Archive: April, 2015

30th April 2015 – Patients get round-the-clock on screen care when they leave hospital thanks to new technology

Posted on 04/30/15 by AireAdmin

Telemedicine has proved a success with staff and residents alike at a unique housing scheme in Calderdale. Heatherstones Court, used to accommodate people between leaving hospital and returning home, is now linked up to Airedale Hospital’s Telehealth Hub providing them with extra support and care on screen 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. Thanks to telemedicine, the residents […]

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24th April 2015 – New leader of maternity services at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 04/24/15 by AireAdmin

Mary Armitage has just taken up a post at the helm of the maternity unit at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The new head of midwifery and senior matron has held a range of positions in maternity services spanning almost three decades. Previously she was deputy head of midwifery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. The majority […]

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23rd April 2015 – New boss helps patients get round-the-clock on screen care

Posted on 04/23/15 by AireAdmin

Phil Parkinson has been appointed to a unique post at the helm of a partnership delivering telemedicine nationwide to help keep patients out of hospital. He is the new managing director for Immedicare – the successful partnership between Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and technical experts Involve – set up to provide support anc care via […]

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13th April 2015 – Stroke services to be improved

Posted on 04/13/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Health bosses across Bradford and Airedale are working together to improve care and future quality of life for stroke patients in the district. The local partnership, of hospital providers and GP commissioners, is looking into the best way to provide consistent high quality and safe stroke services for patients. This includes access to emergency care […]

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10th April 2015 – Hospital supports Safer Sleep Week

Posted on 04/10/15 by AireAdmin

Midwives at Airedale Hospital have been raising awareness of safe sleep practices with new and expectant mums to help reduce deaths amongst new babies. The maternity team supported a new initiative ‘safer sleep week’, which aims to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) by providing parents with information and advice about safer […]

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9th April 2015 – Airedale Hospital’s chief executive is judged to be amongst top NHS leaders

Posted on 04/09/15 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s chief executive has been judged to be one of the top NHS leaders in the country. Bridget Fletcher, has been named one of the top 50 NHS Chief Executives across England by a health sector news publication. She is among an elite group of NHS leaders who were judged outstanding against five criteria: […]

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8th April 2015 – Airedale Hospital is shortlisted for top patient safety award

Posted on 04/08/15 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a national award for patient safety by CHKS – an independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services. The CHKS Top Hospitals awards celebrate excellence throughout the UK and are given to acute sector organisations for their achievements in healthcare quality and improvement. The CHKS patient […]

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2nd April 2015 – Art display to brighten up hospital

Posted on 04/02/15 by AireAdmin

A group of students will be displaying their work to raise money and brighten up the outpatient’s area at Airedale Hospital. The students, all studying fine art at Craven College, will be holding a pop up exhibition in the outpatient’s area of the hospital on Wednesday 15 April between 11.00am and 2.00pm. As well as […]

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1st April 2015 – New robot joins pharmacy team at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 04/01/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

An important member has been welcomed to the pharmacy team at Airedale Hospital to help speed up their dispensing service – an automated dispensing robot. The new addition to the team allows pharmacy staff to spend more time on wards working directly with nurses and doctors, and helping patients to understand their medicines. This will […]

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