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Gold award for Bradford’s NHS dementia unit

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has won a national gold award for its state-of-the-art dementia assessment unit (DAU) at Lynfield Mount Hospital. The facility has been given the highest accolade by the leading Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) at Stirling University, for its high-quality dementia friendly design that has been created with input from […]

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Families step up for healthier lifestyle with help from Care Trust

Health visitors from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust are helping families with children under five lead more active lifestyles by inviting them to take part in a local weekly walk. The walks organised by the Care Trust aim to encourage families to become more active, reduce isolation and provide an opportunity to meet other […]

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MP officially opens Carers Hub providing vital support for carers in district

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new Carers Hub on 18 March 2016 in Bradford to provide vital support for people in the district caring for loved ones. The Trust has involved carers every step of the way in the design of the Carers Hub, from deciding what services and facilities will […]

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Are you making your voice heard about NHS services?

Do you know that, any time you use NHS healthcare, you can give fast, anonymous feedback that could help improve services? The Friends and Family Test (FFT) asks a simple question to find out whether, based on your experience, you rate the service highly enough to say you would recommend it to the people you […]

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A year of treating people locally for Care Trust mental health patients

A radical redesign of urgent mental health care in Bradford has resulted in people being cared for closer to home, with no out of area placements in the last year, under the care of Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has hosted a celebration event to mark the achievement […]

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Friends and family test awards

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust wins recognition in national awards. The Trust’s Patient Experience and Involvement Team have been selected as a finalist in a national awards scheme about the way patient and staff feedback is used to improve healthcare services. The Friends and Family Test (FFT) is a way to find out from […]

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Top scores for Bradford Care Trust in national NHS staff survey

Staff at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust are highly motivated at work and have high levels of engagement, according to this year’s national NHS staff survey published today (23 February). The award-winning Care Trust out-performed other combined mental health, learning disability and community organisations in both areas, alongside staff feeling able to make improvements […]

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Trust announces appointment of new non-executive director

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed Dr Zulfi Hussain, MBE as the latest addition to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Dr Hussain, as Non-Executive Director replaces Derrick Palmer who retired at the end of October 2015, after eight years of service. In November 2015 the Trust actively sought applications from Black […]

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Trust experts influence parliament as national leads for mental and physical health

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust leading mental health experts Kate Dale and Fiona Cooke have been announced as joint national leads for the Positive Practice Mental Health Collaborative’s Special Interest Group on Integrated Physical and Mental Health Care, which helps to influence policy makers and politicians. The Collaborative raises the profile of mental health […]

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Mental health trust backs ‘zero approach’ in suicide prevention campaign

Tragically one person dies every two hours as a result of suicide in England.   When someone takes their own life, the effect on family, friends and loved ones is devastating.  Suicide touches everyone – and the emotional toll on those left behind remains long after the event. Despite the devastating impact this has on the […]

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