Archive: December, 2014

15th December 2014 – Airedale Hospital’s HR team take the top spot in charity bake-off challenge

Posted on 12/15/14 by AireAdmin

A group effort from Human Resources (HR) saw the head of the department win the Airedale Hospital directors’ charity bake-off. Nick Parker, head of HR at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: “I was pleased to take the top spot for my colleagues as the winning cupcakes were a team effort, thanks to a few HR elves. […]

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12th December 2014 – The Source for tips about cancer

Posted on 12/12/14 by helenroberts No Comments
The Source logo

Macmillan Cancer Support has just launched a new way for you to find and share tips about how to help someone with cancer. The Source is a new online collection of simple, practical tips from people who’ve been there.  If you find it hard to know what to say, or how to help, there are […]

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12th December 2014 – Bigger and better hospital shop re-opens

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Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, David Pearson, has officially re-opened the newly refurbished ‘Friendly Coffee Shop’ at the main entrance of Airedale Hospital. The new shop, which is run by volunteers who belong to the Friends of Airedale charity, has been renovated and expanded for the benefit of patients. The £60,000 facelift was funded by […]

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8th December 2014 – Airedale Hospital directors take up charity bake-off challenge

Posted on 12/08/14 by AireAdmin

Switching their boardroom for culinary skills, Airedale Hospital’s top management team are taking part in a charity bake-off. Executive and non executive members of the Board of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will be adding some festive cheer to their next meeting on Thursday 11 December at Steeton Hall. Their challenge is to bake Christmas cup […]

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8th December 2014 – Health Today Radio

Posted on 12/08/14 by helenroberts No Comments
Health Today Radio

NHS Choices has a new way for you to find out more about health and lifestyle topics.  Health Today Radio is a weekly one hour programme hosted by Dominic Arkwright. You can hear experts and celebrities talking about a wide range of topics and get practical lifestyle tips.  Topics already covered include dementia; children’s weight; sleep; […]

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5th December 2014 – Airedale’s senior nurse finalist in prestigious awards as ’emerging leader’

Posted on 12/05/14 by AireAdmin

Proud Julia Nixon was one of three finalists for a prestigious regional award for her leadership skills. The advanced nurse practitioner in acute medicine at Airedale Hospital was put forward by Karen Walker, senior nurse for transformation, for the leadership recognition award run by the Yorkshire and Humber Leadership Academy. She was invited to afternoon […]

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Pre-registration pharmacy technician

Posted on 12/05/14 by AireAdmin

My name is Andrew, and I work in the pharmacy department as a Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technician. I have been in this trainee position since August 2014, but as I have never worked in healthcare before, my role at Airedale is a complete change of career. Previously I spent almost 30 years working in the field […]

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3rd December 2014 – Older people urged not to store up health problems if ‘feeling under the weather’ this winter

Posted on 12/03/14 by AireAdmin

Local clinical leaders in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are supporting a national NHS campaign to encourage the over 60s to seek advice early from their local pharmacist if they are ‘feeling under the weather’. Every year the NHS sees a huge increase in numbers of emergency admissions to hospital over the colder months. Older […]

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2nd December 2014 – Airedale Hospital patients declare satisfaction in A&E survey

Posted on 12/03/14 by AireAdmin

The findings from the national accident and emergency (A&E) survey for 2014, for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, have been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) today (2 December). The independent survey asked the views of patients, aged 16 years and over, who went to Airedale Hospital’s A&E department during March 2014.  Patients were asked […]

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24th November 2014 – Preview of Airedale Hospital’s new Emergency Department

Posted on 12/03/14 by AireAdmin

A preview of Airedale Hospital’s new £6m Emergency Department has been planned for Monday 1 December to give guests the chance to see its state-of-the-art facilities before it opens for business that week. The event has been planned to thank the many businesses, community groups, patients and their families who have taken on the challenge […]

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