Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a teaching trust and takes pride in its reputation of excellence in the teaching and training of medical, nursing and therapy students. Teaching hospital status promotes a culture of learning and professional development that ensures that all doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals practice the highest clinical standards.
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is also an academic research centre and hosts the Bradford Health Research Centre. The centre has a number of research programmes that are among the best and most unique in the world. These include a national stroke network and centre for research in ageing, cancer research and a national Quality and Safety research programme.
Born in Bradford, a major birth cohort study, is also underway. Born in Bradford hopes to follow 10,000 babies from birth to adulthood in order to find out why Bradford has some of the highest rates of disease and infant mortality in Britain. For more information go to www.borninbradford.nhs.uk