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Better Start Brushing!

Better Start Brushing!

Better Start Bradford have launched their latest campaign to improve oral health in 0-4 years olds in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. Bradford has the highest rates of childhood tooth decay in Yorkshire, with more than 1 in 3 five-year old children having evidence of decay...


£100,000 Innovation Fund Launches

National Lottery funded Better Start Bradford has a new Innovation Fund for local groups to apply for funding to run and deliver new projects to help improve the lives of children in the Better Start Bradford area of Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. Between £2,500 to £100...


Summer events in BD3, BD4, BD5!

There's no need for anyone to be at a loose end this summer in the Better Start Bradford area and beyond, with loads of free, fun events for families! We're holding a very special event to celebrate Playday 2018. The BIG Play Event takes over Parkside Park on 1 August 2018, with kite making, wate...


Family Nurse Partnership in Bradford leading the way

Our Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) project has been busy working with the FNP National Unit and Dartington Social Research Unit to monitor the effectiveness of an adaptation they’ve made to the programme here in Bradford. The adaptation helps mums ‘mentalise’ their baby, which means helping...


Dads turn out to meet our specialist midwives

An Audience with the Midwife was an innovative event inviting dads and dads-to-be to chat informally with the Better Start Bradford Specialist Midwives. The open forum event was held at St. Stephen’s Church Hall on 21 March 2018 and the thirteen attendees shared their experiences of the antenat...