Archive: February, 2013

28 February 2013 – Come and work and be treated at Airedale say staff

Posted on 02/28/13 by AireAdmin

Staff are more likely to recommend Airedale Hospital as a place to work or get treatment this year according to the results of an annual survey published today (Thursday 28 February). Airedale also came in the top 20 percent in this year’s national staff survey which ranks trusts for staff feeling they have the ability […]

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26 February 2013 – Airedale welcomes its 1,000th Telehealth patient

Posted on 02/26/13 by AireAdmin

Albert Joyner, is the 1,000th patient to be linked up to Airedale Hospital’s Telehealth Hub which means he can get urgent medical help from hospital consultants if he needs it – without having to leave the comfort of his nursing home. The ex-Royal Marine is 101 years old and lives at Herncliffe nursing home in […]

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26 February 2013 – Searching for sixty people up for a challenge

Posted on 02/26/13 by AireAdmin

The search is on for 60 people to take up the challenge to raise money for Airedale Hospital – in particular to buy equipment for the new endoscopy unit. Charity Fundraiser Bronagh Daly has secured 60 places in the Jane Tomlinson running, swimming and walking events and is leading the way by raising funds herself. […]

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18 February 2013 – Digging deep to help Airedale’s endoscopy patients

Posted on 02/18/13 by AireAdmin

Building work is well under way to create a bigger and better endoscopy unit at Airedale Hospital. The £2.4m unit is expected to be finished by the end of June and will allow more procedures to be carried out in the future.  It is being built by Willmot Dixon and will also help address the current capacity […]

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14 February 2013 – Award winning care for women

Posted on 02/14/13 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s gynaecology assessment and treatment unit has won a top accolade. The hospital team won the sustained improvement award, at the Lean Healthcare Academy Annual Conference and Awards event on 7 February, for their work to establish a dedicated area where women can be cared for by specialist staff and have easier and quicker […]

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5 February 2013 – New Clinician joins Airedale’s top team

Posted on 02/05/13 by AireAdmin

A retired consultant in chemical pathology is joining the helm of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust this month (1 February) as a new non-executive director. Dr Michael Toop, who managed the chemical pathology department at Harrogate Hospital for 25 years, also has an interest in diabetes and hyperlipidaemia. He will be replacing Jeff Colclough, who retired […]

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1 February 2013 – Help coping with tinnitus

Posted on 02/01/13 by AireAdmin

Find out how to get help if you suffer from tinnitus during a special open event being hosted by the audiology team at Airedale Hospital. A senior audiologist will be on hand to talk about their tinnitus clinics, answer questions and give out information on Friday 8 February, between 1.30 – 4pm, in the audiology […]

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