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Stay well this winter event for carers

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s, District Nurse, Sarah Horsfall is hosting a dedicated talk, Tuesday 29 November, for carers to help them stay well this winter. Sarah has been a district nurse for 11 years and has a wealth of experience working in the community for over 25 years.  She will be offering advice […]

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Care Trust raises awareness during Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016

In support of Mouth Cancer Action Month that runs until the end of November, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s community dental service has been raising awareness with health professionals and the general public on the potential warning signs and symptoms of mouth cancer, as well as the factors that could put people at risk. […]

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New Chief Executive appointed to lead Bradford Care Trust

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of Nicola Lees as its new Chief Executive that will take immediate effect. Currently Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Operations, Nicola has been interim Chief Executive since Simon Large retired in August 2016. Nicola Lees brings a wealth of experience to the role, including […]

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Care Trust encourages local community to be healthy this winter during self care week

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is hosting an event encouraging people to manage minor ailments at home and choose healthy options such as eating well and keeping active, to improve their overall physical and mental health, and a sense of wellbeing this winter. The event takes place Wednesday 16 November, during self-care week (14-20 […]

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Children protect themselves from catching flu

Nurses from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s immunisation team have visited Ley Top Primary School offering children the flu vaccination. Saiqa Kauser, Immunisation Operational Lead at the Care Trust, said: “Flu can be horrible for little children, and if they get it, they can spread it around the whole family. Children can become very […]

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Care Trust’s drive to support people with dementia

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is inviting members of the public to attend a free talk on dementia, which according to the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Network for Dementia, is a condition affecting around 5000 people in the Bradford district, with numbers set to rise to approximately 6000 by 2020. The talk will be […]

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Trust hosts career focused event in speech and language therapy

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a speech and language therapy career focused event on Friday 11 November 2016. Speech and language therapy provides treatment, support and care for children and adults who have difficulties with communication, or with eating, drinking and swallowing. The career focused event is aimed at people interested in […]

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Young people help design new mental health service

A new service is set to launch in Bradford, on 26 October, which will enhance mental health support for children and young people, aged under 18, across the district. The new service will provide a homely and welcoming overnight place for vulnerable children and young people to visit in emotional distress or crisis. Bradford District […]

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Care Trust staff help local community to ‘Stay Well This Winter’

In the coming week’s children in school years one, two and three across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven will be offered a nasal spray flu vaccination at school and in some community clinics. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is delivering the immunisation programme in schools to protect not just children but their younger siblings, […]

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Care Trust triumphs with award win at national Positive Practice Awards

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating after becoming an award winner at the national Positive Practice Awards. The awards celebrate positive practice in mental health and are supported by NHS England. The Care Trust was announced as the winner of the prestigious Crisis Care Pathway Award at the glittering awards ceremony. A radical […]

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