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Trust raising awareness during Mouth Cancer Action Month

In support of Mouth Cancer Action Month, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has been working in partnership Bevan Healthcare to offer a free mouth screening service for vulnerable adults. The Clinical Commissioning Groups funded the delivery of the service, making it more accessible for service users such as the homeless, asylum seekers, refugees and […]

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Volunteers step forward to make invaluable contribution to health and well-being in local area

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new initiative calling for local volunteers to work in partnership with the Trust to develop innovative and creative volunteering roles that will benefit service users and carers.  Volunteers will be given the opportunity to bring their knowledge, skills and experience to the volunteering role. They will […]

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Health care staff promote national alcohol awareness week at Bradford Royal Infirmary

In the Bradford district it’s estimated that there are around 92,000 people drinking at increasing risk levels.  Of these 17,000 are calculated to be drinking at higher risk levels that could lead to physical or psychological harm. 15,000 people are physically dependent upon alcohol. Suddenly stopping alcohol can be very dangerous.  The Alcohol Care Team […]

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First Response wins Nursing Times Award

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s First Response Service has been awarded the Nursing in Mental Health award by the Nursing Times. The service, which was set up earlier this year, has improved access to urgent and mental health crisis care for people across the district. First Response offers support 24 hours a day, seven […]

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Lord Mayor visits Dementia Assessment Unit

The Lord Mayor of Bradford visited the newly opened Dementia Assessment Unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital today. Staff from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust welcomed Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Joanne Dodds, to the £2.5m unit which was opened in August. Councillor Dodds was given a tour of the 22 en-suite single bedded unit […]

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Care Trust marks end of Black History Month

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust marked the end of Black History Month with a celebration in Acute Care Services. Throughout the month Trust staff have joined local partners to look back at the experiences of African and Caribbean people and learn ways that services can be improved for people from Black, Minority and Ethnic […]

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Patient Experience is the focus

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a free talk, Thursday 29 October at the Cellar Trust, Shipley as part of its ‘Board on the Road’ meetings. Service users, volunteers and NHS staff will share steps the Care Trust has taken to improve patient experience over the years. This includes changes to the complaints […]

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Care Trust campervan heads to Skipton

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is inviting patients, carers and members of the public to give their views of its services on board a video diary campervan. The provider of mental health, community health and specialist learning disability services will be in Skipton this week. People are invited to jump on board and share […]

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Survey reveals Care Trust amongst best for mental health services

A national survey has placed the community mental health care provided by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust amongst the best in the country. The results of  a survey published today by the independent regulator, the Care Quality Commission reveal the Trust is one of five providers classed as ‘better than expected’ for more than […]

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Your future, your health

Local NHS health providers, commissioners and the voluntary sector, teamed up to help young people on their health care journey today at Bradford City Football Club. Your Future, Your Health is a free one day event, which welcomed 800 young visitors. Each young person received a health passport and was challenged to collect stamps from […]

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