Get ready for Ramadan and know the facts, urges Diabetes UK

In the lead up to the holy month of Ramadan, Diabetes UK’s trained volunteers will be visiting Mosques and Islamic centres to talk to...

REGIONAL NEWS: Bradford’s Healthy Hearts beats off competition to scoop another award

Bradford’s innovative Healthy Hearts campaign has hit the right chord with yet more national awards. After its previous success at the General Practice Awards, the...

Let’s Talk with Dr Faraaz

The junior doctor’s dispute with the government has been raging for some time now, and we recently saw unprecedented industrial action where emergency care...

High blood pressure rates are high amongst some ethnic communities, leading to greater risk...

Studies by healthcare organisations have warned that high blood pressure rates are still very high amongst some ethnic communities, in particular with people of...

The new diet fad – and why you must approach with caution!

By Ayesha Babar I met up with my former flatmate two weeks ago. She had just come back from a holiday a week before and...

LET’S TALK with Dr Faraaz

My columns are designed to explore topics, start a conversation and touch on real life issues that affect every community. The series is not...

A taboo talking point – Female Genital Mutilation, a brutal practice still taking place...

BY Alison Bellamy It is a taboo subject and not something people are not keen to talk or even think about. But female genital mutilation –...

REGIONAL NEWS: Joining forces to tackle health problems caused by unhealthy food

A unique workshop to tackle how unhealthy food is destroying the local community’s physical health, emotional wellbeing and countryside is being held at Airedale...

REGIONAL NEWS: Bradford Council Pledge that it’s ‘Time to Change’

Bradford Council is planning to help tackle mental health stigma by signing the "Time to Change" pledge. On Monday 18th April 2016, Bradford Council's Chief...

NHS England Backs Home Based Care

NHS England has today announced a £1.75m investment in an innovative family-based initiative to help more people to be cared for in a home,...