Archive: August, 2013

30th August 2013 – Cancer patients rate Airedale Hospital as one of the best in the country for providing high quality care

Posted on 08/30/13 by AireAdmin

Airedale has been rated one of the top hospitals in the country for involving cancer patients in their care. Almost eight out of 10 patients (78 percent) said that this was the case, compared to seven out of 10 last year. Results revealed today (30 August 2013) show that the hospital is also one of […]

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27th August 2013 – Life saving machine will help other families

Posted on 08/27/13 by AireAdmin

A Gargrave family have raised more than £12,000 to buy a portable ventilator for Airedale Hospital to support patients with breathing problems following an accident or illness, in memory of Robert Gibb. Parents Ada and Tommy Gibb, sisters Julie and Lynn, brother Alex, wife Adele and two children Tom, 19 and Hayley, 17, lost Robert, […]

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22nd August 2013 – Crowds flock to enjoy Airedale open day

Posted on 08/27/13 by AireAdmin

A 90 foot cave and cave and rescue vehicles, a life Education Bus for children and a chance to find out how they make wounds look so realistic in the movies were just some of the star attractions at Airedale Hospital’s open day. Hundreds of people of all ages turned out to the event staged […]

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16th August 2013 – Thank you to Airedale Hospital’s army of volunteers

Posted on 08/19/13 by AireAdmin

A special event has been planned to say thank you to more than 350 people who volunteer at Airedale Hospital. It will be held on Tuesday 20 August, between 12 noon and 3pm, in a marquee on the site. There will be a buffet lunch and entertainment provided. Andrew Catto, executive medical director for Airedale […]

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6th August 2013 – More specialist support for care homes and patients at the end of their life

Posted on 08/06/13 by AireAdmin

Nurses and consultants at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice are set to extend the specialist advice service they provide for staff and their patients using video consultations Starting this month (August), the charity will be using telemedicine to provide extra support to over 30 care homes across Airedale and Craven. The hospice, based in Oxenhope, started using […]

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1st August 2013 – Pat a therapy dog during Airedale Hospital’s open day

Posted on 08/01/13 by AireAdmin

Greyhound Meg has had a crucial job for the past seven years – she has brightened up the lives of hundreds of elderly people and children. Alongside her owner, 75 year-old Jane Thrower, she has been visiting local hospitals, care homes and groups of children with disabilities. They will be one of the attractions at […]

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