Catherine Jowitt, Head of Charity and Volunteering at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, Barbara Keiss, Key Account Manager, Sovereign Health Care and Therese Patten Chief Executive at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.Bradford-based cash plan provider Sovereign Health Care has donated £15,000 to Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, and their charity Better Lives, to support the work of the Trust to develop both staff and services to enhance patient care.

The donation will go towards supporting staff training and providing equipment to improve care for Trust patients at every stage of their lives in Bradford, Keighley, Ilkley and Craven.

Therese Patten, Chief Executive at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, who received the donation on behalf of the Trust, said: “We’re delighted once again to receive such a generous donation from Sovereign Health Care. The money will help enable Trust teams to purchase new resources and equipment, develop new projects and will also provide staff with the opportunity to access specialist training that will further develop their learning and enhance our services. I would like to say a huge thank you to Sovereign Health Care for their unwavering support.”

The not-for-profit health care cash plan company supports a wide range of local organisations that improve the health and wellbeing of people in Bradford and the surrounding area, providing clear benefits to people in the locality.

Neil McCallum, Chief Executive of Sovereign Health Care, said: “We’re proud of our long history of supporting the NHS in Yorkshire and are pleased to continue this commitment. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is vital in delivering much-needed care in the area and we’re delighted to provide these funds  to further its work.”

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