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Care Trust launches free weight loss groups

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is launching nine new weight loss groups across the district. They are free to adults living in Bradford and Airedale who would like to lose weight and make lifestyle changes. The first group starts w/c 12 September at Allerton Health Centre, 10am-11.30am. The groups are held weekly, Monday to […]

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Bradford Care Trust appoints new board member

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Professor Gerry Armitage as a non-executive director to the Trust Board. He will take up the role on 1 October when non-executive director (NED), Nadira Mirza, steps down after serving two terms with the Trust. Professor Armitage brings considerable senior-level experience to the role from the university […]

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Care Trust amongst best performing

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked amongst the best performing NHS organisations in the country in this year’s Patient-led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) assessment released yesterday (15 August). The Care Trust has received high scores from patients for the fifth year running in the system that assesses the quality of the […]

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Nursing team is shortlisted for Nursing Times award

The Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Complex Care team has been shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times award, in the ‘HRH The Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approaches to Care’ category. The team was commissioned as a one year project from April 2016, and was subsequently re-commissioned for an additional two years. It is a […]

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Top tips for your mental wellbeing this summer

People in Bradford are being encouraged this summer to look after their mental wellbeing, as well as their physical wellbeing, by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s MyWellbeing College team. The team, that provides one-to-one, group and online support to people experiencing low mood or stress, has put together some simple tips to help people […]

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Mental health crisis safe Haven celebrates first anniversary

The first birthday of Haven, a day-time adult mental health service, at the Cellar Trust has been marked by a breakfast celebration at the centre.  Hundreds of people have benefitted from the service, accessed through the Trust’s First Response service, since Haven opened its doors, a year ago, to vulnerable people needing urgent mental health […]

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Care Trust nurses and firefighters join forces to prevent falls

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to support vulnerable people across the district who are at an increased risk of falling. The Trust has embarked on an 18 month project to train all firefighters across Bradford and Airedale to identify people aged over 65 who […]

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Patient’s story makes an impact at Care Trust Board meeting

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is inviting people to attend its monthly Board meeting on Thursday 27 July. The meeting will be held, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, at Admin Meeting Room, Lynfield Mount Hospital, Heights Lane, Bradford, BD9 6DP. Attendees will hear first-hand how patient experience is making an impact at the highest level of […]

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New film launched to support recovery

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new training programme to support people in low secure mental health services on their journey towards recovery. Included in the programme is a training filmed called ‘I’m a service user get me out of here’ which plays on the popular reality TV programme and features ex-service […]

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Six months for College helping people with life’s ups and downs

More people across the district are now getting help with anxiety, stress and low mood thanks to a free NHS service launched by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. Since it’s launch on 21 January this year, MyWellbeing College has seen almost 5,000 people register for support which has resulted in more people recovering and […]

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