Archive: May, 2013

28 May 2013 – Coast to Coast in friends memory

Posted on 05/28/13 by AireAdmin

A dozen friends of a young Skipton man who died last year from cancer are cycling coast to coast in his memory to raise funds for their local hospital. Sam Tate, a 30-year-old accountant, lost his battle with Hodgkin Lymphoma in November 2012, having being diagnosed with the rare form of blood cancer in 2011. […]

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23 May 2013 – Hospital boss judges creative apps to help NHS patients

Posted on 05/23/13 by AireAdmin

An Airedale Hospital boss is one of the judges in a national competition to find creative apps to help young people living with cancer and other life-threatening conditions. Ann Wagner, director of strategy and business development at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, will sit on a panel alongside other senior representatives from NHS Trusts to assess […]

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22 May 2013 – Better kidney care thanks to Airedale charities

Posted on 05/22/13 by AireAdmin

Patients with kidney or bladder problems can get better treatment at Airedale Hospital thanks to new equipment worth £50,000 bought by two charities. They can be referred for the removal of stones in the kidney or ureter using new urology equipment jointly funded by Airedale New Ventures and the hospital’s own charitable fund. The equipment […]

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16 May – Hospital Worker’s summit trek to support Red Cross

Posted on 05/21/13 by AireAdmin

Acute admissions clerk, Katherine Parker, is climbing Mount Snowdon to raise money for the British Red Cross. The fundraising event, which takes place on 6 July, involves a 10 mile trek to the summit of Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain peak in England and Wales. Katherine, 25, who works at Airedale Hospital, is a volunteer […]

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7 May 2013 – New A&E for Airedale Hospital

Posted on 05/13/13 by AireAdmin

A new Accident and Emergency (A&E) department that is fit for the 21st century is being planned for Airedale Hospital. Work on the new unit is expected to start in the autumn (2013) and would create, amongst other things, separate adult and children’s waiting areas, a quiet room for friends and families to use during stressful events […]

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8 May 2013 – Why not ask to take part in clinical research

Posted on 05/08/13 by AireAdmin

Researchers at Airedale Hospital are joining the national campaign to celebrate the success of clinical research and persuade more patients to get involved. To mark International Clinical Trials Day on Monday 20 May, there will be information stands around the Trust to raise awareness of how to become involved in research and opportunities to speak […]

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