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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust runs the two main hospitals in Huddersfield and Halifax – Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital - and provides outreach services in the local communities.

Last year more than 119,000 men, women and children were cared for as inpatients (stayed at least one night) or day cases and more than 414,000 people attended our outpatient clinics. Our A&Edepartments at both hospitals cared for more than 141,000 people.From April 2012 to March 2013 some 185,000 adult service and 90,000 children service contacts were provided by our community teams.

Our Trust is recognised as being amongst the top performing Trusts in the country and we are continuing to modernise and invest in our health services to build on our strong reputation.

Foundation trusts are public leaders in improving quality in health services. They are part of the NHS – yet decisions about what they do and how they do it are driven by independent boards. Boards listen to their Membership Council and respond to the needs of their members – patients, staff and the local community.

Foundation trusts provide what the health service wants, yet are also free to invest quickly in the changes the local community needs, in striving to be the best, and in putting their patients first.