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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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Health passport issued to district’s young people

It’s destination Bradford City Football Club on the 15th October as local NHS health providers, commissioners and the voluntary sector, team up to help young people on their health care journey. Your Future, Your Health is a free one day event, expected to welcome 500 young visitors. On the day, each young person will receive […]

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Care Trust shortlisted for top national awards

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating, having been shortlisted for two top national awards.  The community health, mental health and specialist learning disabilities provider is a finalist in the Provider Trust of the Year and Board Leadership categories of the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The awards are the most prestigious and sought […]

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Care Trust says “Hello” to Dr Kate Granger

Dr Kate Granger, MBE visited staff at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust today to share the story of her ‘hello my name is’ campaign and the importance of good communication with patients and their families. Kate, a doctor at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust who has a terminal cancer, started the campaign two […]

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Care Trust to lead NHS staff well-being initiative

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust will lead the way in improving the health and wellbeing of health service staff in England in a new £5million initiative. The Care Trust was announced yesterday by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens as one of ten health organisations across the country to deliver workplace initiatives aimed at […]

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Minister sees local response to mental health crisis

Today the Department of Health released information about its national programme to improve care for people experiencing mental health crisis.  Figures show that the use of police cells as a ‘place of safety’ have more than halved thanks to the Crisis Care Concordat- a programme to drive up standards in mental health crisis care across […]

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Dementia Assessment Unit opens

A £2.5 million state- of- the- art Dementia Assessment Unit (DAU) was officially opened in Bradford today. The unit based at Lynfield Mount Hospital will welcome patients from across Craven, Airedale and Bradford from Thursday. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust designed the 22 en-suite single bedded DAU in line with best practice and sought […]

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Care Trust environment gets patient approval

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has received high scores from patients for the third year running in the system that assesses the quality of the hospital environment. Figures released today shows the Care Trust has scored above the national average in four areas of the PLACE (patient-led assessments of the care environment) assessment. 11 […]

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Invite to view Dementia Assessment Unit

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is inviting the public to view their state-of-the-art Dementia Assessment Unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital. The £2million unit has been designed in line with national best practice and reviewed by independent experts. Annie Pollock, Architect and Director of Landscape Design at the University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre will […]

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