Archive: March, 2015

16th March 2015 – Mother’s day bake off raises money for hospital appeal

Posted on 03/18/15 by AireAdmin

Keen bakers, mums and daughters helped raise hundreds of pounds for Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal on Mothering Sunday. They attended a special ‘Airedale Bake Off’ event at Laycock Village Hall to see local baker, Mike Armstrong, in a live master baking class. Mike, who donated his time for the event, showcased a range of […]

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14th March 2015 – health and wellbeing for young people

Posted on 03/14/15 by helenroberts No Comments

Rise Above is a new website for young people.   You can share experiences, questions and challenges about all kinds of topics to do with relationships, wellbeing, health and growing up. You’ll find stories, videos, games and advice on the things that matter to you. You can find out more about Rise Above in this video.  It’s published […]

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11th March 2015 – Elections for local people to be hospital governors

Posted on 03/12/15 by AireAdmin

Anyone seeking to become more involved in how Airedale Hospital is run by becoming one of its governors isnow invited to put themselves forward for election. The elections open on 12 March for six public seats and anyone interested should either phone the Electoral Reform Services on 0208 889 9203, email ciara.norris@electoralreform.co.uk or fill in […]

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10th March 2015 – Local partners celebrate being named as one of 29 new Vanguard models of care

Posted on 03/12/15 by AireAdmin

A local team of partners from the NHS, local authorities, care homes, technology and academia have been selected to take a national lead on transforming care for patients. The new care model, which aims to enhance health for residents in care homes, brings together more than a dozen organisations from health and social care services, […]

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An exciting time for telemedicine

Posted on 03/11/15 by AireAdmin

We have had a busy month in telemedicine as we are now live in 200 care and nursing homes throughout the country. What a land mark! Praise should go to all who have contributed to this great achievement. The clinical team in our Telehealth Hub were overwhelmed to have won three Pride of Airedale awards […]

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10th March 2015 – Drop-in for information about your health at a more convenient location

Posted on 03/10/15 by AireAdmin

People visiting at Airedale Hospital can now easily find out more about health conditions or available support as the patient information service has moved to a more convenient location. This week the service will open as a drop-in centre on the landing above the main entrance in a small room which has been refurbished thanks […]

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9th March 2015 – A new home for patient information

Posted on 03/09/15 by helenroberts No Comments

On Monday 2 March, the Patient Information Service moved into its new home on the landing above the main entrance at Airedale General Hospital. The service service will be staffed between the hours of 9.30am to 4.00pm Mondays to Fridays. We can help people to: Find out more about a health condition or treatment; Find […]

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6th March 2015 – Dads can now stay over on maternity ward

Posted on 03/06/15 by AireAdmin

Dads can now support mums and babies at night as well as during the day thanks to a new scheme that encourages partners to stay overnight after the birth of their baby. The new facility, on ward 21 at Airedale Hospital, was introduced in response to requests from parents, which led the midwifery team to […]

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4th March 2015 – Giant mural created to help parents distract poorly children

Posted on 03/06/15 by AireAdmin

A giant mural has been created for the walls of Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department to help parents distract their children as they wait to be seen. Its the first hospital project artist Lorraine Duff has ever worked on and the largest canvas – 47 square metre compared to A5 size greeting cards she normally designs […]

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