Bradford Inequalities Research Unit


The BIRU is commissioned by Bradford District CCG to support a programme of interventions that aim to Reduce Inequalities in Communities (RIC). The BIRU takes a data driven approach to identify the drivers that underpin health inequalities in the central locality of Bradford and inform interventions to tackle these inequalities.

The BIRU will also provide evaluations of some key interventions:

  • Continuity of Midwifery Care
  • Proactive Care Team
  • Admiral Nurses (dementia)
  • Welfare Benefits Advice

The BIRU also leads a community readiness research project that aims to understand how ‘ready’ the community are to address some key issues including:

  • End of Life Care
  • Cancer Screening
  • Management of long-term conditions
  • Flu and Covid-19 Vaccine uptake


Sub-theme: Health Equity and Minority Ethnic health


Team Contact:

Director – Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub and Bradford Inequalities Research Unit

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