Archive: October, 2012

30th October 2012 – Airedale congratulates four NHS heroes

Posted on 10/30/12 by AireAdmin

Four members of staff at Airedale Hospital were officially recognised as NHS heroes for going that extra mile to improve life for patients. They were nominated in a national scheme, launched as part of the NHS’s 64th birthday celebrations, to celebrate the achievements of staff who show exceptional compassion, kindness and skill above and beyond […]

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26th October 2012 – Blade runner tells story at hospital talk

Posted on 10/26/12 by AireAdmin

Runner and amputee Philip Sheridan will talk about his story and demonstrate his running blade prosthetic limb, as used by athletes at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, at an event at Airedale Hospital. Philip, from St Ives, had to have his leg amputated below the knee in 2002 following a near fatal motorbike accident.  He […]

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26th October 2012 – Occupational therapists hold key to smoother recovery

Posted on 10/26/12 by AireAdmin

Occupational therapists at Airedale Hospital are opening up their ‘independent living flat’ to visitors which is designed to make sure patients can cope when they return home. The flat is used primarily to assess patients to make sure they can cope with daily tasks before they are discharged home from hospital. Patients can spend some […]

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23rd October 2012 – New fundraising champion for Airedale Hospital

Posted on 10/23/12 by AireAdmin

Young entrepreneur Bronagh Daly has been appointed to champion fundraising which will result in major improvements to facilities at Airedale Hospital. She will be launching a number of campaigns to raise funds to refurbish areas of the the hospital, starting with the endoscopy unit. With a love for life in the fast lane, Bronagh spends […]

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16th October 2012 – Runner raises money in Mum’s memory

Posted on 10/16/12 by AireAdmin

A son, who lost his mum earlier this year to a brain tumour, has raised over £2,000 for Castleberg Hospital to help support the people who cared for her. David Candlin, 27, ran the 70 mile Cumbrian Way in the Lake District in under 24 hours this summer to raise cash for equipment at the […]

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16th October 2012 – Help patients to learn more about lupus

Posted on 10/16/12 by AireAdmin

Rheumatology nurses at Airedale Hospital are joining a national campaign to raise awareness of Lupus disease this month (October). They have put together an information display for staff, patients and visitors which will be in the hospital from Monday 15 October. GPs and other health professionals may fail to recognise the illness as it can […]

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4th October 2012 – Read all about it in Airedale Hospital’s newspaper

Posted on 10/04/12 by AireAdmin

Hot off the press is a user-friendly version of this year’s annual report produced by Airedale Hospital to let patients, carers and local people know more about the achievements of its staff over the past 12 months. The newspaper, entitled The Annual Record 2011/12, includes details of new services, equipment and refurbishments to improve patient care; […]

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3rd October 2012 – Airedale Hospital launches flu jab campaign

Posted on 10/03/12 by AireAdmin

Medical director Andrew Catto is urging all frontline staff at Airedale Hospital to protect their patients by having the flu jab as soon as possible. Nurses from the hospital’s employee and health and wellbeing launched their campaign this week as they started to visit wards and departments to vaccinate staff – and spread the word […]

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