Archive: June, 2013

28th June 2013 – Dodgers dress up to push for local hospice

Posted on 06/28/13 by AireAdmin

Airedale Dodgers – the hospital’s running group – are flexing their muscles to join Silsden’s gala procession with a bed push and raise money for Manorlands Hospice. They will be in fancy dress and joined by members of Airedale Hospital’s A&E team to help boost the local Sue Ryder charity. This is the second time […]

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24th June 2013 – Eye-catching kiosk to tempt patients to give their views

Posted on 06/26/13 by AireAdmin

A new touch screen kiosk has been placed in Airedale’s A&E department to encourage more people who are being discharged to take part in the ‘Friends and Family Test.’ Patients are given their Friends and Family questionnaire on a postcard when they register with the department but can choose to complete the simple questions – […]

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21 June 2013 – Patients urged to get help early to reduce impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted on 06/21/13 by AireAdmin

Specialist nurses and consultants at Airedale Hospital have joined a national campaign to dispel the myth that rheumatoid arthritis is a disease of the elderly. They will have an information stand in the hospital during National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society’s (NRAS) first ever awareness week Monday 24 to Sunday 30 June 2013 including leaflets for employees […]

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18 June 2013 – Top marks for Airedale’s occupational health team

Posted on 06/18/13 by AireAdmin

Employee health and wellbeing staff at Airedale Hospital are celebrating after passing a new national accreditation with flying colours. The team were praised and given four commendations by external assessors, who visited the hospital as part of the Safe Effective Quality Occupational Standards (SEQOHS) award scheme, governed by the Royal College of Physicians of London. […]

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11 June 2013 – Hospital research manager completes study on using acupuncture for Cancer pain

Posted on 06/11/13 by AireAdmin

Carole Paley, research manager at Airedale Hospital, has just completed a major study looking at how acupuncture might be used to help relieve bone pain in cancer patients. She has just been awarded her PhD after studying part-time for five years at Leeds Metropolitan University. Her final thesis was research into the use of acupuncture […]

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