Hundreds admitted to hospital with vitamin D deficiency at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

18 March 2019 – Halifax Courier

Hundreds of people are being sent to Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust with vitamin D deficiency according to data.

Vitamin D helps people keep healthy bones, muscles and teeth, according to the NHS.

In general, Vitamin D deficiency cases at the trust have risen over the last three years, with 710 diagnoses in the 12 months to March 2018, data from NHS Digital shows. This was one of the highest numbers seen by any trust in England.

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