Activities and advice for #AntiBullying Week 16-22 November 2020

Parents and carers are a vital piece of the puzzle in tackling bullying as you guide and support your child through their school years. You’ll find lots of helpful information about bullying and cyber-bullying here on the Better lives, healthy futures website. We’re also sharing this #AntiBullyingWeek tool developed by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, the National […]

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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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Don’t miss out on a Bookstart Baby Pack

Reading to your baby helps their brain and language to develop, so don’t miss out on your free Bookstart Baby Pack of books and resources from the BookTrust to support you in reading to your infant. These packs are temporarily being gifted by registrars when you register your baby’s birth, but if your child was […]

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Latest information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

We’re still here to help, but due to COVID-19 Family Health services across Bradford District and Wakefield are being provided differently. For information about how we are currently providing services, plus contact numbers, and for helpful, reliable, advice and guidance to keep your family healthy, active, safe and well during the Coronavirus outbreak, as well […]

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