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Rate of teen pregnancy falls again

THE rate of pregnancy among teenagers across the Bradford district has fallen to its lowest level, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics.

2:51pm Friday 24 March 2017

Rise in child sexual abuse figures prompts charity to demand more government money to tackle it

Judith Cummins MP for Bradford South

AN average of just under eight new cases of child sexual offences each day, equating to one almost every three hours, are being recorded in West Yorkshire, according to new figures.

12:01am Thursday 23 March 2017

'Diabetics of the future': dentist speaks out over level of tooth decay in young Bradford children

Data on the Public Health England website show 168 under four-year-olds in Bradford had teeth taken out in hospital during 2015/16, slightly more than in 2014/15 when 156 procedures were carried out on that age group.

A DISTRICT dentist is warning children with rotting teeth are future diabetics who will clog up hospital beds and other health services in the years to come.

3:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Walk your way to improved health

Bradford Council deputy leader, Councillor Val Slater

PEOPLE have been urged to take up ten minutes of continuous walking every day, as part of a Bradford Council-backed scheme.

12:02am Monday 20 March 2017

Crucial safety checks could be missing at more than 1,000 rental properties, report reveals

61 to 63 Ashgrove Bradford, which is rented out by Hasan Kazi who faces charges over the conditions faced by his tenants

THERE could be more than 1,000 unlicensed buildings used as rented homes in the district where crucial safety checks have not been made, new figures reveal.

3:00am Monday 27 February 2017

£20.3m boost for Bradford's under-pressure social care system

Bradford is getting £20m more for social care

BRADFORD’S under-pressure care system is to get a £20m Government cash injection, it has been revealed.

1:00am Thursday 16 March 2017

Pledge on mental health staffing levels in cutbacks fears

Councillor Val Slater, Bradford Council portfolio holder for health and wellbeing

THE number of community mental health staff working across Bradford will not be reduced due to budget cuts, a Council committee has heard.

7:03pm Friday 3 March 2017

Health chief's stark warning over impact of Bradford Council's cuts

Nicola Lees, chief executive of Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

A STARK warning has been issued to Bradford Council about the impact of its looming health and care cuts by a health trust.

3:00am Thursday 2 March 2017

Investment in social care system 'well short' of amount required, says senior Bradford councillor

Councillor Val Slater

A £2 BILLION investment in England’s social care system is “well short” of the amount of money required, according to a senior councillor.

6:04pm Wednesday 8 March 2017

'Home first' strategy planned to cut costs of social care

More home care would be offered to try to keep people out of care homes, under a new plan by Bradford Council

MORE details have emerged about a plan to cut the number of elderly and disabled people needing long-term care.

3:00am Wednesday 1 March 2017
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