Archive: December, 2015

29th December 2015 – Local boy wins competition to create Christmas card

Posted on 12/29/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

A local boy showed off his creative talent to win a competition to design a Christmas card for Airedale Hospital. Nine-year-old Simon Hudson, from Braithwaite, was chosen as the winner of the festive contest for his Christmas pudding design by Bridget Fletcher, chief executive, Michael Luger, chairman, and Joanne Newman, matron for children’s services at […]

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24th December 2015 – Pharmacy 2U: are you waiting for a prescription to be delivered?

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Local doctors are asking patients waiting for prescriptions to be dispensed by the internet-based company, Pharmacy2U, to make alternative arrangements to collect their medicines. As a result of technical problems, the company is experiencing difficulties in dispensing medicines to some of its patients. Most patients waiting for medicines to be dispensed will have been contacted […]

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23rd December 2015 – Linda leaves Airedale Hospital after 44 years

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Senior matron Linda Beckett –  one of the longest serving nurses ever to work at Airedale Hospital – was given fond farewells by crowds of colleagues at her retirement gathering. Linda has worked for the hospital for 44 years. Rob Dearden, director of nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said: “It has been an absolutely […]

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22nd December 2015 – An Airedale anaesthetist joins global campaigners for a ‘greener’ world

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The irony of flying half way round the world to California to lobby about sustainability was not lost on anaesthetist and eco warrior Frank Swinton. He had sleepless nights over whether to take up the offer and speak about his passion at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual event in San Diego held last month […]

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22nd December 2015 – An Airedale anaesthetist joins global campaigners for a ‘greener’ world

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It was the first time I had flown for five years when I took part in the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual event in San Diego and spoke about my passion – sustainability. The irony of flying half way round the world to California to do this wasn’t lost on me and I had several […]

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22nd December 2015 -Yorkshire and Humber joins the genomic medicine revolution

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The Yorkshire and Humber region will be playing a key role in the development of personalised medicine through the establishment of a new NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (GMC). NHS England announced today that the region has been given approval to set up the centre as part of the national 100,000 Genome Project. The groundbreaking project […]

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17th December 2015 – Donations to make sure patients are asleep during operations

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Equipment worth around £25,000 has been donated to Airedale’s operating theatres by the hospital’s charity to help monitor patients who are having an anaesthetic. They have bought two Narcotrend™ depth of anaesthesia monitors for anaesthetists to use to measure how active a patient’s brain is and how asleep they are while they have any procedures […]

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15th December 2015 – Festive reminder: don’t forget to order your repeat prescriptions

Posted on 12/15/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

With less than two weeks until Christmas, people are being urged to put repeat prescriptions on their ‘to-do’ lists and be prepared. The three local NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs): Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, Bradford City and Bradford Districts are advising people, families and carers not to leave it too late to order any repeat […]

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15th December 2015 – New mums are happy with maternity services at Airedale

Posted on 12/15/15 by AireAdmin

Women who took park in the latest national survey about maternity services say they are satisfied with their care at Airedale Hospital according to results published today (Tuesday 15 December 2015). More than 20,000 women who used maternity services around the country took part in the survey organised by the Care Quality Commission involving 133 […]

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14th December 2015 – Feeling unwell? Don’t wait to get help

Posted on 12/14/15 by helenroberts No Comments
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W – I – N – T – E – R T is for Timely If you’re feeling unwell, don’t wait.  Get advice from your nearest pharmacist. Winter can make existing health problems worse.  So if you feel like you’re coming down with something, even if it’s just a cough or a cold, don’t wait […]

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