Archive: June, 2014

30th June 2014 – Annual members meeting for Airedale

Posted on 06/30/14 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is holding its annual members meeting in the lecture theatre, in the education centre at Airedale Hospital on Thursday 31 July at 2.00pm. The meeting will include an overview of activities at the trust during the year, an annual report from the council of governors and information on the trust’s annual […]

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26th June 2014 – Cyclists take on the Alps to raise money for hospital

Posted on 06/27/14 by AireAdmin

A group of four cyclists and their support team will be taking on the Alps in a bid to raise £10,000 for charity, including Airedale Hospital’s Endoscopy Appeal. Christa Baldwin, 34, Kevin Wharton, 60, Ray Cryer, who at the time of the ride will be 66, and Kevin Owens, 60, will begin the cycle challenge […]

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26th June 2014 – HMP Brixton get round-the-clock care from Airedale Hospital’s Telehealth Hub

Posted on 06/27/14 by AireAdmin

AN initiative has been launched at HMP Brixton to deliver healthcare to prisoners using telemedicine, reducing the need for them to leave prison to see a consultant or nurse. The initiative involves using clinical consultation via secure video link with equipment located both in the prison’s healthcare centre and a Telehealth Hub, based at a […]

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26th June 2014 – HMP Brixton get round-the-clock care from Airedale Hospital’s Telehealth Hub

Posted on 06/26/14 by AireAdmin

An initiative has been launched at HMP Brixton to deliver healthcare to prisoners using telemedicine, reducing the need for them to leave prison to see a consultant or nurse. The initiative involves using clinical consultation via secure video link with equipment located both in the prison’s healthcare centre and a Telehealth Hub, based at a […]

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23rd June 2014 – Nursery kids have hands on construction class

Posted on 06/24/14 by AireAdmin

A group of pre-school children from the Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale Hospital visited the working construction site operated by Willmott Dixon to look at the hospital’s new Emergency Department being built. The ten, three and four-year-olds, accompanied by nursery staff, were given a tour of the site where the new £6.3 million Emergency Department […]

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20th June 2014 – Tweet a selfie and text a fiver to boost hospital appeal

Posted on 06/20/14 by AireAdmin

A new creative social media campaign is being launched to boost the funds for Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal. After achieving the milestone of having 1,000 people following the hospital on Twitter – @AiredaleNHSFT – a new strand of the #newED campaign, which has been covering the progress of building a new Emergency Department on […]

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20th June 2014 – Walking for health

Posted on 06/20/14 by helenroberts
man and woman walking

If you are looking for a simple, free and easy way to get more active, lose weight and become healthier, why not try walking? Walking is ideal for people of all ages and fitness levels.  NHS Choices has useful tips about getting started in its walking for health guide.  It also has useful links to help […]

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Using telemedicine to help a stroke patient

Posted on 06/20/14 by AireAdmin

I received an urgent call via our telemedicine video-link from an 86-year-old man who lived in a nursing home and had suddenly collapsed. He had developed weakness on his left side, a facial droop, had become incoherent and had slurred speech. Despite his dementia he was normally alert, mobile and relatively well. I could see […]

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12th June 2014 – Father’s Day walking

Posted on 06/12/14 by AireAdmin

Tom Crossley, son of Airedale Hospital’s A&E consultant, Meg Crossley, has a special Father’s Day activity planned for Sunday 15 June. As Dr Crossley will be at work in A&E on the day, Tom, 15 has planned to treat his Grandpa to a training walk ahead of his big challenge, walking the Pennine Way. Dr […]

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12th June 2014 – A problem shared… between lung cancer patients

Posted on 06/12/14 by AireAdmin

A new group has been set up to support patients with lung cancer and their carers at Airedale Hospital. It is the brainwave of Claire Waddington and Sharon Longden, clinical nurse specialist at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, to help members meet other patients with the same condition and health professionals. They meet monthly in the […]

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