Archive: December, 2013

20th December 2013 – Carol singers raise funds for hospital appeal

Posted on 12/23/13 by AireAdmin

Carol singing school children have helped raise funds for Airedale Hospital’s endoscopy appeal. The children, from Steeton Primary School, sang carols in the outpatients department of the hospital and were joined by staff from the endoscopy department and members of the Keighley Cougars rugby squad. Julie Blackburn, sister on the endoscopy unit at Airedale NHS […]

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20th December 2013 – Support when you go home from hospital

Posted on 12/20/13 by helenroberts
Woman's hand

Across Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven and Pendle, patients who need some extra support when they go home from hospital can now get the help they need. Home from Hospital and Hospital Aftercare services for patients living in our area are run by Carers’ Resource (in Airedale and Wharfedale), REACT (in Craven) and Age UK Lancashire (in […]

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19th December 2013 – Local girl wins competition to create Christmas card

Posted on 12/20/13 by AireAdmin

A Keighley girl has won a competition to design a Christmas card for her local hospital.. Nine-year-old Sehrish Shabir’s snowman design was chosen as the winner of the festive contest by Bridget Fletcher, chief executive, and Colin Millar, chairman, of Airedale Hospital. Sehrish took part in the competition when she was a patient on the […]

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18th October 2013 – Local woman thanks staff at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 12/18/13 by AireAdmin

A Keighley woman has thanked staff at Airedale Hospital for the excellent care she received following an operation by making a donation to the ward that cared for her. Margaret Wild, originally from Glusburn, was treated last month on ward 18, a specialist orthopaedic unit at the hospital, following a hip operation, and was so […]

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17th December 2013 – Stay warm and well in winter

Posted on 12/17/13 by helenroberts

If you are looking for information and support to help you stay warm and well this winter, NHS Choices has a winter health section full of tips and good advice about: keeping warm; cold weather benefits, including Winter Fuel Payments and Cold Weather Payments; protecting yourself against winter illnesses; colds, flu and the flu vaccine; […]

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17th December 2013 – Airedale Hospital links up its 50th nursing home for round-the-clock care

Posted on 12/17/13 by AireAdmin

Ernest Towers, aged 92, is a resident at Sutton Lodge – the 50th care home to be provided with a telemedicine service by Airedale Hospital. The residential home, based in Sutton-in-Craven, which is part of the Orchard Care Homes Group, is linked to a 24-hour service, provided seven days a week by the Telehealth Hub, […]

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13th December 2013 – First patient forum helps shape new shoes

Posted on 12/13/13 by AireAdmin

Patients who use Airedale Hospital’s orthotic service have helped to shape a new range of footwear to ease a variety of foot problems in the first event of its kind. The patient forum day was organised by the hospital’s orthotic’s team in partnership with Peacocks Medical Group, a northern based manufacturer of specialist footwear. It […]

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13th December 2013 – Entrance unveiled for Airedale’s new Emergency Department

Posted on 12/13/13 by AireAdmin

A new canopy and entrance have been unveiled as the first part of the new Emergency Department (ED) at Airedale Hospital. For now, the canopy is being used by ambulances bringing people to the temporary A&E department and this will continue until the building work is completed. However, once the new ED opens, the canopy […]

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12th December 2013 – How to take an holistic approach to healthcare in Keighley

Posted on 12/12/13 by AireAdmin

Dozens of families had fun at a special event in Keighley to help them take better care of their health. It was organised by Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s community specialist nurses at the Central Hall, Alice Street in Keighley this week. Face painting for children, healthy food tasting, beauty therapy, massage and reiki, and zumba […]

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12th December 2013 – New mums are happy with maternity services at Airedale

Posted on 12/12/13 by AireAdmin

Women who took part in the latest national survey about maternity service at Airedale Hospital say they are satisfied with their care according to results published today (Thursday 12 December). More than 23,000 women who used these services around the country took part in the survey organised by the Care Quality Commission involving 137 NHS […]

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