Health chief's warning about misuse of A&E as patient numbers swell to winter levels

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

6:32am Saturday 13th September 2014

DEMAND for beds at Bradford Royal Infirmary is already running at winter levels.

Early retirees enjoying long sun-soaked holidays contribute to rise in Bradford skin cancer cases

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUN THREAT: Dr Andrew Wright, from the dermatology department at St Luke’s Hospital in Bradford

7:15am Friday 12th September 2014

EARLY retirees enjoying long holidays in the sun are upping the number of skin cancers currently being treated in Bradford, it has emerged.

City prepares for start of international healthy food project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PREPARING: Project Manager Soraya Overend at Ministry of Food with some of the ingredients being used in the We Love Eating event

6:23am Monday 8th September 2014

AN international health project, which will see Bradford team up with six European cities, will open with an event in City Park next week.

Centre closure did not affect treatment waiting times

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: OPEN: Eccleshill Treatment Centre

2:32pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE impact of the temporary closure of Eccleshill Treatment Centre in Bradford this summer appears to have been minimised, according to details in a new Bradford Council report.

Recruits sought for landmark study in dementia in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RESEARCH: Isla Dowds, patient and public involvement facilitator at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, who is involved in the dementia research project

5:32am Saturday 6th September 2014

A LANDMARK study into dementia based at Bradford Royal Infirmary is now starting to recruit people to help with the research.

People urged to have their say over planned shake-up of health services

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: STRATEGY: Dr Andy Withers, clinical chairman of Bradford Districts CCG

5:34pm Friday 5th September 2014

PEOPLE have been urged to have their say over plans to transform urgent and emergency care services across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven.

Work on new £6.3m Airedale Hospital Emergency Department on schedule

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital medical director Karl Mainprize, left, joins building manager Gavin Redfern of Willmott Dixon as work progresses on the accident and emergency site

11:43am Thursday 4th September 2014

A NEW £6.3 million Emergency Department at Airedale Hospital is on schedule to open before the winter.

Bradford GP struck off over catalogue of failures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:33pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A CATALOGUE of failings by a Bradford GP which put both patients and health service staff at risk has been struck off by a medical tribunal.

Work on new £6.3m Airedale Hospital Emergency Department on schedule

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital medical director Karl Mainprize, left, joins building manager Gavin Redfern of Willmott Dixon as work progresses on the accident and emergency site

6:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW £6.3 million emergency department at Airedale General Hospital is on schedule to open before the winter.

You're not alone if you feel lonely

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:09pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

E ALL have days when we feel slightly alone. Our friends are busy, the children are away, nobody’s responding to texts or calls. But this is very different to feeling deeply, inconsolably lonely.

Make sure kids have happy feet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:06pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WITH the plethora of parenting advice bombarding us on a daily basis, it’s easy to forget the little things.

Aspirin a day cut cancer risk, say experts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:20pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CANCER is a disease that touches many peoples lives. Whether it be personal experience or a friend or family member, most of us are aware of the devastating impact it can have.

VIDEO: Poorly youngsters at Bradford hospitals get a welcome surprise with gifts delivery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff from the BRI children's Ward receive toys and gifts from the Hamara charity donated during Ramandan

12:17pm Monday 4th August 2014

SMILES have been put on the faces of poorly youngsters on children’s wards at Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospitals.

VIDEO: BRI doctor pioneers prayer mat to help those suffering with knee pain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INVENTION: Dr  Sulleman Moreea with his self designed knee stool

6:20am Friday 1st August 2014

A BRADFORD doctor who suffered distracting knee pain has come up with a new invention he hopes will be answer to Muslims' agony-free prayers.

Concern over Bradford's growing tooth decay problem

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Concern over Bradford's growing tooth decay problem

5:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

NHS bosses will be asked to explain what they are doing to address Bradford's growing tooth decay problem, a health board meeting heard.

Bradford professor fights for swimming pools to stop using chlorine

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Andrew Wright

8:56am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SWIMMING pools using chlorine are discriminating against people who cannot take a dip because it irritates their skin and worsens their asthma, according to a top Bradford doctor.

Project to tackle Bradford's tooth decay problem

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NEW PROJECT: A simple procedure could reduce tooth decay in Bradford

11:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PROJECT to tackle tooth decay in the Bradford district with the worst track record in the region for the disease gets under way next week.

Cancer blood test moves closer after breakthrough by Bradford research team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Diana Anderson from Bradford University department of Life Sciences.

11:32am Sunday 27th July 2014

A WORLD-LEADING research team at the University of Bradford has made a major breakthrough that could mean patients with suspected cancer being given a simple blood test to diagnose the disease.

Seven areas to tackle to improve Bradford's health

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACTION PLAN: Seven areas have been identified to tackle poor health in Bradford

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SEVEN key areas need to be tackled in the battle to tackle health inequality in Bradford, according to a new report.

Bradford residents asked about their eating habits in European project to tackle obesity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

2:17pm Friday 18th July 2014

PEOPLE across the district are being asked about their eating and health habits as part of a major campaign to tackle obesity.

New Airedale Hospital sessions for parents-to-be

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Caroline Lowe, left, and Clare Luby, parent education midwives at Airedale Hospital

11:07am Sunday 13th July 2014

NEW sessions for parents-to-be have been started at Airedale General Hospital.

Keighley mum of battling baby boy pays tribute to charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aklema Begum with baby son Atif

2:43pm Friday 11th July 2014

A mum from the district whose baby boy battled for life after being born several months prematurely has paid tribute to a charity for its support.

Service users at Bradford District Care Trust take up cycling to improve fitness and motivation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Left-to-right: Tony Kirk, James Callaghan and Zahoor Aslam.

11:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Service users at Bradford District Care Trust have taken to the saddle.

Pioneering procedure to remove tumours now available for women

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The team (from left to right) Caroline Speed, sister; Anne Walsh, staff nurse; Helen Ludkin, nurse practitioner with special interest in gynaecology; and Dr Anne Connolly, GP with special interest in gynaecology

2:32pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A PIONEERING same-day surgical treatment to remove non-cancerous tumours from the womb has become available for women on the NHS at a Bradford clinic.

Cervical cancer risk is higher for ethnic minorities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shirley Brierley, consultant in Public Health for Bradford Council

6:00am Monday 9th June 2014

Women from ethnic minorities backgounds are at greater risk of developing cervical cancer, according to a report published today.

Antibiotic resilience is now a health ‘timebomb’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Antibiotic resistance is a threat with the potential to affect anyone in the UK

9:05am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Potentially it is a “ticking time bomb”.

Claire King’s mission to help middle-aged women

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actress Claire King

8:39am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Claire King is on a mission – to let women know that the world doesn’t stop turning once they hit 40.

Creative Support Community Links team helps to beat loneliness

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mick Krysko and Jacqueline Breadley working at the Sunflower Allotment in Keighley

8:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Loneliness and isolation can affect general wellbeing and while it can affect young people, older people are often more susceptible.

Medical centre staff told they could lose their jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff at Eccleshill Treatment Centre face losing their jobs when Care UK’s contract runs out in 12 weeks’ time

5:07pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A Bradford medical centre faces an uncertain future, with no contractor in place to run it after July.

Mental health project 'could help prevent tragedies' like Sobia supermarket death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Asda in Shipley

6:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A project to help Muslim men and women with mental health problems starts in Bradford this week and could help prevent tragedies such as the death of grieving mum Sobia Yousef.

GPs in City Park to raise awareness of diabetes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Liz Allen, Dr Adeel Iqbal and Vicki Wallace in City Park

6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

Doctors were out on Bradford streets yesterday turning the city purple to beat the diabetes timebomb.

Chun Field offers guidance to dress to impress

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image consultant Chun Field

9:01am Tuesday 25th March 2014

It takes just seven seconds to make a first impression.

Pioneering implant trial could transform lives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Consultant surgeon Faruque Ghanchi, consultant ophthalmologist Helen Devonport and lead research nurse Nichola Hawes at the BRI

8:57am Tuesday 25th March 2014

For years Andrew O’Connor battled with the painful eye condition uveitis.

VIDEO: Hospital staff focus on nutrition at events

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: nurse Neelan Ahir has tea with patient Jean Greenwood

8:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

Hospital staff in Bradford have been serving up a special afternoon tea to patients as part of national Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Volunteer inspectors to carry out checks at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Isla Dowds, patient and public engagement facilitator at Bradford Teaching Hospitals

7:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Teams of volunteer inspectors will descend on Bradford Royal Infirmary tomorrow to carry out annual checks – including the cleanliness of its wards.

New pledge for a dementia strategy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Elizabeth Milwain

8:45am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Britain’s aged population will inevitably mean that more people will be living with dementia in future.

£2.3m for hi-tech heart unit expansion at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

6:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Work has started on a new £2.3 million catheter lab at Bradford Royal Infirmary to provide state-of-the-art facilities for patients with heart problems.

Women account for three quarters of Bradford obesity patients

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Obesity is set to be a major health challenge

6:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Women accounted for almost three times as many hospital admissions because of obesity than men in Bradford last year, according to new figures.

Nutrition lessons are offered to Bradford takeaway bosses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: School takeaway ban 'like something out of a communist nanny state'

6:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Bradford takeaway owners are being urged to sign up for masterclass cooking lessons to help improve the district’s health.

‘You’re not alone with alopecia.' says support group founder Amy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amy,      pictured in a rainbow wig she’ll wear     during a fundraising March Mad Hair Walk in Leeds this    weekend,

10:42am Tuesday 25th February 2014

It was when she noticed large clumps of hair in her hairbrush, and in the bath, that Amy Johnson knew something was wrong. The turning point came when she woke up one morning and there was a lot of hair left on her pillow.

National praise for £1.6 million Bradford strokes research

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anne Forster, Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation, based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research at BRI

9:00am Monday 24th February 2014

A pioneering £1.6 million Bradford-based research project has been highlighted on a new website aiming to increase public awareness of strokes.

Tragedy-hit Bingley family hope to raise £12,000 for dream holiday

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Grace (right) and Emily Hitchens

5:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Happy twins Grace and Emily Hitchens share the same beautiful brown eyes, but their lives are separated by a cruel genetic illness which rarely lets children reach teenage years.

A healthy appetite or an obesity warning for children?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Doctors are warning parents to look out for certain signs in their children’s eating habits to predict a susceptability to obesity in later life. Picture posed by models.

9:51am Wednesday 19th February 2014

An infant’s hearty appetite is traditionally seen as a healthy sign – but it could signal a predisposition to obesity, say scientists.

Bradford patients leading the way in lung research

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: COPD patient Joan Roberts with BRI consultant Dr Dinesh Saralaya and nurse Karen Regan at Bradford Royal Infirmary

9:13am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Thousands of patients are missing the chance of potentially life-saving treatment for one of the most serious lung conditions, according to new figures.

Airedale hospital ward gets £700,000 dementia-friendly revamp

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ward sister Sarah Robinson with patient Ronald Ford and consultant Robert Marshall

6:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

New dementia-friendly wards are being created at Airedale Hospital.

Campaigners oppose Airedale Hospital dementia care ward move

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hospital-based mental health services are currently provided at Lynfield Mount Hospital

6:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Campaigners are stepping up their fight to keep a specialist dementia care ward at Airedale Hospital.

Bradford West MP George Galloway criticises NHS database

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford West MP George Galloway

9:02pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A new database for patients’ medical records is “all about cash, not improving health”, says a Bradford MP.

Unite calls for inquiry into ambulance dispute

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Whiting, chief executive of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service

9:50pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

A union has called for an independent inquiry by the Care Quality Commission into the Yorkshire ambulance dispute, as paramedics and ambulance staff prepare for more strike action this week and next.

Two-thirds of adults in Bradford district are overweight or obese

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than two-thirds of adults in Bradford are now classed as overweight or obese

7:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

More than two-thirds of adults in Bradford are now classed as overweight or obese, latest figures have revealed.

Free 'Good Food' training for Bradford district takeaway staff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: London Fire Brigade is urging party-goers to get a takeaway rather than cook at home

7:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

Bradford Council is offering a free nutrition training class for takeaway staff, in a bid to promote healthy eating.


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