Archive: May, 2014

Exciting times……

Posted on 05/28/14 by AireAdmin

One of the many reasons I love my job is it’s exciting! Each and every day is varied, challenging, frustrating at times but overall it’s exciting. This week I have been designing the future of our outpatients service, considering how delivering care differently impacts our estate, working with NHS England on their Technology Enhanced Care […]

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27th May 2014 – Diabetes and Ramadan

Posted on 05/27/14 by helenroberts
Managing diabetes during Ramadan logo

Diabetes UK has teamed up with the Muslim Council of Britain’s Diabetes Advisory Group to create this handy factsheet about fasting and managing your diabetes safely during Ramadan. There are Arabic, Bengali and Urdu language versions available here, as well as videos and other resources. This information will help you to reduce the risks of […]

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22nd May 2014 – Fundraiser works with Rotary Club of Ilkley to raise funds for local hospital

Posted on 05/22/14 by AireAdmin

The Rotary Club of Ilkley and Fiona Mann have teamed up to make a donation to Airedale Hospital’s stroke unit. Fiona Mann, of Addingham, and John Metcalf, President of the Rotary Club of Ilkley handed over a cheque for £500 to Tracey Mothersdale, ward sister on the stroke unit, to enable the purchase of two […]

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21st May 2014 – Celebrate success with a cake

Posted on 05/21/14 by AireAdmin

Staff at Airedale Hospital helped Healthwatch Bradford and District celebrate its first birthday to show their appreciation of its outreach sessions. The independent organisation, which aims to help members of the public get the best out of health and social care by giving them a stronger voice in decision-making, holds outreach sessions at the hospital’s […]

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20th May 2014 – Lymphoma Association patient and carer conference

Posted on 05/20/14 by helenroberts

The Lymphoma Association is holding its annual conference for patients and carers on Saturday 7 June 2014 at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. If you are living with lymphoma, this is a chance to hear experts in the field talk about topics such as: new developments in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma; the psychological impact […]

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16th May 2014 -‘Dying Matters’ event at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 05/16/14 by AireAdmin

Visitors and staff alike were encouraged to talk about a sensitive subject – their death – at Airedale Hospital. Hospital staff  joined forces with local public and voluntary organisations yesterday (15 May) to highlight some of the issues about ‘end of life’ as part on ‘Dying Matters’ awareness week – a national annual campaign. On […]

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15th May 2014 – Airedale Hospital named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2014

Posted on 05/15/14 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been judged as one of the top 40 performing hospitals in the country. It was named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals for 2014 by the independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement as a ceremony yesterday. The CHKS Top Hospitals programme is now in its 14th year […]

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15th May 2014 – Airedale nurses scrubbed up for TV drama

Posted on 05/15/14 by AireAdmin

Three members of Airedale hospital nursing team are under the spotlight featuring in the latest episode of the BBC series of Happy Valley starring Sarah Lancashire which will be broadcast Tuesday 27 May. Staff nurses Linda Lawson and Anita Graham and operating department practitioner Caroline Abrahams volunteers to star in the programme alongside the former […]

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12th May 2014 – Two new shoes named and designed with help from Airedale Hospitals patients

Posted on 05/14/14 by AireAdmin

Two new orthotic shoes, developed by patients from Airedale Hospital working with a manufacturer of specialist footwear, have been unveiled and named. The products were designed based on feedback from the Airedale Footwear Forum, a user group brought together by Peacocks Medical Group and the hospital’s mobility team. Patients who use the hospital’s orthotic service […]

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12th May 2014 – Updated memory handbook from Alzheimer’s Society

Posted on 05/12/14 by helenroberts
Woman reading

An updated version of Alzheimer’s Society popular memory handbook is now available free to order or download. The memory handbook is for people with mild memory problems. It’s a practical guide and includes lots of ideas about how to help your memory and manage your difficulties. It comes with some practical tools to help you […]

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