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Welcome to the Family Health Services provided by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) to families in the Bradford and Wakefield Council areas. On these pages you’ll discover information about the services we provide to you and your children and information to help you have a better start and healthy future.

Family Health Services

Welcome to the Family Health Services provided by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) to families in the Bradford and Wakefield Council areas. On these pages you’ll discover information about the services we provide to you and your children and information to help you have a better start and healthy future.

Welcome

Welcome to the Family Health services website. We provide services to families across the Wakefield and Bradford Council areas. On these pages you’ll find lots of information about the services we provide and to help you and your family have a healthy future. Our information zone is packed with useful resources - search there by child age group or for a specific topic or service.

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Wakefield Children’s services achieve ‘Baby Friendly’ accreditation with outstanding report

The Wakefield Health Visiting and Family Nurse Partnership service is celebrating being re-accredited with the national UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Award, after receiving an outstanding report from assessors. The UNICEF Baby friendly Award is based on a set of evidence-based standards for children’s services. It is designed to provide parents with the best possible care […]

Keeping your child well at home this winter

Family Health services in Wakefield are sharing useful online advice and guidance with parents and guardians to support them in looking after children who become unwell at home this winter. Babies and children usually pick up a range of common illnesses during the first year of life while their immune systems are still developing. Unfortunately, […]

Wakefield families – what do you know about Respiratory Infections in babies and toddlers?

The NHS expects that there will be an increase in the number of respiratory infections in babies and toddlers over the coming winter months. This is due to lower levels of immunity within communities, as a result of recent lockdowns. St George’s Community Centre and HomeStart are working together to support parents to access support […]