Archive: November, 2015

24th November 2015 – Keep warm this winter

Posted on 11/24/15 by helenroberts No Comments
Stay well this winter logo

W – I – N – T – E – R: W is for Keep Warm As the weather turns colder, one of the best ways to keep well during winter is to stay warm.  Find out more on the NHS Choices website. If you are less mobile, are 65 or over, or have a […]

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17th November 2015 – Stop the pressure

Posted on 11/17/15 by AireAdmin

What is a pressure ulcer, who can get them and how can you prevent them? Will be the questions answered by clinical leaders across Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, next week. As part of the world-wide Stop Pressure Ulcer Day on Thursday 19 November, NHS staff will be out in the community raising awareness of pressure […]

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17th November 2015 – Celebrities pledge support to encourage the nation to Stay Well This Winter

Posted on 11/17/15 by AireAdmin

With the winter season upon us and the launch of Self Care Week today (Monday 16th November), a number of the country’s famous faces are supporting a major drive to help the nation keep well over the winter months. The celebrities backing ‘The Stay Well This Winter’ campaign, a joint initiative from NHS England and […]

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16th November 2015 – Hospital launched Children’s and Young Person’s creative storytelling competition

Posted on 11/16/15 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is asking children and young people to get creative and tell their story as a patient to help improve services for other families. Children and young people can tell their experience about being in hospital by either painting or drawing, or writing a short story or poem and winners from each age category […]

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12th November 2015 – Telemedicine helps GPs save time and helps patients in care homes

Posted on 11/12/15 by AireAdmin

A telemedicine service which saves time for GPs in East Lancashire and provides the most appropriate care for residents in care homes is being piloted by Airedale Hospital. Nurses based in the hospital’s Telemedicine Hub take calls from staff in care homes which would normally go straight to GPs and assess the residents on screen […]

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9th November 2015 – Bradford’s Local Offer

Posted on 11/09/15 by helenroberts No Comments
Patient Leaflets

The Local Offer is a new way of giving children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, and their parents or carers, information about the activities and support available in their local area.  There is a video to view here. From birth to 25 years, the Local Offer covers: early years; education; health; […]

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5th November 2015 – Help for patients worldwide with lung problems

Posted on 11/05/15 by AireAdmin

Two new specialist nurses at Airedale Hospital are supporting a world-wide campaign to help millions of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Colette Scully and Sophie Carrow have set up a new respiratory service due to more people having the disease in Bradford and Airedale area, compared to the national average. In 2013, there […]

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4th November – Invite to special screening of ground-breaking films in Keighley about the Power of People to improve the NHS

Posted on 11/04/15 by AireAdmin

If you are interested in attending the below event please confirm your attendance by emailing Lyndsay.Mackenzie@anhst.nhs.uk before Friday 19 November. Power of People, an inspirational series of mini documentaries which bring health care improvement to life and show the personal stories behind change, are being shown at a special screening at Keighley Picture House, 132 North […]

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