Archive: May, 2012

24th May 2012 – Hospital boss retired after nine years of service

Posted on 05/24/12 by AireAdmin

Non executive director and deputy chairman Alan Sutton is set to retire from Airedale Hospital at the end of the month after nine years of service. His last meeting on the board of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will be today Thursday 24 May. Mr Sutton was appointed in 2003 and his term of office would […]

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15th May 2012 – Visitors can stay overnight in hospital accommodation

Posted on 05/15/12 by AireAdmin

Visitors who want to be close to a friend or family at Airedale Hospital and feel it’s too far to travel home can stay in an apartment on the site. They may need to stay the night before visiting their relatives or if they have a child who is being cared for, parents can stay […]

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16th May 2012 – Amnesty hailed a success

Posted on 05/06/12 by AireAdmin

A big ‘thank you’ has gone out to everyone after the success of Airedale Hospital’s equipment amnesty. Hundreds of pairs of crutches, walking sticks, and walking aids worth around £3,000 and several wheelchairs, were returned to the physiotherapy department at the Steeton hospital during the month long initiative. Kelvin Whiting, therapy services manager at Airedale […]

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4th May 2012 – Family fun in operating theatres at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 05/04/12 by AireAdmin

Try your hand at being a surgeon or a nurse using state-of-the-art equipment during a family open day at Airedale Hospital. Staff from the endoscopy unit are joining forces with the hospital’s theatre team this year to provide a behind-the-scenes look at how they operate at the event which includes a chance to use surgical […]

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3rd July 2012 – Hospital treats patients with respect and dignity

Posted on 05/03/12 by AireAdmin

Findings from the latest inpatient department survey for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The independent survey asked the views of adults who had stayed overnight as an inpatient in June 2011. The patients were asked what they thought about different aspects of care and treatment they received […]

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2nd May 2012 – Airedale Hospital wins top patient safety award

Posted on 05/02/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a national award for patient safety by CHKS – an independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services. It was announced last night at the CHKS Top Hospitals programme awards at a ceremony in London. The CHKS patient safety award 2012 recognises outstanding performance in providing a safe hospital environment […]

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1st May 2012 – New director joins Airedale Hospital

Posted on 05/01/12 by AireAdmin

Communications specialist and successful academic Anne Gregory is joining the board of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust next month (June) as a new non-executive director. She has been appointed for three years from 1 June 2012 to replace Alan Sutton, who is retiring. She will receive a remuneration of £12,500 per annum. Anne said: “I am […]

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