Archive: November, 2014

29th November 2014 – Latest guides from Alzheimer’s Society

Posted on 11/29/14 by helenroberts No Comments
Alzheimer's Society booklet

If you are looking for information about dementia that is easy to read and understand, Alzheimer’s Society have some great new resources. They have created two easy read booklets that use simple language and pictures.  They are aimed at people with learning disabilities.  But they can be useful to anyone who finds it hard to read.  […]

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My role as a pharmacist

Posted on 11/28/14 by AireAdmin

My name is Emily and my role is Lead Pharmacist for Transformation and Community Services which includes running Anticoagulant Clinics.  My job is varied (as can be seen from the title!) and no two days are the same.  I work with a range of healthcare professionals both in and out of the Trust to improve […]

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28th November 2014 – Learn more about Multiple Sclerosis

Posted on 11/28/14 by AireAdmin

A talk is taking place at Airedale Hospital about multiple sclerosis (MS) on Monday 8 December at 10.30 am to 11.45 am in the Lecture Theatre, in the Education Centre at the hospital Specialist nurses will talk about MS, a condition which affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord.  It causes a wide range […]

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26th November 2014 – Hot off the press – the staff photo calendar 2015

Posted on 11/26/14 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hot off the press is Airedale Hospital’s first staff calendar featuring 13 winning photographs submitted by employees. It costs £5 of which £3 will be donated to raise money for our Emergency Department Appeal to buy the best possible equipment for patients using our brand  new unit  (the other £2 is for production costs). The […]

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24th November 2014 – Enjoy food with Diabetes UK

Posted on 11/24/14 by helenroberts No Comments
woman preparing vegetables

If you are looking for help and advice about how to eat well with diabetes, Diabetes UK have created a new online resource called Enjoy Food. This helps you to shop, cook and eat a healthy balanced diet with diabetes.  There are recipes, tips, handy tools to download and expert diabetes nutritional information.  All the recipes […]

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24th November 2014 – Cancer pharmacist prestigious study trip

Posted on 11/24/14 by AireAdmin

24th November 2014 Cancer pharmacist prestigious study trip A clinical pharmacist from Airedale Hospital has scooped a national award which will pay for a study trip to Vienna. Carl Booth has won a travel scholarship for his cancer research study which he presented in poster format to members of BOPA – the British Oncology Pharmacy […]

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21st November 2014 – Gala Committee donates £1,000 to local hospital

Posted on 11/21/14 by AireAdmin

Money raised at a local gala has been donated to Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal. The East Morton gala committee presented the cheque of £1,000 to Dr Meg Crossley, consultant in emergency medicine at the hospital, to enhance the facilities for children in the new department. The annual event is organised by a group of […]

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21st November 2014 – Earl Howe visits Airedale Hospital to see how technology is used to provide better patient care throughout the country

Posted on 11/21/14 by AireAdmin

Earl Howe, the Minister for Quality, is visiting the Telehealth Hub at Airedale Hospital as an example of how technology is used to provide better care for patients. Nurses will be demonstrating how residents in care homes throughout the country and their own homes locally are linked up through the telemedicine service to get round-the-clock […]

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20th November 2014 – Speech and Language Therapist and Soprano Singer help Parkinson’s patients to speak louder

Posted on 11/21/14 by AireAdmin

Sixteen people with Parkinson’s Disease are being taught to improve their speech by combining voice therapy with singing. A new six week course is being organised by Debra Borsley, Speech and Language Therapist at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with singer Rhiannon Gayle and with the support of the Skipton branch of Parkinson’s UK. […]

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20th November 2014 – Help to manage your COPD

Posted on 11/20/14 by helenroberts No Comments
lungs diagram

To mark World COPD Day, the British Lung Foundation has launched a new patient passport. This online tool takes you through a series of simple but vital questions about your condition, care and treatment. You get a personal report that highlights the areas where you need extra help.  It will help you to think about […]

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