Archive: June, 2015

26th June 2015 – Tennis tournament tribute and family fun day

Posted on 06/29/15 by AireAdmin

Tennis fans and their families are invited to attend the annual charity tennis tournament at Victoria Mills next week (4 July). David McDermott has organised the VMbledon event to raise money for the critical care, maternity and neo natal units at Airedale Hospital, following the tragic death of his daughter, Haylet McDermott aged just 27. […]

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26th June 2015 – Streamlining pathology with a major refurbishment

Posted on 06/29/15 by AireAdmin

A £400,000 refurbishment of Airedale Hospital’s pathology department has been completed to provide extra space so the team can cope with an increase in business and work more efficiently. It features a bright new reception with a seating area to provide a warmer welcome for visitors. The work to separate the labs from administrative areas, […]

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29th June 2015 – Do you look after someone with cancer?

Posted on 06/29/15 by helenroberts No Comments
Bradford Cancer Support

Cancer Support Skipton is holding a free, informal event for carers on Wednesday 1 July, from 2pm to 4pm, in partnership with Carers’ Resource, Just Ask and CareFree. If you are looking after someone with cancer, why not come along and meet other carers like you?  You can find out about the support available in your local […]

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Airedale is a Vanguard

Posted on 06/16/15 by AireAdmin

I am delighted by the news that Airedale NHSFT have been selected as one of twenty nine organisations to be awarded ‘Vanguard Status’ by NHS England for The New Care Models Programme to support delivery of Simon Stevens’ five year forward view.  A massive achievement when you consider this was from 260 organisations which had […]

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11th June 2015 – Critical hours stroke services to be improved

Posted on 06/11/15 by AireAdmin

Local doctors are planning to improve the first ‘critical hours’ of care for patients from Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven who have suffered a stroke by providing a single site emergency stroke service for the district. The service, based at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI), will provide round the clock care, seven days a week, giving patients […]

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10th June 2015 – Help and support for carers

Posted on 06/10/15 by helenroberts No Comments

Do you look after someone?  A carer is someone who looks after or helps a relative or friend who couldn’t otherwise manage.  This might be because of illness, disability, frailty, mental health, drug or alcohol issues. This week is Carers’ Week.  Take the chance to find out more about the information, advice and support available […]

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2nd June 2015 – More patients can now access cardiac rehabilitation service

Posted on 06/02/15 by AireAdmin

A rehabilitation service, which supports patients with heart problems in the community, has been extended to help people in the Craven area, thanks to extra funding. The service, which is run by staff from the cardiac rehabilitation specialist nursing team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, supports patients and their families following a heart attack, cardiac […]

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Vanguard vision

Posted on 06/01/15 by AireAdmin

Our Vanguard vison for ‘New models of care for enhanced health in care homes’ is taking shape. Our aim is to improve the quality of life and end of life experience of thousands of nursing and care home residents living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven and East Lancashire – and ultimately for our model to […]

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