Archive: February, 2015

26th February 2015 – Family event from Diabetes UK

Posted on 02/27/15 by helenroberts No Comments

Diabetes UK is holding a family event in Bradford on Saturday 21 March 2015 at the Midland Hotel. This all day event gives you the chance to meet other families and children living with diabetes.  You can find out about the essential level of care you should be receiving and how to get the most […]

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24th February 2015 – Staff at Airedale Hospital supported in their work and development

Posted on 02/25/15 by AireAdmin

More employees at Airedale Hospital are receiving regular appraisal reviews and believe they have an equal chance to develop their career according to the 2014 national NHS staff survey. The latest findings published today (Tuesday) show that Airedale NHS Foundation Trust scored in the best 20% of Trusts across the country for the number of […]

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21st February 2015 – Community cafes in Craven

Posted on 02/21/15 by helenroberts No Comments

Horton community cafes are a new way for you to meet new people and build links with your community.  The cafes offer a range of regular daytime activities and informal learning across Craven district.  They take place in Skipton, Ingleton, Embsay and Gargrave.  If you are feeling isolated or lonely, this is a way for you to get some […]

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17th February 2015 – Check your heart age

Posted on 02/17/15 by helenroberts No Comments

A new tool is available on the NHS Choices website that lets you check the age of your heart. How healthy do you think your heart is?  You can use the tool to find out if your heart age is higher or lower than your actual age. Anyone over 30 can use the tool.  If […]

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12th February 2015 – Pilates and coffee for multiple sclerosis

Posted on 02/12/15 by helenroberts No Comments

If you have multiple sclerosis and live in or near Burley in Wharfedale, the local multiple sclerosis support group has set up a weekly pilates class and is looking for new members to join. To find out more about the classes and how pilates can help you to manage your condition, get in touch with […]

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Herding cats… why we do what we do

Posted on 02/09/15 by AireAdmin

Last week was a busy one… …On Monday I had a meeting of minds with colleagues from Staffordshire.  We discussed prevention, self care, proactive care and reactive urgent care all made better by technology.  Wouldn’t it be great if we could understand habits, health triggers etc. in the same way as Tesco knows everything there is […]

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9th February 2015 – Free book scheme to help people living with dementia

Posted on 02/09/15 by helenroberts No Comments

A new collection of books for people with dementia and their carers is now available from libraries across North Yorkshire. The new books are part of the national Books on Prescription scheme.  This was originally developed to support people with common mental health conditions.  It is all about helping people to feel better through self-help […]

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5th February 2015 – Local hospital worker graduates from prestigious course

Posted on 02/05/15 by AireAdmin

A local hospital worker has graduated from a prestigious course, organised by the NHS Leadership Academy. Dawn Shaw, senior health care support worker, at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, completed the Mary Seacole Leadership programme last month. She celebrated her achievement with a graduation event at the Grand Theatre in Leeds along with around 200 other […]

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5th February 2015 – Care for your pets if you are ill or in hospital

Posted on 02/05/15 by helenroberts No Comments

Cinnamon Trust is a national charity that offers practical support and peace of mind for older and terminally ill people and their pets. It runs a national network of volunteers who can help with day to day pet care, such as walking the dog for a housebound owner. It also runs a national fostering service […]

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2nd February 2015 – Hospital Trust seeks local people to be governors

Posted on 02/02/15 by AireAdmin

Anyone seeking to become more involved in how Airedale Hospital is run by becoming one of its governors, is invited to one of two special events to find out what it involves. The first of the ‘Everything You Need to Know’ events is being held at the hospital on Tuesday 10 February, from 10.30am – […]

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