Archive: May, 2016

25th May 2016 – Airedale’s speech and language therapist uses video technology to help prisoner to conquer stammer

Posted on 05/25/16 by AireAdmin

A prisoner whose life has been transformed after receiving speech and language therapy via a secure video link shared his experience with members of Airedale Hospital’s board today (25 may). Mark, aged 45, who had a stammer for as long as he can remember told his story in public on screen about how seeking help […]

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I will go to the ball says patient – and we all rallied round to make it happen

Posted on 05/20/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

For the past five years, the AIRE Unit at Airedale Hospital have put on a social evening for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their relatives which has grown in popularity and is now a sell- out. Over 100 people take part in the event held at the Holly Garth Social Club, in Ilkley, with a […]

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18th May 2016 – Local company raises money to help poorly babies

Posted on 05/18/16 by AireAdmin

A local mortgage company have been busy raising money to help babies in the neonatal unit at Airedale Hospital. The HR team at HML in Skipton held a month of fundraising, with the aim of raising £3000. Samantha Allen, recruitment specialist at HML, said: “We decided the HR team would lead on the fundraising but […]

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9 May 2016 – Clinicians host a fun day out for children with diabetes

Posted on 05/15/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

A fun day is being planned by a team from Airedale Hospital to give young people with diabetes and their parents the chance to get extra support through networking with other families. The team of paediatric consultants, specialist paediatric diabetes nurses and a specialist diabetes paediatric dietitian have planned an outing to the outdoor centre […]

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12th May 2016 – Airedale Hospital named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2016

Posted on 05/15/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been judged as one of the 40 top performing hospitals in the country. It was named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2016 by the independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement at a ceremony this week (10 May).  This is the fifth time that Airedale has been […]

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11 May 2016 – Pam raises funds for stroke monitors

Posted on 05/11/16 by AireAdmin

Pam Beaumont, stroke specialist nurse at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, has been training hard for the Leeds Half Marathon 2016 to raise funds to buy monitors for patients who have had a stroke. The specialist monitoring equipment will allow staff on the stroke ward at Airedale Hospital to monitor patients over seven days to look […]

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9 May 2016th May 2016 – Airedale appoints new role to strengthen partnership working

Posted on 05/10/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a new director of strategy and partnerships to play a key role in developing new health and care partnerships for the Trust.   Helen Bourner, who took up the role on 1 May, had held the post of Programme Director of the Airedale and Partners Enhanced Health in Care […]

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9th May 2016 – Clinicians host a fun day out for children with diabetes

Posted on 05/10/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Clinicians host a fun day out for children with diabetes A fun day is being planned by a team from Airedale Hospital to give young people with diabetes and their parents the chance to get extra support through networking with other families. The team of paediatric consultants, specialist paediatric diabetes nurses and a specialist diabetes […]

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5th may – Medication bags made for a good cause

Posted on 05/07/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Medication bags made for a good cause Palliative care nurses at Airedale Hospital are giving out handy bags as part of a charity venture to make life easier for patients who need to carry their medication around. These syringe driver bags have been made and donated by IGD Interior Goods Direct Ltd, a company based […]

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6th May 2016 – Airedale joins dementia awareness campaign

Posted on 05/07/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital are joining a national campaign to raise awareness of dementia amongst patients, carers and members of the public. They will be having an information stand on site during the week from Monday 16 May, on the balcony above the trust headquarters entrance and talking to colleagues and carers about ‘Johns Campaign’ […]

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