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Dr Sohail Abbas with Nurjahan Ali Arobi and Nazneen Baksh from Bradford Beating Diabetes

New research shows high diabetes risk in Bradford

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The future of Woodhead Road Surgery in Lidget Green hangs in the balance

Future of Bradford doctors surgery hangs in the balance

Hale opens new cafe has opened at Canalside Healthcentre, Bingley. From left, Lisa Miles, Natasha Thomas, and Carolyn Chapman

Community health charity sets up new cafe to boost funds after losing £194,000 of support

New project underway to help pregnant women make positive lifestyle changes

New project underway to help pregnant women make positive lifestyle changes

Live daily news blog - Monday, August 24

Live daily news blog - Monday, August 24

Airedale Hospital

Have your say on restructure of care for Bradford stroke victims

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Pictured getting hands-on medical experience at a summer camp at BRI are sixth-formers Alexander Modlinski, Raissa Gazi and Stephanie Lyman

Students get hands-on experience of working in medicine

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service chief executive Rod Barnes

Health inspectors raise serious concerns about Yorkshire's dirty, unhygienic ambulances

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Jazz Gill

Meningitis survivor to start new awareness campaign

Ajaz Ahmed, president of the Bradford-based Yorkshire Asian Business Association

New bid to raise awareness of cancer-related problems in Bradford's Asian communities

Bradford Council is only local authority in England not to provide data on people quitting smoking

Bradford Council is only local authority in England not to provide data on people quitting smoking

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From left, Jacquie Edwards, Allison Bingham, Annie Pollock and Paula Whittaker at the opening of the assessment dementia unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital

New £2.5m unit for assessing dementia patients ready to open in Bradford

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Professor Jan Oyebode from the University of Bradford

Bradford academics to play key role in new study designed to help NHS

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Lynfield Mount mental health hospital GV showing the smoke free zone sign at the entrance. No Smoking.. (35282973)

£2m state-of-the-art dementia unit to open at Bradford hospital

Patient satisfaction has improved at Bradford Royal Infirmary, according to latest research

Patients rate Bradford hospitals and district's dementia care in new survey

Anne Gilvarry, ophthalmic surgeon

Cataract patients getting younger, warns Bradford surgeon

Almost ten per cent of 15-year-olds across the Bradford district class themselves as smokers, a new study has revealed

'One in ten' Bradford 15-year-olds say they are smokers

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Professor Chris Raine with Alex Wood, who is among the patients he has treated as part of the cochlear implant service over the past 25 years

Bradford's pioneering ear implant centre celebrates 25th anniversary

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Closure of breastfeeding advice service could cost more in long term

Closure of breastfeeding advice service could cost more in long term

Richard Rees-Jones, Airedale Hospital's lead nurse for informatics, helps Kaylie McGivern – the first staff nurse to use the new electronic prescribing and medicines administration system – give medication to a patient

New electronic prescription system will help Airedale patients get home quickly

More women appear to be opting for bigger gatherings when they give birth rather than confining the experience to partners and close relatives

Crowd-birthing? Not in Bradford where mums prefer privacy

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Marie Curie, which runs a hospice in Bradford, says patients are at the centre of discussions about their care

Guidelines welcomed to improve end-of-life care

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The Dementia Community Roadshow, which rolls into Bradford's City Park on August 7 and 8

Dementia bus visit will give people a chance to ask the experts

A breastfeeding support service based at Eccleshill clinic will stop at the end of next month

Breastfeeding support service falls victim to cuts

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The site of the new Bradford Royal Infirmary wing

Public to get chance to see details of new Bradford Royal Infirmary wing

Neil Gillan with his wife Helen and dog Kevin

Heart attack victim with bleak prognosis suddenly 'sat up, removed oxygen mask and asked for glass of water'

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ORDEAL: Charlotte Burton has Vasovagal Syncope which causes her to pass out

Health condition blights Charlotte's job hopes as she gains unwanted tag of 'the girl who faints'

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Robbie Murray shows off his ball skills

Schoolboy with cystic fibrosis signs contract with Bradford City Academy

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Staff at the Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group don inflatable feet to raise awareness of the risks of foot injuries and amputations for diabetes sufferers

Bradford diabetes team make a splash to spread 'feet first' message

Sickness rates are on the rise among NHS staff in the Bradford district

Sickness rates on the rise among NHS staff

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'Cooking should be fun, eating should be fun' says Soraya Overend, manager of Jamie's Ministry of Food, Bradford.

EATING DISORDERS: The body image pressure cooker facing children

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Recruitment drive for nurses starts in Bradford

Nadeem Butt with Muhmmad Rafique Butt, who had a transplant in 2013

Appeal as organ donations fall for the first time in ten years

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Ethan Greenwood in his bubble room

'Boy in a bubble' starts to grow new cells to strengthen immune system following transplant

Councillor Simon Cooke thinks e-cigarettes should be encouraged as a way to help smokers quit

Senior councillor calls for Bradford to back e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking

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Look after your feet is message to diabetics

Look after your feet is message to diabetics

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Bradford women aged 70 and over targeted in new breast cancer awareness campaign

Bradford women aged 70 and over targeted in new breast cancer awareness campaign

Dr Andy Withers - chairman of Bradford Districts CCG

People urged to have say on critical stroke care changes

HONOUR: Volunteer health champion Maureen Myers has been named You and Your Care Award winner the You're a Star ceremony

Health care workers recognised for their work

WORK: The Lord Mayor with the chief executive of Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust Clive Kay

Plans on target for new £28 million hospital wing in Bradford

One of the reasons people go undiagnosed, says Dr Saralaya, is because  many smokers relate their cough to smoking and delay going to see their doctor

Experts fear for the ‘missing millions’ with hidden chest disease

Consultant urological surgeon Mr Sanjai Addla with the Da Vinci robot

Bradford medics' robotic surgery skills to benefit hundreds of patients across the country

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Bradford district sexual health services to move to central hubs

Bradford district sexual health services to move to central hubs

Dr Kate Granger

Hospice backs campaign that encourages healthcare workers to introduce themselves

Health bosses impose smoking ban at Bradford psychiatric hospital

Health bosses impose smoking ban at Bradford psychiatric hospital

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Arissa Akhtar, five, enjoys some of the specialist toys donated to the children's ward at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Specialist toys handed over by charity to brighten lives of sick children

Bradford Royal Infirmary

'Bradford hospital trust must act on child patients survey', says health group

Bradford Royal Infirmary

UPDATE: Hospital chiefs in Bradford told to improve care of children

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Dr Brad Wilson, A&E consultant.

HEATWAVE: Bradford A&E medics issue heatwave safety advice after rise in patients suffering effects of hot weather

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The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is calling for clearer labelling on sunscreens amid what is described as a worrying lack of understanding about the protection they provide.

'Make sunblock a medicine to protect from sun damage', says Bradford professor

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