Archive: August, 2012

29th August 2012 – New member joins specialist hospital team

Posted on 08/29/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s orthotic team has just expanded with a new recruit – Kim Mcarthur. She has joined two other orthotists serving the local area – Mark Baldwin, lead orthotist and Paul Charlton senior orthotist – who are part of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s mobility services department. The orthotists are all employed by Peacocks Medical Group, […]

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23rd August 2012 – Crowds flock to enjoy summer fun at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/23/12 by AireAdmin

A pair of mega 15 feet replica lungs was one of the star attractions of Airedale’s Hospital Open Day. They were brought along by Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation (RCLF) to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of lung cancer and show visitors how their lungs work. Nina Roberts from RCLF said: “It’s the […]

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20th August 2012 – Hospital cancer service highly rated by patients

Posted on 08/20/12 by AireAdmin

More than nine out of ten (92%) cancer patients at Airedale Hospital rated the overall care they received as ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’. The finding has been published by Quality Health, on behalf of the Department of Health, following an independent survey. The survey, part of the national cancer patient experience programme, asked the views […]

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13th August 2012 – New governors elected for Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/13/12 by AireAdmin

Five new governors have been elected to Airedale Hospital’s council of governors – but more candidates are needed next year to fill a few empty seats. The successful candidates are: Nick Beeson, public governor for Ilkley, Catherine Bourgeois, public governor for Skipton; Alan Davies, public governor for Craven; and Val Henson and Stephanie Lawrence, staff […]

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10th august 2012 – Torch bearer inspires staff to get active and have fun

Posted on 08/10/12 by AireAdmin

An NHS leader, who was chosen to be an Olympic torch bearer is visiting Airedale Hospital to inspire staff taking part in their own Airelympics. Mike Farrar CBE, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, who lives in Huddersfield, proudly ran with the special torch in the lead up to the Olympics through the village of […]

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10th August 2012 – Your Health: what do you want to know?

Posted on 08/10/12 by AireAdmin

A new service has been launched at Airedale Hospital to provide high quality information to help patients improve their health and wellbeing. Staff in the hospital’s Health Information Centre have created a new section of the Trust’s website to offer people who live in Airedale, Bradford, Craven, Pendle and Wharfedale a range of safe, reliable […]

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9th August 2012 – Family cycle to raise fund for stroke patients

Posted on 08/09/12 by AireAdmin

Paul Dutton and his family are cycling over a thousand miles to raise money for Airedale Hospital’s stroke unit His father Horace Dutton, who lived and worked in Barnoldsick, died in the unit last month (July) and the gesture is to thank the nurses who cared for him. There are three members of the family […]

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7th august 2012 – Summer fun served up at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/07/12 by AireAdmin

Visitors are invited to have a free taste of hospital food whilst enjoying the many attractions of Airedale’s Hospital Open Day this summer. Caterers Sodexo will be serving up delicious bite-size samples to whet your appetite and demonstrate the good quality of food provided for patients as one of the highlights of the event on […]

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7th August 2012 – What to do if someone has a hypo

Posted on 08/07/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital will be raising awareness of the dangers of hypoglycaemia this month by taking part in the first ever national Hypo Awareness Week 13 – 19 August. Hypos (hypoglycaemia or low blood glucose) happen when the blood glucose level of people with diabetes drops too low and they can feel shaky and unwell. The National […]

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2nd august 2012 – Help detect people with diabetes

Posted on 08/02/12 by AireAdmin

More than 300 volunteers are needed to help with a research project carried out at Airedale Hospital which will make it easier to catch people living with diabetes early. Adults who don’t have diabetes are being asked to help with a diabetes screening study taking place at the hospital. The aim of the project is […]

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