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Cutting-edge macula centre opens its doors

News | Last updated 4 months ago
A new state-of-the-art centre, which offers the very latest in imaging technology, is playing a leading role in eye health in Bradford.

The Bradford Macula Centre, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is based on Trinity Road, Bradford, near to St. Luke’s Hospital, and features the most sophisticated scanning equipment capable of detecting a number of eye conditions.

The new centre means that patients with suspected wet macula degeneration (a conditio...


Bradford Hospitals' pair scoop top award

News | Last updated 4 months ago
An NHS manager and an opthalmologist from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT) have won a top award after seeing off 91 other entrants.

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Rachel Pilling, and Deputy Head of Patient Access, Daniel Wadsworth, have been crowned the winners of the very first Sir Peter Carr Award after they impressed judges with their project idea: ‘15 Seconds – 30 Minutes’.

The award rewards clinical and managerial partnerships and the prize...


Hospital radio set for marathon broadcast

News | Last updated 5 months ago
Volunteer radio presenters in Bradford are gearing up for a 30-hour radiothon to raise money for a hospital radio station.

Volunteers at St Luke's Sound - which entertains patients and staff at St Luke's Hospital - will broadcast non-stop from 10am on Tuesday 20 June to 4pm on Wednesday 21 June.

During the two-day entertainment event, the radio team will also hold a tombola in the Horton Wing at St Luke’s, with lots of prizes to be won.



Shared Memories Service may help bereaved parents

News | Last updated 5 months ago
A poignant memorial service to bring comfort to families affected by the loss of a baby or child is being organised by Bradford hospital staff.

The ‘Shared Memories Service’ has been arranged with the aim of helping bereaved parents overcome their grief and will take place at the Listening for Life Centre, Bradford Royal Infirmary, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, on Saturday, 1 July at 11am.

This will be a simple event which will allow a quiet sp...


'Tree of hope' aims to help bring communities together

News | Last updated 6 months ago
The chaplaincy team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals has placed a ‘Tree of Hope’ at Bradford Royal Infirmary to urge the city to unite in the wake of the recent atrocities in Manchester and London.

Members of staff and the public are invited to place a heart-shaped token on the tree, which stands in the hospital’s new atrium, to express support for those affected.

People are also being asked to commit to a simple act of friendship or generosity in their community by writi...


New wing set for royal seal of approval

News | Last updated 6 months ago
Bradford Royal Infirmary’s new £28 million, state-of-the-art wing is set to welcome a very special VIP visitor.

HRH The Princess Royal will visit BRI, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on Wednesday, 28 June 2017.

Tour new wing

Her Royal Highness will officially open and tour the new wing, which has taken more than a year to build and houses new children’s wards, dementia-friendly wards for the elderly and an innovative and state-of-th...


Daughter's special thanks for life-saving care

News | Last updated 6 months ago
The daughter of a policeman who received life-saving treatment at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) is to take on a sponsored run to pay tribute to the staff who helped save her dad’s life.

Emily Lightowler, 28, is preparing to run the Helsinki Half Marathon with partner Joe Horton, 30, on June 10 to raise funds for the cardiology unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Emily’s police officer father, Craig Lightowler, 53, suffered a heart attack on April 20 last year. He was origi...


Eye specialists focus on World Orthoptic Day

News | Last updated 6 months ago
Hard-working specialists who work across Bradford Teaching Hospitals diagnosing and supporting the treatment of eye conditions are gearing up to celebrate World Orthoptic Day on Monday (June 5).
The event aims to educate patients, the public and healthcare professionals about the work that orthoptists do, as well as celebrate this special 13-person team who treat around 7,000 patients across the district every year.
Acting Head of Orthoptics, Stephanie Mindham, said: “Orth...


A&E not always the answer, say doctors

News | Last updated 6 months ago
Doctors are reminding people to think carefully before going to their Accident and Emergency department so that they leave it free to deal with patients really in need of help.

The message is that people should only attend Bradford Royal Infirmary’s Accident and Emergency department if they have a serious or life-threatening illness.

The plea comes after an increase in attendance at the unit in Duckworth Lane, part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - a...


GP Bulletin - May 2017

Page | Last updated 6 months ago

We’re recruiting hospital chaplaincy volunteers
Volunteers from all religions are being sought to help bring a listening ear and a kind word into the lives of our patients. Our Chaplaincy Service is now looking to add to its team of volunteers to cater for people’s spiritual needs during their hospital stay.   Perhaps you know a friend, family or staff member who may be interested.
Our Chaplaincy team is multi-faith, comprising seven chaplains who repr...