide for South Asian communities

Diabetes UK and Tesco have teamed up to launch a new healthy eating guide available in combined English, Urdu, Bengali and Guajarati. The Enjoy Food...

PRICE and HARM advice for trips and slips this winter

Winter means icy and slippery conditions bringing risks of falling victim to slips and trips. That’s why advice from NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, NHS...

Don’t wait at A&E on a Saturday – visit your GP practice instead

People are being urged not to wait at A&E if they have an urgent health problem on Saturdays during the winter - as many...

Health and adult social care must embrace complaints to improve services

People could be being put off from making complaints about health and adult social care, which is leading to concerns not being identified and...

Time to tackle dementia in diverse communities

The University of Salford's Institute for Dementia has found that more needs to be done to support people from diverse communities living with dementia,...

Bradford’s work to tackle major risk factor for stroke has Europe-wide profile

A pioneering Bradford district project to help prevent strokes in people with a common heart rhythm disorder has been showcased in a high-profile European...

Poor communication, errors in diagnosis and poor treatment tops the list of hospital complaints...

A report published today has revealed that the top three reasons for hospital complaints investigated by the Ombudsman Service were poor communication, errors in...

Pharamacy First means that no appointments are required

Recent surveys show that nationally 57 million GP appointments, and up to a third of A&E attendances each year are used by people with...

What is Black Seed?

By Fatima Patel Genuine black seed (lat. Nigella sativa) belongs to the plant family Ranunculaceae. Its Arabic name is Habbah al-baraka, meaning "blessed seed." A long...