Archive: July, 2014

29th July 2014 – Life with Type 1 diabetes on YouTube

Posted on 07/30/14 by helenroberts
Diabetes UK Type 1 uncut logo

If you are a young person aged 16-30 with Type 1 diabetes, take a look at the new YouTube channel, #Type1uncut.  These videos were created by a group of young adults, supported by Diabetes UK.  They cover topics that matter to them and can help you live with and manage your condition.  There are also some free factsheets for […]

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29th July 2014 – Airedale’s midwifery led unit celebrates first birthday

Posted on 07/29/14 by AireAdmin

Mums and midwives helped celebrate the first anniversary of Airedale Hospital’s midwifery led unit. The unit, which was officially opened in July last year, invited back some of the first mums to give birth on the new unit as well as expectant mums who are planning to have their babies at Airedale Hospital in the […]

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25th July 2014 – Airedale achieves milestone of 100th care home to get round-the-clock care on screen

Posted on 07/25/14 by AireAdmin

A care home in the Midlands is the 100th to be linked up to Airedale Hospital’s telehealth hub providing its residents with round-the-clock care. Drovers House Residential Home, in Rugby, owned by WCS Care Group Ltd, is the latest to benefit from having the telemedicine service which means its 75 residents can get urgent medical […]

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17th July 2014 – Yorkshire in Bloom judges praise hospital gardeners

Posted on 07/17/14 by AireAdmin

Yorkshire in Bloom judges paid Airedale Hospital’s gardening team a visit and were impressed by their ‘passion’ and ‘dedication’. They were given a tour of the hospital grounds with highlights being the colourful flower beds at West Entrance and their work creating a garden on ward 4 – which will have special appeal to patients […]

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Telemedicine helping final goodbyes

Posted on 07/17/14 by AireAdmin

This is an extraordinary and very moving example of how telemedicine helped Christine, a patient on one of our wards, say her final goodbye to her husband Stuart before he died of cancer in Manorlands. Last month (June 2014) Christine, aged 72, was brought into Airedale Hospital after collapsing at her home in Addingham with […]

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15th July 2014 – Pennine way walk to support ED appeal

Posted on 07/16/14 by AireAdmin

Teenager Tom Crossley is setting off to walk the Pennine Way to raise funds for Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal this Saturday (19 July). Tom, 15, will be walking the 268-mile route over the following three weeks and will be joined by both his grandfather, John Asher, and mum, Dr Meg Crossley, a consultant in […]

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15th July 2014 – Pennine Way walk to support Emergency Department Appeal

Posted on 07/15/14 by AireAdmin

Teenager Tom Crossley is setting off to walk the Pennine Way to raise funds for Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal on Saturday (19 July). Tom, 15, will be walking the 268-mile route over the following three weeks and will be joined by both his grandfather, John Asher, and mum, Dr Meg Crossley, a consultant in […]

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11th July 2014 – Hospital introduces dedicated parent education team

Posted on 07/11/14 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has recently launched a new education service for parents-to-be. Experienced midwives Caroline Lowe and Clare Luby have taken on new roles as lead midwives for parent education and have designed specially tailored sessions for parents-to-be, who plan to have their babies at the hospital. The sessions, which are now up and running, include: […]

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11th July 2014 – Online support if you are living with cancer

Posted on 07/11/14 by helenroberts

If you are living with cancer and need support and someone to talk to, there are lots of ways to do this.  You can go along to a local support group, ring a helpline, drop in to your nearest cancer information and support centre, or join an online community. Here we look at getting support online. […]

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8th July 2014 – Cycling for beginners

Posted on 07/08/14 by helenroberts
girl cycling

If the Tour de France has inspired you to get on your bike, there’s a handy guide to getting started on the NHS Choices website.  It’s packed with advice and tips to help make cycling a safe and enjoyable experience for beginners.  You can find out about the health benefits of cycling, get bicycle maintenance tips, […]

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