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Carer Confident Trust ready for Carers Week

Photograph of Michelle Kineer showing the Trust's Carer Confident certificate

With one in seven people in the workforce caring for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to have become the second NHS Trust in West Yorkshire to achieve level 2 Carer Confident accreditation. The accreditation from Employers for Carers (EfC) is supported by the specialist […]

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NHS Trust gets ready to race the dragon

Staff from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust will be competing in the annual Bradford Dragon Boat Festival to raise vital funds for the Trust’s charity, Better Lives. Teams will once again congregate at Roberts Park to race the dragon on Sunday 2 July 2023, joining in the celebration for the NHS 75th birthday. The […]

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Help shape our plans, 2023-2026

In 2019, we asked our colleagues, people who use our services, partners and communities, to help develop our three-year strategic plan. We now need your help to shape our priorities for the next three-years, from mid-2023 to 2026,  to support our communities across Bradford and Craven. Our current Trust values (how we behave) of ‘we […]

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All smiles for the Great Bradford Brushathon

children pictured learning how to brush teeth properly

Families, care home residents and people using mental health services in Bradford and Airedale will be receiving expert advice on how to achieve a healthy smile and keep teeth and gums in tip-top condition as part of National Smile Month 15 May to 15 June. Anne-Marie Dorrington, service manager with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation […]

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Local healthcare support worker goes ‘above and beyond’

Local mum, Rosie, has shared how a healthcare support worker from the Children’s Learning Disability team at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has gone above and beyond to support her daughter recently. Rosie’s daughter is 14 and attends a local specialist school for pupils with a wide range of complex needs. The family started […]

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Golfers set to tee-off for the NHS 75th birthday

Better Lives charity Fundraising Officer Helen Verity with Jas Athwal and the winning team from last years golf day 175x175

In celebration of the NHS 75th birthday, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s charity, Better Lives, is inviting local people and companies from Bradford, Wharfedale, Airedale and Craven to sign up to their annual charity golf day. The event on Friday 7 July is once again proudly sponsored by The Yorkshire Clinic. The day, held […]

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Occupational therapists’ travel creates lasting health legacy for children in Sri Lanka

Whilst some people see travel as a means of escape, Khazina Hussain and Nadia Khan, occupational therapists (OTs) at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, see it as an opportunity to help others and make a difference to the health and wellbeing of children in Sri Lanka. With the backing of the Trust and in […]

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Junior doctors – industrial action from 11 April

Junior doctors are planning to take industrial action for four days from Tuesday 11 April. The strike is likely to cause disruption to hospital, mental health, GP and community pharmacy services. During strike action, the NHS will prioritise resources to protect key areas including emergency treatment, critical care, neonatal care, and trauma. The NHS will […]

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Healthcare hero’s 52 years in the NHS

Qualifying as a nurse over half a century ago, local healthcare hero Savitri Cameron has dedicated her life to the NHS. She has seen enormous changes take place over her 52 years in service, not only working as a mental health nurse but training as a midwife, health visitor and community matron too. Now 72 […]

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Care Trust goes above and beyond in patient assessments

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust exceeds the national average in the latest Patient-Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) results. The PLACE assessments look at a range of areas and are carried out by groups of assessors including service users, relatives, carers and patient advocates. The annual assessments score NHS organisations on key aspects […]

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