Archive: March, 2013

27 March 2013 – Hair today, gone tomorrow

Posted on 03/27/13 by AireAdmin No Comments

Plucky hospital worker Jayne Bold is having all her hair shaved off at work for cancer charities. The senior support worker in Airedale Hospital’s theatre department is appealing for colleagues, patients and members of the public to sponsor her for having this drastic hair cut on Thursday 4 April. Any money she raises will be […]

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25th March 2013 – Hospital supports sustainability by planting trees

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Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is hoping to enhance the natural environment at Airedale Hospital by supporting the NHS Forest ‘sponsor a tree’ scheme. The hospital hopes to persuade staff, patients, carers and relatives to sponsor a tree from the scheme to support NHS Sustainability Day on Thursday 28 March. By sponsoring one or more trees […]

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22 March 2013 Rugby team back hospital endoscopy appeal

Posted on 03/22/13 by AireAdmin

A local rugby team is encouragine people to support a hospital fundraising appeal to buy life saving equipment. The equipment will be part of a new endocopy unit at Airedale Hospital, which is due to open in the summer, and will help diagnose and treat conditions such as bowel, bladder and lung cancer. A fundraising […]

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12 March 2013 – Hospital supports nutrition and hydration week

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Airedale Hospital will be raising awareness of the importance of nutrition and hydration for patients in hospital, in the community and vulnerable people in their own homes during a week long campaign this month. Staff at the hospital are supporting the second national nutrition and hydration week, organised by Patient Safety First between 18 and […]

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5 March 2013 – Airedale Hospital staff stub out their habit

Posted on 03/05/13 by AireAdmin

Over half the people taking part in a new support group at Airedale Hospital have successfully quit their habit in time for national Stop Smoking Day on Wednesday 12 March. The stop smoking group has been running now for almost four months at Airedale Hospital’s Education Centre on Thursdays, between 9am and 11am. It offers […]

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4 March 2013 – Airedale Audiologist named one of the best for four years

Posted on 03/04/13 by AireAdmin

An audiologist, who cares for patients with hearing difficulties at Airedale Hospital, has been specifically commended in a national competition for the fourth year in a row. Alan Walshaw, a senior audiologist with Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, has received a certificate of commendation in recognition of his achievement in the UK Audiologist of the Year […]

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1 March 2013 – Great Maternity Bake-off at Airedale with celebrity host

Posted on 03/01/13 by AireAdmin

Keen bakers are being invited to bring a cake along to Airedale Hospital to be judged by original Calendar Girl Tricia Stewart and raise money for maternity services. The ‘great maternity bake-off’ will be held on Mothering Sunday 10 March from 10.30am in the upper level of the main hospital entrance. The event will mark […]

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