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National guidance on coronavirus

Stay alert to stay safe The Government’s guidance is asking people to ‘stay alert’ to help control the virus and to: Stay at home as much as possible. Work from home if you can. Limit contact with other people. Keep your distance if you go out, including for exercise (2 metres apart where possible). Wash […]

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Celebrating online support for local mums

This year’s Celebrating Breastfeeding Week (1-7 June) is focused on supporting breastfeeding during COVID-19, and in our area that means using the latest technology to ensure mums get the advice and support they need despite the pandemic. To protect families and staff, routine face-to-face clinics and visits are currently unavailable, but mums with breastfeeding worries […]

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CQC inspection report recognises significant improvements at Care Trust

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today (27 May) published its report following its inspection of one core service at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust in March this year. The report rates the Trust’s adult wards and psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) as ‘good’ across all five areas of caring, responsive, effective, safe and […]

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Care Trust encourages community to ‘step up’ in charity walking challenge

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is inviting communities across Bradford, Craven, Airedale, Wharfedale and Wakefield to take part in its ‘Step Up! for Better Lives’ challenge to raise money for the Care Trust’s Better Lives Charity. To support the recent launch of the Care Trust’s charity, Better Lives, the Trust’s Champions Show the Way […]

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Care Trust relaunches NHS charity ‘Better Lives’

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has relaunched its charity, Better Lives, with the aim to support patients and staff across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven and Wakefield. The charity, formally known as Bradford District Care NHS Trust Charitable Fund, has been renamed ‘Better Lives’, to reflect the charity’s vision to create better lives by improving […]

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Community comes together to raise funds, pack bags and deliver to local people

When the Chapel House pub in Low Moor, Bradford put out a Facebook post asking for people to distribute packages to vulnerable people at home due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s District Nursing Sister Rachel Ash got in touch right away. The team at Chapel House had been making up […]

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Care Trust Chief Executive moving to new role

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust chief executive, Brent Kilmurray, has announced that he is to leave the Trust in June. Brent is taking up a new position as chief executive of Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. During his time with the Trust, Brent has led a number of key initiatives including […]

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Mental health support for local communities during COVID-19

People who need urgent mental health support are being offered more help over the phone during the coronavirus outbreak. The district helpline for people experiencing emotional distress, First Response, is still operating 24 hours a day and charities have moved safer space crisis services to telephone support. Government restrictions mean face-to-face contact is limited across […]

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Top tips for your mental wellbeing this spring

As the days get lighter and the clocks go forward on Sunday 29 March, People in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are being encouraged this spring to look after their mental wellbeing, as well as their physical wellbeing, by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s MyWellbeing College. The team, that provides online support to people […]

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Public Board meeting – March 2020

In light of the current COVID 19 situation, we will not be holding our normal Board meeting in public on 26 March or encouraging members of the public to attend.  We are currently planning to discuss a reduced public agenda (which will include a report from the Chair and the Chief Executive) and the minutes […]

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