Archive: September, 2013

30th September 2013 – MEP visits Airedale Hospital

Posted on 09/30/13 by AireAdmin

MEP Rebecca Taylor visited Airedale Hospital to see how its telemedicine services contributed to Yorkshire and the Humber becoming a Reference Site of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. Ms Taylor, MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, visited the hospital’s Telehealth Hub to see how staff use telemedicine to support patients. Rebecca […]

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27th September 2013 – See behind the scenes at Endoscopy unit

Posted on 09/30/13 by AireAdmin

Have a go at using a camera to see inside a mannequin’s stomach or try your hand at a pretend biopsy during the first public opening of the new state-of-the-art endoscopy unit at Airedale Hospital There will lots for everyone to do on Saturday 5 October, between 10am and 4pm, including a tour of the […]

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27th September 2013 – Help coping with stammering

Posted on 09/27/13 by AireAdmin

A speech and language therapist, from Airedale Hospital will talk about stammering at an event on site on Tuesday 8 October. The free talk will explain why stammering occurs, the difficulties faced by people who stammer and how the specialist team can help children and adults. It will be given by Stephanie Burgess, speech and […]

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16th September 2013 – Stroke and rehabilitation unit celebrates ten years

Posted on 09/16/13 by AireAdmin

A unit that helps provide support and rehabilitation to people recovering from strokes and other life changing conditions is celebrating its tenth anniversary. To mark the occasion staff on the unit, which is on ward 5 at Airedale Hospital, are inviting former patients and their relatives and carers, as well as previous and current colleagues, […]

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13th September 2013 – Come and meet the people behind the masks

Posted on 09/16/13 by AireAdmin

Learn how to mend bones or try your hand at being a surgeon using state-of-the-art equipment during a theatre’s open day at Airedale Hospital. There will be fun for all the family on Saturday 21 September, between 11am – 3pm, including a chance for children to meet Sydney the skeleton and dress up in gowns […]

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12th September 2013 – Planners give green light to Airedale’s new A&E

Posted on 09/12/13 by AireAdmin

Bradford planning chiefs have given the green light to developing a new Emergency Department that is fit for the 21st century at Airedale Hospital. A work schedule will be finalised by Airedale Hospital’s Board in September and it is hoped that building will start towards the end of the year, after the current department has […]

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11th September 2013 – Brother and sister share giant prize teddy

Posted on 09/12/13 by AireAdmin

Lucky Charlie Best got more than he bargained for from Airedale Hospital’s open day – a giant teddy. He is pictured with his sister Emily, aged five. The seven year old, from Steeton, won the top prize in a children’s treasure-hunt where he had to hunt for tiny teddy bears hidden amongst the stands, which […]

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3rd September 2013 – Cougars help Nicola to take on tough challenge for charity

Posted on 09/03/13 by AireAdmin

Plucky Nicola Riley is training for Tough Mudder – an ambitious assault course – with help from Keighley Cougars. The estates officer from Airedale Hospital is taking part in the 12 mile challenge designed by Special Forces at Broughton Hall, near Skipton, on 8 September. Nicola will be part of a team doing the event […]

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2nd September 2013 – Do you want to know more about Lymphoedema?

Posted on 09/02/13 by AireAdmin

An event to help people learn more about lymphoedema – a condition which causes chronic swelling due to problems with the lymph drainage system – is being held this month (September). Healthcare professionals, patients and members of the public are urged to drop in to meet the lymphoedema team from Airedale Hospital and find out […]

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