Transforming Care, Changing Lives

We are an an award-winning charity who work in partnership with Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to deliver projects which make a real difference to patients and their families. We fund projects and equipment which are beyond the scope of government funding, enhance hospital care and the patient environment, and we invest in the development and wellbeing of our staff.

Our NHS Trust is responsible for providing hospital services for around 500,000 people, and specialist services for some 1.1 million. Staff work over several sites, including Bradford Royal Infirmary, which provides the majority of inpatient services, and St Luke’s Hospital, which predominantly provides outpatient and rehabilitation services. Our Trust also manages local community hospitals at Westwood Park, Westbourne Green, Shipley and Eccleshill. We support all sites, departments, and clinical areas of our Trust.


To be a pioneering and transformative force within the NHS, leading the way as a catalyst for positive change through our charitable activity.


To advance healthcare in a rapidly evolving landscape by providing unwavering support to both patients and staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We strive to create the very best experience for patients and their families who live and work in Bradford District, and for patients from wider afield who access specialist services.


Excellence in patient care: providing support to enable our Trust to give exceptional care, thus improving patient outcomes and leaving a lasting positive impact on their journey to recovery.

Empowerment of Staff: nurturing and supporting our dedicated professionals to excel in their roles and deliver the highest standards of care.

Inclusivity and diversity: building strong and inclusive relationships with all stakeholders, embracing diversity to better understand and meet the unique needs of our community.

Inequality: tackling health inequality through collaboration and enhanced care.

Long-term partnerships: establishing enduring collaborations within our hospitals, community, and with diverse stakeholders, fostering sustainable growth and improvements for the benefit of all.

Innovating and enhancing maintaining an innovative and cutting-edge approach to evolving healthcare demands and health inequalities.


Equity: Treating every individual with fairness, impartiality, and without discrimination, ensuring equitable access to healthcare resources and services.

Kindness: Demonstrating genuine care, empathy, and understanding towards patients, staff, and all members of our community.

Respect: Embracing diversity and upholding mutual respect, valuing the dignity and worth of each person.

Our Trustees

As an NHS charity, our trustees are made up of our Trust’s board of executive directors and non-executive directors. They represent a range of professional backgrounds and all sections of our diverse community.

Our impact

We fund projects which enhance care and have a huge impact on patient experience and outcomes.

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Our history

Bradford Teaching Hospitals has provided the very best specialist care to sick patients for many decades.

Our city has a proud history of philanthropic giving, which has enabled our hospitals to provide the high standard of care we now receive.

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Your most frequently asked questions answered here.

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Contact us

Get in touch with our team if you wish to support us or have a question.

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