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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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NHS Trust’s new space to boost wellbeing for dedicated staff

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has opened a new staff wellbeing room this week to support our dedicated colleagues who often go the extra mile to ensure that service users receive the best possible care. The facilities within the room will provide staff with the tools and resources to monitor and improve their physical […]

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Junior doctors industrial action

Junior doctors in England are taking three days of industrial action for a period of 72-hours, 13-16 March. Unfortunately, this will impact on some appointments in our outpatient mental health hospitals but we are working hard to minimise the impact on those who use our services. We have contacted individuals to re-schedule appointments where required. […]

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Local community invited to get their running shoes on to raise money for Trust charity

Local people across Bradford and Craven are invited to get their running shoes on to join Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Better Lives charity for a free parkrun on Saturday 25 March at Roberts Park, Baildon. The parkrun is a weekly 5k community event, where people are invited walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate. […]

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Local resident takes on grueling 24-hour table tennis challenge to raise money for charity

Chris Farquhar, Organisation Development Facilitator at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, is set to attempt a gruelling 24-hour table tennis marathon to raise vital funds for the Trust’s Better Lives charity. The challenge will take place on Saturday 4 March, at Keighley Table Tennis Centre, where Chris will be taking on the Lord Mayor, […]

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