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We want to ensure that you are kept up to date with the latest news, events and announcements from your local health and care partnership. In this section you can find our latest media releases as well as events and campaign announcements.

‘Check in with a mate’ this Christmas

West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) has issued a renewed appeal for everyone to ‘check in with a mate’ this Christmas – with the festive period often proving a challenging time for many.

West Yorkshire partnerships come together to support people and communities through the cost-of-living crisis

West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (an integrated care system), The Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, and The West Yorkshire Combined Authority have set out their commitment to support people through the cost-of-living crisis. In a joint statement, they set out the pressures facing people living across the area, whilst highlighting that this is […]

Parents and carers in West Yorkshire asked to be on the lookout for symptoms of Group A streptococcus, or ‘Strep A’, in children (commonly called scarlet fever)

Parents and carers in West Yorkshire are being asked to be on the lookout for symptoms of Group A Streptococcus, or ‘GAS’, in children (more commonly known as scarlet fever). Symptoms include sore throat, headache, fever and a fine, pinkish or red body rash. On darker skin the rash can be more difficult to detect […]

Funding boost for children’s mental health support

Children’s charity SELFA has secured an £85,000 funding boost for children’s mental health support thanks to a new research report by Emma Pears, one of West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s (WY HCP) health equity fellows. The Children and Young People’s Mental Health in Rural Craven report identified a lack of accessible mental health services […]

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