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Recognition for people making a difference to local healthcare

4 October, 2017

People making a difference to the health and wellbeing of local people have been celebrated at the annual general meetings of the three Bradford district and Craven clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). Read more

Have your say on pharmacy services

Are you getting the services you need from your pharmacy? Have your say by filling out a quick survey.

11 October, 2017

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Recognition for people making a difference to local healthcare

People making a difference to the health and wellbeing of local people have been celebrated at the annual general meetings of the three Bradford district and Craven clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).

4 October, 2017

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Next steps for family doctor (GP) services in Manningham

NHS Bradford City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has assured the long-term future of family doctor (GP) services in Manningham.

18 September, 2017

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Enhanced medicines service supporting local people at home

An enhanced medicines support at home service (MESH) is supporting local people to take control of their medicines. The MESH service, funded by NHS Bradford City and Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), gives medicines management support at home to people in Bradford.

13 September, 2017

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World suicide prevention day: Men talking more the key to reducing suicide rates in Bradford

Encouraging people to talk about their anxieties and worries, and seek help if they need to, is a key part of efforts to cut suicide rates in Bradford by health organisations in the district.

7 September, 2017

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Bradford district and Craven residents take part in ‘Big Conversations’ event to influence future of health and social care in district

Over 800 residents of Bradford district and Craven have had their say on the future of health and social care across the districts as part of a project run by Healthwatch Bradford and District.

6 September, 2017

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Public invited to hear about progress and plans for local health services

Local people will have a chance to hear from the clinical leaders responsible for buying healthcare services for Bradford and ask any questions they have, at the CCGs’ annual general meetings (AGMs) this month.

4 September, 2017

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Plan ahead for a healthy bank holiday

With the August bank holiday weekend less than two weeks away, the three NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are reminding people what they need to do to have a healthy bank holiday.

17 August, 2017

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There is still time for people to have their say on local health and wellbeing plans

People across Bradford District and Craven are reminded that there is still time to have their say on local health and wellbeing plans.

28 July, 2017

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New wellbeing centre is unveiled

A new wellbeing centre at Bevan Healthcare will be officially opened on Wednesday 12 July.

7 July, 2017

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Local people asked to have their say about the future of health and social care

People across Bradford District and Craven are being asked to have their say on local health and wellbeing plans. A ‘big conversation’ will be running throughout July and August to find out what’s most important to the public, to help shape future plans for health and wellbeing.

4 July, 2017

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Young people see #selfcareeverywhere

Young people want to make sure self-care is everywhere with a unique event. Taking place across Bradford City Centre on Saturday 8 July 2017, #selfcareeverywhere will focus on the health and wellbeing of young people and address the issues that really matter to them.

27 June, 2017

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Men across Bradford district and Craven asked to check if they have a hazardous waist

Clinical leaders in Bradford district and Craven are asking local men – do you have a hazardous waist? As part of Men’s Health Week, run by the Men’s Health Forum, the three local clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, Bradford City and Bradford District, want to raise awareness of belly fat.

13 June, 2017

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People urged to ‘Know Diabetes Fight Diabetes’

People in the Bradford district and Craven are being encouraged to know diabetes and fight it, as part of national Diabetes Week which kicks off on Sunday 11 June.

9 June, 2017

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Bradford health service gives hope to refugees and asylum seekers

An inner city GP practice which cares for some of the most disadvantaged patients in Bradford is helping to improve the future lives of refugee and asylum children through an innovative mental health scheme.

9 June, 2017

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Group has finger on the pulse with awareness event

An awareness event organised by a Shipley medical practice, part of NHS Bradford Districts CCG, will give people chance to check their heart health.

1 June, 2017

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Top award for hospital’s elderly care project

An innovative and ambitious Bradford hospitals’ project aimed at improving care of the elderly, has won a major national award.

26 May, 2017

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Storify: learn and innovate, celebrate and share 2017

Take a look back at the action from #inspirechange2017 through the medium of Twitter.

22 May, 2017

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Bank Holiday reminder: don’t forget to order your repeat prescriptions

Clinical leaders in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are urging people to check that they have sufficient medication to last them over the forthcoming bank holiday weekend.

22 May, 2017

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Public urged to use NHS services wisely

GP practices across Bradford district and Craven will be open as usual on Monday. The NHS is asking patients to continue to use the NHS wisely and remember that they can seek help and advice from a range of other sources, such as pharmacies or 111.

14 May, 2017

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Destination Everest Base Camp for local NHS engagement officer

A Keighley man who works for the NHS will truly be scaling the dizzy heights when he treks to the legendary Everest Base Camp to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

2 May, 2017

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Keep hay fever away this summer

The sun is up and so is the pollen. One in five people will suffer from hay fever this summer so the three local NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs); Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, Bradford City and Bradford Districts; are urging local people to know how to manage the condition.

28 April, 2017

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Shadow ministerial visit to inner city GP practice

The shadow minister for women and equalities is to visit Bradford’s inner city GP practice Bevan Healthcare CIC (community interest company), which provides health and social care to homeless people, asylum seekers and refugees.

4 April, 2017

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Be prepared for anything this Easter bank holiday

Easter is one of the busiest times of the year for the NHS, so local clinical leaders are asking everyone to look after themselves and make the right choice to keep well.

3 April, 2017

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Bradford district and Craven GPs encourage people to get to know their bowels

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and GPs in the Bradford district and Craven are reminding local people to make sure they take part in regular screening.

29 March, 2017

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People in Bradford District and Craven asked to use their NHS wisely

Use your NHS wisely so it is sustainable and fit for the future. That’s the message from the three local NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs): Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, Bradford City and Bradford Districts.

24 March, 2017

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Campaign aims to get Bradford Breathing Better

A new campaign has been launched by local clinical leaders to support patients of all ages with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

23 March, 2017

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Bradford Council launches new drive to get the district’s residents more physically active

Bradford Council is supporting a new drive to encourage the district’s adults to build more physical activity into their lives by simply walking briskly for at least ten continuous minutes every day.

20 March, 2017

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Home from Hospital help proves a lifeline

A Bradford district service which provides help and support to elderly and vulnerable people coming home from hospital is proving a lifeline.

17 March, 2017

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Blog: Improving nutritional care and oral nutritional supplement prescribing for adults in the community

Susan Sheridan, specialist community dietitian for Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the work happening in Bradford to tackle malnutrition.

14 March, 2017

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Bradford Bright Ideas – winner announced

An innovative app to help patients better manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been chosen as the winner of Bradford Bright Ideas.

9 March, 2017

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Patients asked about future of GP services in Manningham

Patients at GP practices in Manningham are being asked about the future of their doctors’ surgeries.

8 March, 2017

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#StartMakingNoise this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Clinical leaders in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are supporting the charity Target Ovarian Cancer to encourage local women to shout about the symptoms of ovarian cancer in March.

24 February, 2017

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Home-grown volunteers and interns get involved in the local NHS

Young people in Bradford are at the top of the local NHS’ agenda to get more people involved in volunteering, internships and work placements.

9 February, 2017

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A new prescription to improve health and wellbeing

Clinical leaders in Bradford are piloting an innovative social prescribing service to support patients’ health and wellbeing.

3 February, 2017

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CCGs support World Cancer Day

Encouraging more people to take up cancer screening invites and be aware of any unusual symptoms is the focus of the local NHS for World Cancer Day.

3 February, 2017

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Plans to increase access to primary care GP services in Bradford

The local NHS has plans to give patients in Bradford greater access to GP services by offering extended opening hours in the evenings.

1 February, 2017

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Get snapping for Bradford and Craven

The three local CCGs are asking for your photographs of Bradford and Craven so that we can reflect our local area on our new websites.

27 January, 2017

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It’s time to talk about mental health

Clinical leaders in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are backing a campaign to get more people talking about mental health.

25 January, 2017

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Young women urged to have their smear test across the Bradford District

Women over the age of 25 are being encouraged to go for their cervical screenings across the district as part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22-28 January) as national figures show fewer women are having the test.

20 January, 2017

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Storify: launch of new mental wellbeing strategy

Check out the action from the launch event for the Bradford district and Craven mental wellbeing strategy: 2016 - 2021

20 January, 2017

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Launch of new blueprint for improving people’s mental wellbeing

A new blueprint for improving the mental wellbeing of people in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven will be launched on Thursday (19 Jan).

17 January, 2017

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Local NHS launches campaign to cut medicines waste

People in Bradford district and Craven are being asked to take control of their medicines as part of a drive to drastically reduce medicines waste.

16 January, 2017

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Don’t fall head over heels this winter

The Met Office has issued a warning to people across Yorkshire and Humber that from today (Thurs) there is a strong likelihood of average temperatures below 3°C for 72 hours and a widespread risk of ice or snow.

12 January, 2017

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