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

4 July, 2017

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. Read more

Castleberg Hospital, Giggleswick: views sought from local people

At a series of drop-in sessions in August and September, local people are invited to have their say on how they want to be involved in helping to decide the future of Castleberg Hospital and its services.

12 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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#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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Patients urged to avoid the bank holiday rush to A&E

With Christmas and New Year holidays fast approaching, and significant pressures already being felt by local hospitals and GP surgeries, doctors are reminding people to choose wisely if they become unwell over the bank holiday.

20 December, 2016

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Festive reminder: don’t forget to order your repeat prescriptions

With less than two weeks until Christmas, people are being urged to put repeat prescriptions on their ‘to-do’ lists and be prepared.

20 December, 2016

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NHS campaign to help people stay well this winter

People across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are being urged to stay well this winter by getting the right treatment and making the best use of the healthcare services available to them.

15 December, 2016

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Bradford Cathedral to host NHS carol service

Bradford Cathedral will celebrate the work of local healthcare staff when it holds its second Christmas carol service for the NHS on 15 December.

8 December, 2016

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Prescription services in Bradford are changing

Patients in Bradford are being encouraged to contact their GP and register for online ordering of repeat prescriptions.

8 December, 2016

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GP services are online

People registered with GP surgeries in Bradford can book appointments and order their repeat prescriptions using GP online services.

7 December, 2016

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Local NHS clinical leaders launch women’s health web chats

As part of the focus on improving health and wellbeing of women in Bradford, local NHS clinical leaders are launching a series of live web chats which look at the most important health issues for local women.

6 December, 2016

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Bradford Bright Ideas announce round one of innovation shortlist

The Bradford Bright Ideas project has announced that 15 innovations put forward by small and medium sized (SMEs) have been chosen to be taken forward to the next stage of selection.

28 November, 2016

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Releasing innovation across the district

Over 150 people from the Bradford district and Craven recently joined forces in a bid to release innovation across health and care services.

23 November, 2016

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Decision on future prescribing of gluten-free food in Bradford

NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have recommended that GPs no longer prescribe gluten-free products.

23 November, 2016

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West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan

The West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) will be delivered by local health and care organisations working together across the region to support changes needed to improve services for the 2.6 million people who live here. STP partners will continue to work with staff, stakeholders and the public to build the plan, ensuring the involvement of everyone in future conversations around the draft proposals.

10 November, 2016

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Notice of appointment of external auditor

Bradford Districts CCG has confirmed the appointment of KPMG LLP as its external auditor for a period of three years (with the option to extend the appointment for a further year) commencing from 2017/18. This is based on the advice of the CCG’s Auditor Panel which following the evaluation of supplier bids, felt assured that that KPMG LLP would provide a high quality external audit service offering the best value for money.

9 November, 2016

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Health in the hands of local people

Significant changes towards living a healthier lifestyle can be made with a little motivational help from locally-based, community-focused health promotion services, is just one of the key findings of a new Bradford-based report.

3 November, 2016

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Bradford’s blood pressure campaign takes to the airwaves

Bradford’s Healthy Hearts’ latest campaign to encourage people to get their blood pressure checked is taking to the airwaves at the end of the month.

27 October, 2016

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Learning and innovation event - Storify

Take a look at the best bits from the Bradford and Craven learning and innovation event with our Storify!

24 October, 2016

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Bradford CCGs open for innovation

More than 100 people joined forces in Bradford this Tuesday, 18 October 2016, for a vibrant and inspiring innovation day.

21 October, 2016

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Men urged to join the fight against diabetes

The local NHS is urging men to wise-up about Type 2 diabetes and make sure they don’t miss any signs that they may be developing or even have the condition.

14 October, 2016

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Stay well this winter - getting the flu vaccination

Those at risk from the flu across the district are being asked to stay well this winter by getting their flu vaccination to protect themselves, and loved ones, this winter.

7 October, 2016

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Award winners celebrated at CCG annual meetings

People who are making a real difference to the health and wellbeing of Bradford patients have been celebrated at a local NHS awards ceremony.

5 October, 2016

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Pledge to become an Antibiotic Guardian

The medical community and the public in Bradford are being asked to make a stand in the battle against antibiotic resistance.

3 October, 2016

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Consultation on gluten-free prescribing closes soon

The local NHS’ public consultation on the future of gluten-free food on prescription ends on 30 September.

23 September, 2016

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Bradford and Airedale CCGs launch new campaign – It’s your NHS, don’t waste it

The local NHS is launching a campaign to raise awareness of how the public can help transform local services.

23 September, 2016

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Delays in pathology test results at Leeds Teaching Hospitals – affecting Bradford Hospitals

Delays in pathology test results at Leeds Teaching Hospitals – affecting Bradford Hospitals Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is currently experiencing problems with its pathology IT systems which is causing delays in reporting test results. This is also affecting Bradford Teaching Hospitals and some Bradford GP practices.

22 September, 2016

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Stoptober - the 28-day quit smoking campaign – is back

Two thirds of smokers want to quit and you are five times more likely to quit for good if you stop smoking for 28-days.

21 September, 2016

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Ground-breaking technology scheme set to improve health and wellness in Bradford

Bradford people are set to benefit from a ground-breaking project that will use data and technology in a revolutionary new way to help improve patient care and ultimately save lives.

8 September, 2016

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Healthy Hearts lends its support to #Love Bradford event

Bradford’s innovative Healthy Hearts campaign is lending its support to the district’s heart-warming world record breaking attempt in September.

6 September, 2016

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Bradford CCGs’ launch engagement on primary medical care commissioning strategy

The local NHS is asking the public for their views on the future of primary medical care – the services provided by GP practices.

2 September, 2016

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Bradford clinical leaders report on third year of business

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.

26 August, 2016

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Plan ahead for a healthy bank holiday

With the August bank holiday weekend coming up, the NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are reminding local people to plan ahead and make sure they have supplies of any prescriptions and medicines they need.

19 August, 2016

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Public invited to have their say about gluten-free food on prescription

People are invited to come along to a second public drop-in session about proposed changes to the prescribing of gluten-free foods for people with coeliac disease in Bradford.

19 August, 2016

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Public invited to have their say about gluten-free food on prescription

People are invited to come along to the first of three public drop-in sessions about proposed changes to the prescribing of gluten-free foods for patients with coeliac disease in Bradford.

5 August, 2016

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Bradford District Care Trust gives advice on diabetes

Carers across Bradford are being encouraged to know their diabetes risk and how to reduce it.

4 August, 2016

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#LoveBradford world record breaking attempt

Bradford Council staff are inviting school children, local businesses, organisations and people across the district to join them in a ‘#LoveBradford’ world record breaking attempt at Bradford’s City Park on Thursday, 15 September 2016.

2 August, 2016

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Be a part of the district’s new mental health and wellbeing strategy

People in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are being invited to have their say on mental health services, as local health and social care organisations look to develop a new mental health strategy to offer the best services to patients across the district.

29 July, 2016

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Taking the heat out of summer

Bradford’s clinical leaders are reminding people to take care in the sun as the weather heats up.

22 July, 2016

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New primary care wellbeing service wins award

A new primary care wellbeing service for patients with long-term illnesses has scooped an award for its success in joint working to improve people’s health and wellbeing.

21 July, 2016

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Lung and heart disease the target for new Bradford campaign

Health chiefs in Bradford are backing a new national campaign to help diagnose lung disease, heart disease and cancer early to make them more treatable.

15 July, 2016

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Manningham Medical Practice decision overturned

A decision to close Manningham Medical Practice has been reversed by NHS Bradford City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

15 July, 2016

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Bradford women warned of obesity risks

As part of their focus on improving the health and wellbeing of women in Bradford, local NHS clinical leaders are warning of the risks that obesity poses to a woman’s health at every stage of her life.

14 July, 2016

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Developing mental health services for the future: have your say

Local people are being invited to help develop the district’s mental health strategy for the future.

11 July, 2016

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Bradford CCGs launch public consultation on gluten-free prescribing

The local NHS is asking for people’s help to decide the future of gluten-free food on prescription.

8 July, 2016

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Bradford CCGs looking to improve quality and create financial savings

Local clinical leaders in Bradford are facing some tough challenges in the months ahead to improve service quality for patients while bringing about essential financial savings.

6 July, 2016

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Women in Bradford urged to have their smear tests as three in ten do not attend

The latest statistics from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has alarmingly revealed that three in ten (28%) women aged 25-64 in Bradford are not booking in and turning up to a smear test.

13 June, 2016

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People urged to know their diabetes risk and how to reduce it

People in Bradford are being encouraged to know their diabetes risk and how to reduce it. Adverts on buses, bus shelters and at rail stations have gone live this month with the simple message: “If you’re concerned about Type 2 diabetes, talk to your pharmacist or GP for healthy living advice. It’s important that everyone understands their risk and how to reduce it.”

2 June, 2016

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Focus on irregular heartbeats at Shipley open day

People can learn more irregular heartbeats when two Shipley-based GP practices hold an arrhythmia open day on 9 June.

1 June, 2016

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Bradford and Airedale win first self-care week award

The Self Care Forum has announced the Self Care and Prevention Programme as joint winners of the first National Self Care Week Award. Alongside Bracknell and Ascot, Bradford and Airedale were praised for their activities during 2015.

1 June, 2016

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Have a healthy Bank Holiday

With the Bank Holiday and school holidays upon us, clinical leaders are reminding people living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven of the range of health services available.

25 May, 2016

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GPs and Imams join forces to help patients manage diabetes during Ramadan

Health education will be taken to the heart of the Muslim community in Bradford when an awareness event about diabetes is run by local GPs and Imams.

20 May, 2016

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Let's celebrate patient engagement success

Bradford’s NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are inviting people to share and celebrate the work of local patient groups.

19 May, 2016

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Decision to close Woodhead Road Surgery and Manningham Medical Practice

Bradford clinical leaders have made decisions on the future of two local GP practices as part of their role in commissioning primary care medical services. Following public consultations about Woodhead Road Surgery and Manningham Medical Practice and an in-depth review of both practices; the respective CCGs have decided to close the surgeries.

13 May, 2016

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Healthy Hearts beats off competition to scoop another award

After its previous success at the General Practice Awards, the team from NHS Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has now scooped the clinical leadership team of the year award at the BMJ awards last night.

6 May, 2016

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A third Bradford practice rated as one of the best in the country

Windhill Green Medical Practice in Shipley, together with its branch practice, Cliffe Avenue Surgery in Baildon, is the latest Bradford practice to achieve the top rating in the CQC’s primary care inspection programme.

6 May, 2016

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Advice to patients during the industrial action Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April 2016

The NHS is working hard to ensure that as few patients as possible are affected by the industrial action planned for Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April 2016, but some services will need to change.

25 April, 2016

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Bradford GP practices pilot new fast-track cancer referral

team of Bradford GPs has won funding to pilot a new fast-track referral system for patients who have symptoms suggesting problems with their gullet or stomach, which could be a sign of a developing cancer.

21 April, 2016

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Congratulations to the Bradford Beating Diabetes team!

Yesterday (12th April), we said a huge congratulations to the Bradford Beating Diabetes (BBD) team in a celebration and awards ceremony.

13 April, 2016

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Bradford’s Healthy Hearts shortlisted for national award

The Bradford’s Healthy Hearts programme has been shortlisted in ‘the use of IT to drive value in clinical services’ at the 2016 HSJ value in healthcare awards.

13 April, 2016

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People in Bradford urged to use their bowel screening test kit as figures reveal 45% are not

Research from Public Health England (PHE) has revealed that on average more than two in five (45%) people aged 60-69 in Bradford are not using and returning their faecal occult blood (FOB) test kit when they are sent it.

11 April, 2016

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Bradford Beating Diabetes takes its message to Bradford shoppers

The Bradford Beating Diabetes (BBD) campaign is joining forces with local radio station Pulse to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes among Bradford shoppers on Friday (8 April).

7 April, 2016

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World Health Day focuses on halting the rise in diabetes

The World Health Organization (WHO) is using its World Health Day on 7 April to shine a light on the global diabetes epidemic in a bid to halt the rise in new cases.

5 April, 2016

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VCS Summit - round up and next steps

Find out what happened in the first ever Bradford VCS Summit, held on the 4th February.

31 March, 2016

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Have an eggs-tra healthy Easter, doctors urge

Doctors are urging patients in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven to stay healthy over the Easter holidays – and that means being prepared.

21 March, 2016

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Have your say on plans for community health hub at Westbourne Green

Local people, community and voluntary organisations, and other stakeholders are invited to have their say about exciting plans to create a wellbeing and self-care hub in one of Bradford’s biggest health centres.

21 March, 2016

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Let’s talk about incontinence…

Women in the Bradford district are being encouraged to seek help for continence problems, instead of feeling too embarrassed to talk to their GP about ‘taboo’ issues.

15 March, 2016

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Bradford supports new campaign to improve your chances of being healthy at 70

Bradford Council is backing the launch of ‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life.

8 March, 2016

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Bradford smokers urged to take part in No Smoking Day

Bradford smokers are being urged to be proud to be a quitter and to sign up to No Smoking Day on 9 March by public health officials. The British Heart Foundation’s No Smoking Day returns for its 33rd annual campaign which is estimated to inspire over one million smokers to quit.

8 March, 2016

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Realising Community Health Assets

Bradford has a history of innovation, Bradford has strong communities and Bradford is rich in community assets. NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) want to identify opportunities to build the capacity and capability of existing and emerging community assets to enable us all to be healthier. The work aims to inform the districts future Prevention Agenda and is looking to help address local health inequalities.

4 March, 2016

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Parents urged to choose well when their child gets ill

Parents and carers of children under five are being urged to choose well if their child gets ill this winter and treat minor ailments with the help of a pharmacist, GP or health visitor.

19 February, 2016

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Patients asked about future plans for two Bradford GP surgeries

Patients at two Bradford GP practices are being asked to have their say about the future of their doctor’s surgeries.

19 February, 2016

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Improving the NHS experience for patients with learning disabilities

Clinical leaders in Bradford Districts will hear about the experiences – both good and bad – of local people with a learning disability using NHS services at a meeting on Tuesday (9 Feb).

8 February, 2016

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Bradford CCG welcomes new governing body member

NHS Bradford Districts CCG has welcomed a new face to its governing body to champion patient and public involvement.

4 February, 2016

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Power to the people!

Bradford NHS commissioners have set up a People’s Board to provide a sounding board for their policy and service design ideas.

3 February, 2016

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Next week is the first ever Bradford VCS Summit!

Bradford City and Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Groups will be coming together with over 120 representatives from the voluntary and community sector (VCS) and local statutory services to decide how we can shape the future of health and care in our area – together.

27 January, 2016

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Young women urged to have a smear test as new figures reveal 1 in 3 not attending in Bradford

New research reveals that young women aged 25-49 in Bradford are much less likely to attend a smear test in comparison to women aged 50-64.

22 January, 2016

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Transforming children and young people’s mental health services

The NHS is investing an extra £5.5m over the next five years in the Bradford district and Airedale to transform access and support for local children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

19 January, 2016

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Make your JanUary resolution to be healthier

It’s not too late to make a New Year’s resolution to lead a healthier lifestyle – as the week-long JanUary campaign is aiming to remind people.

13 January, 2016

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Celebrations in Bradford’s battle against Type 2 diabetes

It’s a cause for celebration in Bradford’s battle against Type 2 diabetes as patients who have changed their lifestyle are recognised for their achievements.

7 January, 2016

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Strong focus on women’s health in Bradford

Local clinical leaders have welcomed the chief medical officer’s focus on women’s health in her latest annual report.

5 January, 2016

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Patients urged to avoid New Year rush to A&E

29 December, 2015

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Pharmacy 2U: are you waiting for a prescription to be delivered?

24 December, 2015

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Become a member of the People's Board

24 December, 2015

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Festive reminder: don’t forget to order your repeat prescriptions

15 December, 2015

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CQC inspection of Bradford Teaching Hospitals in January 2016

11 December, 2015

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Parents warned of the risks of co-sleeping with infants

11 December, 2015

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Healthcare staff reach out to help ex-service people

10 December, 2015

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‘WINTER’ acronym gives health advice

10 December, 2015

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Bradford Cathedral to host its first NHS carol service

9 December, 2015

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Email issues - Resolved

7 December, 2015

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We are looking for an independent lay member - patient and public involvement

3 December, 2015

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Healthy Hearts beats its way to the top in national awards

27 November, 2015

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Report on the CCGs' stroke engagement work

27 November, 2015

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Those eligible for free winter flu vaccination urged to protect themselves

26 November, 2015

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NHS campaign to help people stay well this winter

26 November, 2015

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Patients asked about the future of Bradford doctor’s surgery

19 November, 2015

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New support hub to join up care closer to home for Bradford patients

13 November, 2015

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Self Care week

13 November, 2015

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Stay safe this Bonfire Night

29 October, 2015

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Stay safe this Bonfire Night

Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven clinical leaders are reminding local people to stay safe this Bonfire Night by following the proper precautions.

29 October, 2015

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Three in 10 women in Bradford are not attending their breast screening appointment

23 October, 2015

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Stay Well this winter - getting the flu vaccination

23 October, 2015

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Primary care wellbeing service shortlisted for prestigious award

23 October, 2015

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£1.1 million cash boost to improve the health of care home residents

21 October, 2015

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Innovative diabetes campaign spreads across Bradford

19 October, 2015

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Winter campaign starts with largest flu vaccination programme

19 October, 2015

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Health Passport issued to District’s Young People

6 October, 2015

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Don’t forget your flu jab

6 October, 2015

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Award winners celebrated at CCG annual meetings

6 October, 2015

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Bradford’s smokers urged to cut risk of diabetes by quitting their habit

29 September, 2015

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Award for innovative community anticoagulation scheme

28 September, 2015

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Innovative campaign cuts number of devastating strokes

28 September, 2015

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National spotlight falls on local diabetes and heart campaigns

17 September, 2015

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Bradford clinical leaders report on their second year of business

15 September, 2015

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Know your numbers! Week

9 September, 2015

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Patients with heart failure recruited for technology pilot to help manage their condition

4 September, 2015

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August bank holiday pharmacy opening times

27 August, 2015

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New report shows 499,000 people at high risk of type 2 diabetes in Yorkshire and The Humber

26 August, 2015

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Lay Member - Job Vacancy

24 August, 2015

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People urged to get cancer aware

13 August, 2015

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Final stage for new NICE guidance developed with help of Bradford GP

16 July, 2015

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District’s over 70s warned of non-lump breast cancer symptoms

13 July, 2015

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People urged to have their say on improvements to ‘critical hours’ stroke services

9 July, 2015

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Improved access for district’s contraception and sexual health services

8 July, 2015

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Stay safe in the heat

1 July, 2015

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Patient’s experience helps shape improvements to GP access

15 June, 2015

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Bradford’s Tong Medical Practice is rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission

11 June, 2015

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‘Critical Hours’ Stroke ServicesTo Be Improved

8 June, 2015

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Local patient group celebrates 30th anniversary

29 May, 2015

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Let’s celebrate local patient engagement success

27 May, 2015

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Bradford Council launches five year dementia strategy

19 May, 2015

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Bradford residents invited to have their say on the local substance misuse recovery system

14 May, 2015

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Bradford GP practice transforms building into health and wellbeing centre

28 April, 2015

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Putting patients at the heart by improving their experience of care

14 April, 2015

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Have an eggs-tra healthy Easter, doctors urge

26 March, 2015

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Partnership makes plan to improve mental health care in Bradford and Airedale

20 March, 2015

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District’s parents warned about the risk of SIDS

18 March, 2015

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Don’t wait for a doctor’s appointment: go straight to your pharmacy

10 March, 2015

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Stub out the habit and improve heart health say Bradford doctors

10 March, 2015

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Bradford patients invited to have their say on local NHS services

20 February, 2015

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Valentine’s Day heart-warming performance will sing out campaign’s up-beat message

14 February, 2015

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Bradford CCGs welcome new governing body members

6 February, 2015

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Bradford CCGs fund GP receptionists training to improve patients’ experience of primary care

6 February, 2015

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Patient focus on Healthy Hearts at Bradford CCG meeting

6 February, 2015

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Have your say in the 2015 GP patient survey!

19 January, 2015

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Make a healthy New Year’s resolution – and stick to it!

13 January, 2015

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More healthcare staff follow Bradford’s Healthy Hearts’ lead

12 January, 2015

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New Cook and Eat courses help New Year healthy eating resolutions

12 January, 2015

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District-wide Healthy Weight Programme to kick start New Year

12 January, 2015

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Bradford GP practices share in glory of national award

5 January, 2015

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Don't visit people in hospital if you are ill

22 December, 2014

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The forecast is good health as it’s snow joke being ill in winter

18 December, 2014

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Bradford’s Healthy Hearts: Life-saving medication to help people with heart rhythm disorders

17 December, 2014

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Use your head when it comes to your feet this winter

12 December, 2014

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Vacancy for an independent lay governance member

10 December, 2014

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Don’t wait at A&E on a Saturday – visit your GP practice instead

10 December, 2014

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Cancer care under spotlight at Bradford CCG meeting

4 December, 2014

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Bradford’s work to tackle major risk factor for stroke has Europe-wide profile

3 December, 2014

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Health experts urge people with respiratory conditions to stay safe as temperatures fall

2 December, 2014

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Older people urged not to store up health problems if ‘feeling under the weather’ this winter

28 November, 2014

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Time running out for flu vaccination in district before season’s peak

27 November, 2014

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“Getting tested vital” in Bradford district during HIV Testing Week

21 November, 2014

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New face for Bradford’s Clinical Commissioning Groups

18 November, 2014

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Bradford pilots Baby Buddy App to help mums-to be

18 November, 2014

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Self Care Week launch to make district healthier this winter

17 November, 2014

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Antibiotics aren’t always necessary, advise local clinical leaders

17 November, 2014

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Calling knitters to help with dementia project

14 November, 2014

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Men encouraged to take care of themselves this winter

11 November, 2014

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Stay safe this Bonfire Night

31 October, 2014

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Blood in your pee? Even if it’s just once, tell your doctor

22 October, 2014

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Bradford launches healthy hearts campaign

16 October, 2014

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NHS staff get stuck in down on Bradford’s community farm

10 October, 2014

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Social prescribing is just the tonic for Bradford patients

10 October, 2014

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Let's talk about cancer and improve services

8 October, 2014

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Praise for Bradford practices’ nurse training scheme

26 September, 2014

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26 September, 2014

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Still chance for views on urgent and emergency care plans

19 September, 2014

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Bradford health news is back on the airwaves

15 September, 2014

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Bradford clinical leaders report on their first year of business

11 September, 2014

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People urged to have their say on urgent and emergency care plans

5 September, 2014

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Local clinical leaders hear Gypsy and Traveller communities’ NHS experiences

8 August, 2014

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GP practice helps people talk about planning and care towards the end of life

6 August, 2014

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Ambitious plans for urgent and emergency care services unveiled

5 August, 2014

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Keep your cool in the heat wave

17 July, 2014

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Campaign against illegal tobacco aims to reduce child smoking rates

15 July, 2014

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West Yorkshire NHS organisations nominated for HSJ Value in Healthcare Award

30 June, 2014

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New fast treatment option for women with fibroids or polyps

24 June, 2014

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Bradford GP at forefront of new national stroke prevention advice

18 June, 2014

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Green Lane Primary parents work with Bradford GPs to improve health services

18 June, 2014

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Don’t let a dodgy tummy put a spoke in your Le Tour celebrations

18 June, 2014

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Bradford secures £50 million to give babies a better start in life

18 June, 2014

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Bradford’s patient group network gathers pace

3 June, 2014

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Bradford ahead of the game in Heart Rhythm Week

2 June, 2014

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Saddle up and be prepared for Le Tour patients urged

2 June, 2014

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Making a positive, long-term difference to patient care through service improvements

27 May, 2014

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Patients to shape the future of urgent care services

27 May, 2014

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Bradford clinical commissioners focus on improving GP access

20 May, 2014

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New dementia pack aims to delay need for long-term care

10 April, 2014

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Have an eggs-tra healthy Easter, doctors urge

9 April, 2014

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Clinical leaders involve local people in their future plans

4 April, 2014

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Stroke patients asked to share their views to shape future healthcare

2 April, 2014

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Partners win funding for better health and social care

2 April, 2014

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Have your say about anti-coagulation services in Bradford

25 March, 2014

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Read all about ‘Health Matters’ in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven

19 March, 2014

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Don’t ignore a persistent cough, tell your doctor

12 March, 2014

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Third Sector grant funding

7 March, 2014

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Helpline extended for seriously and terminally ill patients

28 February, 2014

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Funding boost for community health projects

11 February, 2014

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Patient’s story of how irregular heartbeat can lead to stroke

7 February, 2014

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Bradford leads the way with ground-breaking stroke project

5 February, 2014

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Breast cancer - don’t assume you’re past it

3 February, 2014

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Greater protection from Meningitis C for Bradford’s Teenagers

28 January, 2014

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‘Stay warm, keep well’ with Haigh Hall GP practice

24 January, 2014

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Bradford women urged not to ignore cervical screenings

20 January, 2014

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Elderly people with dementia in Bradford get round-the-clock care on screen this winter

16 January, 2014

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Bradford patients invited to have their say on local NHS services

3 January, 2014

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Don’t wait at A&E on a Saturday – visit your GP practice instead

2 January, 2014

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Keep warm, keep well this winter

23 December, 2013

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Children and Families Bill

20 December, 2013

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More GP practices open over Christmas holiday period

20 December, 2013

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Make being healthy top of the list this Christmas

16 December, 2013

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Tune in to 'Your Good Health'

13 December, 2013

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Use your head when it comes to your feet this winter

11 December, 2013

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The future of NHS services: have your say

6 December, 2013

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Visually impaired people advise clinical commissioners of access issues

6 December, 2013

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New NHS campaign to help people stay well this winter

25 November, 2013

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'Your Good Health' on BCB Radio 106.6FM

19 November, 2013

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New alcohol funding helps people access help at their local GP practice

22 October, 2013

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Bradford’s clinical commissioners take their message to the airwaves

18 October, 2013

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'At risk’ groups urged to have flu vaccine by Bradford Public Health Director

15 October, 2013

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What is integrated care?

14 October, 2013

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Blood in your pee? Even if it’s just once, tell your doctor

14 October, 2013

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School nurses help more children with asthma

10 October, 2013

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Bradford CCGs shortlisted for top award

7 October, 2013

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Local clinical commissioners hear carer’s story of living with dementia

4 October, 2013

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Life-changing surgical technique praised by women

3 October, 2013

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Warm Homes and Healthy People project shortlisted for award

26 September, 2013

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New and improved pathway for patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

17 September, 2013

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High profile delegation from Middle East visits Airedale GP Practice and hospital

12 September, 2013

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Don’t forget repeat prescriptions this bank holiday weekend

19 August, 2013

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Bradford Districts’ clinical leaders learn from a carer’s experience of the NHS

13 August, 2013

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Tell your doctor if you have had a cough for more than three weeks

23 July, 2013

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Patient networks come together to forge closer links with clinical leaders

22 July, 2013

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Patients with irregular heartbeats lead the way

19 July, 2013

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Bradford’s new clinical leaders step up to the challenge of improving local people’s health and wellbeing

12 July, 2013

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Have your say and tell us your experiences of using health services

5 June, 2013

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Bradford clinical leaders launch new patient networks

31 May, 2013

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Improving local healthcare services for trans people

24 May, 2013

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Looking after your health this bank holiday weekend

22 May, 2013

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Bradford and Airedale scoops national award for innovative kidney disease project

16 May, 2013

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Clinical leaders urge Bradford patients to be stroke-aware

14 May, 2013

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Parents of children with asthma urged to obtain new care plan

13 May, 2013

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Innovative new diabetes care being tested in Bradford

9 May, 2013

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Local MMR vaccination plans

25 April, 2013

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Wilsden patient group shares its success story with local health commissioners

8 April, 2013

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From helpless to helper – patient’s remarkable recovery thanks to Integrated Care

4 April, 2013

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Major health service reforms come into effect in April 2013

26 March, 2013

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Swap fags for swag on No Smoking Day

11 March, 2013

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Consultation about services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and disabilities

6 March, 2013

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Members of the public invited to share their views on online health records

26 February, 2013

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Contract awarded for Thornton & Denholme Medical Practice

13 February, 2013

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Vitamin D is topic to talk about this month

12 February, 2013

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Residents urged to have their say over urgent dental services

11 February, 2013

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Mental health on the agenda for local health commissioners

8 February, 2013

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Healthcare survey for lesbian and bisexual women

4 February, 2013

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Bradford and Airedale smokers spurred on by Stoptober campaign

1 February, 2013

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Local NHS dentists to run a further access day in February for new patients

29 January, 2013

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Bradford councillors lend support to cervical screening campaign

25 January, 2013

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Green light for new health organisations

23 January, 2013

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