Archive: June, 2016

30th June 2016 – Midwives invite parents and parents-to-be to share experiences

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Midwives from Airedale Hospital are inviting people to join them for a special event to help redesign the midwifery service at the hospital. The Community Midwifery team is asking parents-to-be or anyone who has used midwifery services either at the hospital or out in the community to come along to a special event in Keighley […]

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30 June 2016 – New non executive returns to her roots at Airedale Hospital

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Former local doctor Maggie Helliwell has come back to her training ground to join the board of Airedale Hospital as a new non executive.   In 1974 she was a junior doctor at the trust before taking a career break to travel the world for 18 months. On her return she became a GP at […]

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30 June 2016 – New non executive with financial expertise joins Airedale Hospital’s board

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Qualified accountant Andrew Gold has been appointed as non executive and joined the board of Airedale Hospital.   He was the director (risk, audit and compliance) for a locally based financial services group until earlier this year.  Andrew is also a non executive director of the mutual Ecology Building Society, based in Silsden since 2014. […]

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30 June 2016 – Midwives Invites Parents And Parents-to-Be To Share Experiences

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Midwives from Airedale Hospital are inviting people to join them for a special event to help redesign the midwifery service at the hospital. The Community Midwifery team is asking parents-to-be or anyone who has used midwifery services either at the hospital or out in the community to come along to a special event in Keighley […]

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17 June 2016 – Baby-friendly Is Best For Airedale Maternity Unit

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Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a Certificate of Commitment in its first step towards gaining international recognition from the Unicef UK (United Nation’s Children’s Fund) Baby Friendly Initiative. The Certificate has been presented to staff June to coincide with National Breastfeeding Celebration Week 18th- 27th June. “We decided to join forces with the […]

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13th June 2016 – Airedale Hospital Health event comes to Pendle

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Board members, Governors and staff from Airedale Hospital are bringing a special health event to Pendle later this month. The Health Event, which is coming to the Civic Hall, Barnoldswick, on Wednesday 29 June will give Pendle residents the opportunity to hear about what Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is doing in the area, and the […]

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9th June 2016 – Ilkley NHS governor re-elected for another term

Posted on 06/12/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Bryan Thompson has been elected to represent Ilkley on Airedale Hospital’s council of governors for a second term. He was first elected in 2013 and is delighted to have been voted in again for another three years. Until recently, Bryan was a major shareholder and chairman of a private ambulance company operating a fleet of […]

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9th June 2016 – New governors elected to represent Craven in time for national volunteers week

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Margaret Berry and Martin Carr have been elected to represent South Craven and Craven respectively on Airedale Hospital’s council of governors. Margaret, who’s been elected to represent South Craven, has had a varied career, starting on the family farm and moving through nursing, caring, owning a DIY shop and helping her husband with his bus […]

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7th June 2016 – Dietitians spread the word about the importance of a healthy workplace

Posted on 06/07/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

How to have a healthy workplace is the focus of a campaign by dietitians and employee health and wellbeing teams at Airedale Hospital. They are supporting the third national Dietitians week (6th-10th June) run by the British Dietetics Association (BDA) by spreading the word about how staff and members of the local community can look […]

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3 June 2016 End of an era – charity volunteers’ fond farewell after 65 years

Posted on 06/03/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Long serving volunteers, who have raised more than a £1million to enhance the experiences of patients, have stepped down from their charitable work for Skipton Hospital after 65 years. Emotions were high last Wednesday as the remaining volunteers and committee members of the Friends of Skipton Hospital were thanked for their outstanding fundraising and volunteering […]

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