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Renal - About us

Service | Last updated about 1 month ago

Welcome to Renal Services 

On this page you will find information about pre-dialysis, transplantation, peritoneal dialysis, haemodialysis and the in-patient renal ward


Patients who are diagnosed with kidney failure are referred to the pre-dialysis team based at St Luke's Hospital. The team is based on ward F8.

Clinics are held on:

    • Monday – Skipton

    • Wednesday – Bradford




Page | Last updated about 1 month ago

Volunteer at BTHFT

BTHFT has an active volunteering community which continues to grow significantly.
There are currently over 500 people who give their time freely to help patients, staff and visitors.
On average, each volunteer donates 4 hours of their time each week - a total of 104,400 hours each year!
At BTHFT we welcome volunteers from all abilities, backgrounds, cultures and beliefs.
Volunteers provide an invaluable service through a variety ...


GP Bulletin - September 2017

Page | Last updated about 1 month ago

A commitment to our patients – our Clinical Service Strategy
We are very pleased to introduce our refreshed, five-year clinical service strategy for our hospitals. We intend to be an outstanding provider of healthcare, research and education, as well as a great place to work – that is our vision. Our Clinical Service Strategy describes the ways in which we will achieve this. It outlines how we will work with partners to provide new, flexible models of care, ...


Trust inspires doctors of the future

News | Last updated 2 months ago

A BRADFORD student is set to embark on a career as a doctor after being inspired by her local hospital.

Eighteen-year-old Anna Mehrem (above, right) has won a place at Leeds Medical School – an achievement she puts down to the skills, knowledge and support received by attending specialist courses at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI.)

The hospital, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is leading the way in trying to create opportunities for peo...


Electronic patient records go live at BTHFT

News | Last updated 2 months ago
EPR (electronic patient records) is being introduced at Bradford Royal Infirmary, St Luke’s Hospital and our community hospitals next week.

It may take staff a little time to get used to the new system so, if you have any appointments at our hospitals in the next few weeks, please read on…

EPR is a new way to manage your health records – replacing paper notes with a computerised record of your care in our hospitals. You can find out more about EPR here: http://epr.this....


Home - Together, putting patients first.

Page | Last updated 2 months ago

Our mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare at all times.

We intend to be an outstanding provider of healthcare, research and education, as well as a great place to work – that is our vision.

We are one of an elite group of hospitals which delivers care, teaching and research.


Alcohol - Alcohol and Units

Service | Last updated 2 months ago

Units are a way of measuring how much alcohol you are drinking. Healthy liver cells can process and breakdown about one unit of alcohol per hour.

Unit guidelines are now the same for men and women. Both are advised not to regularly drink more than 14 units a week. but don't 'save up' your units, it is advised to spread units evenly across the week.

It is now known that the risks of mortality from liver disease, cancers, long term illne...


Alcohol - Alcohol Care Team

Service | Last updated 2 months ago
Patients admitted/attending the BRI are asked about their alcohol use as part of their health checks. Every year more than 30,000 patients have their alcohol use screened in A&E.

The Alcohol Clinical Nurse Specialists and Specialist Alcohol Worker offer health education, advice and clinical support for adult patients. Patients who have attended hospital can be referred for follow up support in the Alcohol Review Clinic. 

The team has established pathways to c...


New macula centre set to open

News | Last updated 2 months ago

A new state-of-the-art centre, offering the very latest in imaging technology will be officially opened in Bradford on Wednesday, 20 September.

The Bradford Macula Centre, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is based on Trinity Road, Bradford, near to St. Luke’s Hospital.

It features the most sophisticated scanning equipment capable of detecting a number of eye conditions and is playing a leading role in eye health in the city.



Experts to raise cancer awareness

News | Last updated 2 months ago
Specialists at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are raising awareness of a little-known cancer which is on the increase both in the UK and worldwide.

Unlike other cancers, there is worryingly low awareness of the signs and symptoms of head and neck cancer among the general public.

That’s why the head and neck cancer medical team at the Trust are supporting European Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, from 18-22 September, by running an information display...