Category: News

New mum praises local breastfeeding services for support

Wakefield-based new mum Nikola experienced pain breastfeeding not long after giving birth to her first child in October last year. Now, she is encouraging anyone struggling to reach out for support after the Wakefield Health Visiting Infant Feeding team helped her overcome the pain and continue breastfeeding. Nikola started experiencing pain three weeks after giving […]

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Nursery Nurse of the year winner announced

A Nursery Nurse from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has been named Nursery Nurse of the Year at the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA) awards. The CPHVA awards are an annual celebration of community health workers and nurses. Michelle Broady, Children’s Services Volunteer Coordinator at the Care Trust, won the award after […]

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Helping mums and babies stay well in lockdown and beyond

Parents of babies born this year are being advised that breastfeeding is one of the best ways to build a baby’s immune system and keep them healthy now and in the future. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Strategic Breastfeeding Lead Jane Dickens says: “Breastfeeding may be a technique as old as the human race […]

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Not ‘just’ the flu – time to get your children vaccinated

There’s no ‘just’ about the flu. This serious illness kills around 11,000 people each year and hospitalizes thousands more. Children can have the same symptoms as adults and can easily pass it on to those around them who could be vulnerable – even if they don’t show any symptoms – so it’s important to make […]

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