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Two years of treating people locally for Care Trust mental health patients

It has been two years since Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust first launched the First Response service, which offers mental health crisis support 24 hours a day, seven days a week to vulnerable people needing urgent crisis support.  This has resulted in people being cared for closer to home, with no out of area […]

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Care Trust staff huddle up to support patients

A mental health ward at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is the first in-patient ward across the region to receive national accreditation by the Yorkshire and Humber ANSN* Improvement Academy for its quality of safety huddles. Staff on Heather ward, based at Airedale Centre for Mental Health, which supports people with complex mental health […]

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Care Trust shortlisted for top national award

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s learning disability service is celebrating after being shortlisted for a national award. Waddiloves health clinic has been named as a finalist in the specialist services category of the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The awards are the most prestigious and sought after awards in UK health. They champion the […]

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MyWellbeing College gets people talking about Time to Talk Day

One in four of us are affected by low moods every year, and many of us have experienced anxiety and stress at some point in our lives. MyWellbeing College available at www.bmywellbeingcollege.nhs.uk, which was recently launched to help people navigate their way through life’s ups and downs, will be getting behind Time to Talk Day, […]

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MyWellbeing College teaches people how to beat stress

People in the Bradford, Wharfedale, Airedale or Craven are getting help to beat stress with free ‘stress buster’ sessions run by MyWellbeing College and available throughout the district. Stress is part of everyday life and can be beneficial; it can get us out of bed in the morning and motivates us throughout the day.  But […]

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Trust announces appointment of Director of Operations and Nursing

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of Debra Gilderdale as the Director of Operations and Nursing on the Trust Board. Currently Deputy Director of Mental Health Acute and Community Services, Debra has been interim Director of Operations and Nursing following Simon Large’s retirement in August 2016, who was succeeded by Nicola Lees in […]

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Care Trust shortlisted for National Service User Award

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating, having been shortlisted for a National Service User award. The awards celebrate patient projects in hospital services nationwide. The Trust has been announced as a finalist in the category Breaking Down Barriers Tackling Stigma for its festival of music and arts hosted at Lynfield Mount Hospital – […]

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Quality accreditation

Bradford South and West community mental health team is one of the first teams across the country to receive national recognition for the quality of care and treatment it provides. The Trust was one of eight NHS Trusts to be part of a pilot for community mental health teams to receive national accreditation by the […]

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New MyWellbeing College launches on Blue Monday to help people through life’s ups and downs

A new NHS MyWellbeing College launches, and is calling on people to enrol on wellbeing focused courses, on what has traditionally become known as the most miserable day of the year – Blue Monday, 16 January. When life’s ups and downs can leave us feeling low, unable to sleep, anxious or stressed, the new MyWellbeing […]

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Weekly energy boosting workshop for carers

Bradford District Care Trust’s, Carers Hub is hosting free weekly energising workshops to help boost carer’s energy. The workshops will give carers who maybe feeling fatigue and run down the opportunity to boost their own energy. Each session will be delivered by Jason Smith who specialises in hypnosis applications for health, healing and fitness. Jason […]

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