Archive: March, 2012

30 March 2012 – Hospital seeks local people for Council of Governors

Posted on 03/30/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is looking for members of the public who would be interested in standing for election as governors. The role of a governor, as part of the Council of Governors, is to reflect the interests of the members in their area and to oversee the Board of Directors regarding future plans and […]

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27th March 2012 – New pharmacy waiting area for patients

Posted on 03/27/12 by AireAdmin

Patients with hospital outpatient prescriptions or those attending warfarin or lithium clinics at Airedale Hospital now have a new larger waiting room, next to the hospital pharmacy. The bigger area has been created in response to patients’ feedback about their experience attending the pharmacy-led clinic appointments. Nick Chilton, Director of Pharmacy at Airedale NHS Foundation […]

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23rd March 2012 – New mums bid farewell to keep fit physio

Posted on 03/23/12 by AireAdmin

A physiotherapist who has helped more than 1,500 new mums get back into shape after their pregnancies is hanging up her keep fit gear to spend more time with her family. Helena Tudhope, who retires from Airedale Hospital at the end of March, has spent the last seven years taking exercise classes for local mums, […]

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6th March 2012 – How to fix and treat fractures

Posted on 03/06/12 by AireAdmin

A consultant from Airedale Hospital will talk about how to fix and treat different types of fractures at an event at the hospital next week (14 March). The free talk, which will explain about the different type of fractures, how and why they occur and how the hospital treats them, will be given by Paul […]

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5th March 2012 – Double win for hospital pair

Posted on 03/05/12 by AireAdmin

Two staff at Airedale Hospital have won awards for their work to streamline procedures and treat patients more quickly and effectively. Both Sue Speak, head of service improvement, at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Richard Wylde, service improvement manager, also at the hospital, received their double accolade from the Lean Healthcare Academy, a division of […]

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2nd March 2012 – 500 days without MRSA superbug

Posted on 03/02/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has gone more than 500 days without a case of the MRSA superbug. There have been no cases of the blood stream infection caused by MRSA since October 2010.  Back in 2003/04, the hospital reported 21 cases for the year but the number has steadily decreased since then. Bridget Fletcher, Chief Executive, at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, […]

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