Archive: April, 2013

30 April 2013 – New support for sufferers of a rare disease

Posted on 04/30/13 by AireAdmin

A new support group to help people suffering from a rare disease which can kill has been set up by a Bradford woman. Lynne Jacques, was diagnosed with Microscopic Polyangitis – one of the many forms of vasculitis – three years ago. Since making her recovery, Lynne has been campaigning to raise awareness of the […]

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30 April 2013 – Airedale’s winter hero trio

Posted on 04/30/13 by AireAdmin

Two consultants and a nurse from Airedale Hospital were put forward as ‘Winter Hero’s’ as part of a national scheme to recognise the work of NHS staff who ‘ploughed through to provide exceptional care.’ They are stroke-coordinator nurse Pam Beaumont, stroke consultant Dr Sam Mawer and consultant obstetrician Dr Kathleen Graham. The trio were officially […]

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29 April 2013 – Local nurse features in TV programme about NHS

Posted on 04/29/13 by AireAdmin

A Yorkshire district nurse who has cared for thousands of people in their own homes for more than 25 years will be beamed into millions of TV viewers homes across the country. Married with two daughters, Dot Scarth, who works for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, is part of a district nursing team based at Cross […]

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25 April 2013 – Nursery donation to help premature babies

Posted on 04/25/13 by AireAdmin

A West Yorkshire nursery has donated over £600 to the neonatal unit at Airedale Hospital after one of their nursery children was looked after by the unit when he was born. First Class Childcare were looking after older brother George at the nursery when his younger sibling, Roman, was born prematurely at the hospital in […]

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25 April 2013 – Helping people who are hard of hearing

Posted on 04/25/13 by AireAdmin

Airedale’s audiology team is inviting patients, carers or health and social care professionals with any questions about hard of hearing issues to drop-in during national Deaf Awareness Week 6 – 12 May. They are hosting an information stand in the hospital’s outpatients as part of the campaign by the UK Council of Deafness which will […]

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22 April 2013 – Airedale is in top five for national quality of care award

Posted on 04/22/13 by AireAdmin

Airedale has got through to the final five in a national award for being one of the top hospitals in the country. The NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for the Top Hospitals programme quality of care award 2013 by CHKS – an independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services. The award is […]

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17 April 2013 – New alcohol screening service tackles drinking problems

Posted on 04/17/13 by AireAdmin

Bradford District Care Trust’s Alcohol Clinical Nurse Specialists are now on hand at Airedale Hospital to help identify patients with drinking problems and offer them support. The two specialist nurses, Fiona Shippey and Sam McMahon, will work alongside clinicians at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust to help identify and advise patients over the age of 18 […]

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17 April 2013 – Tacking a brave new look for charity

Posted on 04/17/13 by AireAdmin

Airedale nurse Julie Lund is set for a hair-raising appointment next week with a local rugby player. The endoscopy nurse has decided to take a rather drastic step and shave it all off to boost her favourite charity. Scott Leatherbarrow from Keighley Cougars will be visiting the endoscopy ward at 12 noon on Monday 22 […]

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16 April 2013 – Airedale patients say they are satisfied with waiting list times

Posted on 04/16/13 by AireAdmin

Findings from the latest inpatient department survey for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) today (Tuesday 16 April 2013). The independent survey asked the views of adults who had stayed overnight as an inpatient in August 2012. The patients were asked what they thought about different aspects of […]

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10 April 2013 – Rebecca on her marks to help improve Airedale’s A&E

Posted on 04/10/13 by AireAdmin No Comments

On her marks set to raise money for Airedale’s emergency Department with her first London Marathon is keen runner Rebecca Malin. The head of business development and investment at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is in her last leg of training ready for the big event on Sunday 21 April. Making sure she is fighting fit […]

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