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Giving children a better start in life

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...


Better Start Bradford projects showcased during #RoyalVisitBradford

We were thrilled to showcase our work with families when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Bradford on Wednesday 15 January 2020. The Royal couple visited the Khidmat Centre, BD7, where they joined grandparents, parents and their babies and toddlers from Little Dots, a music and play gro...


Volunteer with us!

We are offering people in the Better Start Bradford area the opportunity to support its work with families as a volunteer Community Champion or a Community Board Member. Community Champions volunteer by helping out at Better Start Bradford’s fun-packed family events for families with children u...


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...


Celebrating our Better Start Bradford midwives

Opal Team

On 5 May the world celebrated the International Day of the Midwife and today is International Nurse’s Day. Here at Better Start Bradford, we are celebrating our midwives. A few weeks ago Steph Marriott from our Personalised Midwifery Care Pilot shared her working week with us in this blog. Today w...