Archive: November, 2012

23 November 2012 – Airedale highlighted as an example of good practice

Posted on 11/23/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has been highlighted as an example of good practice in a national report about the state of care in the NHS, independent health care or adult social care. The report highlights the findings of an unannounced visit to Airedale Hospital last year, which focused on whether patients, particularly vulnerable older people, were treated […]

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22 November 2012 – Airedale workers sprout ‘taches for men’s health

Posted on 11/22/12 by AireAdmin

Porter Dean Williamson and a team of ‘Mo Bros’ from Airedale Hospital have got together to grow a new look for November to raise vital funds to improve the health of men. The workers have joined the global Movember campaign and risen to the challenge of sprouting and grooming a moustache for 30 days to […]

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12 November 2012 – Helping people know how to care for their own health

Posted on 11/12/12 by AireAdmin

More information on how to look after your health better this winter – especially if you have a long-term condition – is now available on Airedale Hospital’s website. Managers of the hospital’s patient information service have created new web pages for patients and carers to coincide with Self Care Week 12 – 18 November 2013 […]

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7 November 2012 – A better hospital experience for cancer patients

Posted on 11/07/12 by AireAdmin

Cancer patients should have a more comfortable experience at Airedale Hospital thanks to a ¬£85,000 refurbishment of the Haematology Oncology Day Unit (HODU). The funding has come from charitable donations from patients, relatives and carers and includes proceeds from raffles and coffee mornings, a wide range of fundraising events from climbing to running marathons, donations […]

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6 November 2012 – Airedale’s phlebotomists have a new image

Posted on 11/06/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s phlebotomy (blood collectors) team are proud of their new ‘look’ – they are now sporting dark purple uniforms. Previously the staff, who run a drop-in service taking blood from patients, between 8.45am – 4.30pm, in the outpatient’s department, wore white ones with an aqua trim. The team is part of the pathology department […]

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2 November 2012 – Help us to fight infection says Airedale Hospital

Posted on 11/02/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has issued a plea to visitors to help in the fight against the common winder bug norovirus that can cause diarrhoea and/or vomiting. Although the hospital has many infection prevention measures in place, visitors and relatives can also play their part by following a few simple steps to help protect their loved ones […]

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