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Launch of the new ACEs, Trauma and Resilience Strategy for Bradford District

Partners came together on 16 March 2021 to launch the new Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Trauma and Resilience Strategy for the Bradford District.  The strategy is the culmination of a desire in Bradford to move forward with becoming a trauma informed and ACE aware city.  The journey beg...


New home-visiting programme starting soon

Better Start Bradford is supporting the implementation of the Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home Visiting (MECSH) programme with health visitors from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) in the Better Start Bradford area and Bradford East area. MECSH was designed in Australia...


Talking Together during COVID-19

Mum of five, Sara Shah, 42, had thought everything was okay with her youngest son's language development until she completed a routine questionnaire as part of the Talking Together assessment for two-year olds focusing on his speech and language development. Her young son was surrounded by lots...


Giving children a better start in life

As part of the fifth-year celebrations of the A Better Start programme, Children and Young People Now interviewed representatives from each of the five sites, including our own Head of Programme, Gill Thornton, who spoke about the Personalised Midwifery Care Project delivered by the Clover Team pic...


Request for Information: Family Support in the Home

Better Start Bradford would like to refresh its understanding of the extent of 1-to-1 family support provision offered within the home currently available in the Better Start Bradford area of Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. We are inviting responses from organisations with a...