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Shortage of medicines for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)

There is a national shortage of the medication prescribed to help manage ADHD symptoms that is likely to last until the end of the year.  We are sharing an information leaflet to support people who are prescribed ADHD medicine. If you are trying to get your medicines, please contact your community pharmacy first to see […]

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Robbie Hunter-Paul and Tanya Arnold to host Care Trust charity mental health ball

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust charity, Better Lives are hosting an ‘Imagination Ball’ for World Mental Health Day, on Friday 13 October at Walton View Hotel, Bradford. Robbie Hunter-Paul, ex-Bradford Bulls and New Zealand Rugby League player and Tanya Arnold, Sports Journalist and Former BBC presenter will be hosting the event. Robbie Hunter-Paul, ex-Rugby […]

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New sensory room for dementia patients unveiled at Care Trust

A sensory room aimed at improving hospital wards for dementia patients has been unveiled at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust’s Better Lives Charity have funded the project, with sponsorship from the West Riding Masonic Community Fund, to enhance the healing environment for patients at the Trust and to stimulate the senses and […]

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NHS Trust celebrate staff achievements at first in person Annual Members’ Meeting since the pandemic

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’ Executive team were joined by members of the public on Thursday 21 September, to the first in person Annual Members’ Meeting since the pandemic. On the day there was a thank you event to celebrate staff for their hard work over the last year as well as stalls where […]

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Care Trust staff celebrate over 1500 years of service to the NHS

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has recognised the service of 66 staff members who together, have given over 1,890 years of service to the NHS, at a celebration event. Staff who have each given 25 and 40 years of service to support local communities, received an award and a long service certificate to mark […]

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Preventing a fall beats broken bones and loss of confidence

Most falls are not serious, but for elderly people who break bones, a fall often means loss of confidence and independence, as well as a hospital stay. That’s why the focus of this year’s Falls Awareness Week (Monday 18 September – Sunday 24 September) is firmly on prevention – helping older people put awareness into […]

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Care Trust social workers nominated for top national awards

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust social workers Kelly Bentley-Simon and James Hussain have been shortlisted in the prestigious Social Worker of the Year Awards 2023, in recognition of their extraordinary practice. Kelly Bentley-Simon has been selected as a finalist in the Newly Qualified Children’s Social Worker of the Year 2023 award category and James […]

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Care Trust welcomes clinical leader to Trust Board

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Sally Napper as non-executive director (NED) to its Trust Board. A registered nurse, Sally brings considerable senior level clinical leadership NHS experience to the Trust that provides mental health, community and learning disability services across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. Formerly an associate NED with the organisation, […]

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Care Trust invites local people to Annual Members’ Meeting and staff celebration event

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, people from across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are invited to attend an in-person joint Annual Members’ Meeting and staff celebration event, hosted by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. The event will be held on Thursday 21 September from 11.45am to 4.00pm at Kala Sangam, BD1 […]

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Older people benefit from Care Trust’s mental health exercise group

Older people in the community across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are benefiting from an exercise group to support mental health. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s charity, Better Lives and Skipton Charitable Foundation funded the equipment for the group. The exercise group is a physiotherapy led group for older people diagnosed with mental health […]

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