Archive: February, 2014

13 February 2014 – Call the Midwives – personalised pregnancy care from Airedale

Posted on 02/17/14 by AireAdmin

A new project allowing pregnant women to have personalised care has been officially launched this week across Bradford and Airedale. My Airedale Midwife (MAM) aims to provide personal one-on-one care to pregnant women throughout their pregnancy, labour and immediately following the birth of their baby. Women who want, for example, a home birth or who […]

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12th February 2014 – What do 100 calories look like?

Posted on 02/12/14 by helenroberts No Comments
100 calories

Find out how quickly calories can add up in certain foods with this handy visual guide from NHS Choices. Keeping track of the calories in your food and drink is really important if you want to manage your weight.  It will help you to balance your calorie intake with the energy you use every day. […]

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11 February 2014 – New dementia friendly wards created at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 02/11/14 by AireAdmin

Around £0.7m is being spent on four wards in Airedale Hospital to help meet the needs of patients who have dementia. Staff and patients moved on to ward 4, which has had the most substantial refurbishment to make it ‘dementia friendly’, this month (February). Formerly the unit used to care for people with mental health […]

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7 February 2014 – More car parking space planned for visitors to Airedale Hospital

Posted on 02/10/14 by AireAdmin

More car parking spaces are being planned for Airedale Hospital to make is easier for patients and families visiting the site. An extra car parking area is being proposed for staff to free up space in the visitors’ car parks. Work started this week to prepare for the extra 79 spaces in-between the former nurses […]

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6th Feb 2014 – Another telehealth packed week

Posted on 02/06/14 by AireAdmin No Comments

Another packed week meeting health and social care colleagues who are passionate about implementing telemedicine as one piece of the jigsaw for delivering the right care at the right time. What still blows me away and one of the reasons I love my job is the jaw dropping ‘wow’ when our users or visitors witness […]

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6th February 2014 – Charity helps support larger patients during operations

Posted on 02/06/14 by AireAdmin

A hospital charity has helped buy specialist equipment for larger patients undergoing surgical procedures at Airedale Hospital. The Friends of Airedale donated £8,500 to the hospital’s theatres department to buy a pair of bariatric leg supports which are used to raise and move larger patients’ legs during operations, for example, gynaecological and orthopaedic procedures. The […]

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5th February 2014 – My memories and me

Posted on 02/04/14 by helenroberts No Comments

If you look after someone with memory loss or dementia, Carers’ Resource is running some great new sessions in Keighley and Shipley. There will be 6 fun, friendly afternoons where you can both come along to share your memories of years gone by, meet new people and make new friends. The final event will be […]

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