Archive: August, 2016

30th August 2016 – Plans unveiled to build new facility to improve urgent assessment of patients at Airedale Hospital

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Plans to develop a new £6m Acute Assessment Unit are underway at Airedale Hospital to help provide better short stay facilities and reduce the number of patients admitted unnecessarily. The unit will be next to the trust’s Emergency Department allowing staff to work together more efficiently across several disciplines which will help to ease workforce […]

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26th August 2016 – blog by Jonathan Lockwood, graduate trainee about working for Airedale

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As I write this I know that tomorrow (Friday the 26th of August) is my last day in the organisation and I am forced to reflect on my time here. When I first stepped through the doors of Airedale Hospital I had no idea what to expect. I was excited about the opportunities that lie […]

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26 August 2016 – Rhuematology trio in training to boost Manorlands charity

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A rheumatology trio at Airedale Hospital are taking part in the starlight hike to boost funds for Manorlands. They are Kelly Hayes-Head, rheumatology nurse, of Skipton and secretaries Becky Miller, Silsden and Estelle Dean, of Barnoldswick. It is a 10k hike around Oxenhope and Bronte county on Saturday 3rd September. They are all fitness fanatics […]

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23 August – Airedale Hospital has news for you

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Hot off the press is Airedale Hospital’s popular newspaper and three governors were eager to read it to catch up with the news. This is the fifth edition of the Annual Record 2016 /2017 – a user-friendly version of the hospital’s annual report. It is produced to let patients, their families and carers, health and […]

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27th august 2016 – Airedale Hospital hosts its first ever careers event

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A rather eerie guest turned up to Airedale Hospital’s careers day to the surprise of rehabilitation engineer Alan Stockport, pictured with clinical coding manager Linda Gibbs, who found a novel way of explaining the role of a clinical coder. The event, which was the first of its kind, took place in a marquee on the […]

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19 August 2016 – ‘Big fun’ at Airedale Hospital

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From Bhangra dancing to pedal power on smoothie maker bikes there was something for everyone at Airedale Hospital’s public open day yesterday (17 August). Hundreds of visitors of all ages turned out to the event staged in a marquee and the education centre at the hospital. There were more than 50 interactive stalls offering fun […]

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16 August 2016 – Local Men Receive Medals for Living with Diabetes

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Two Craven residents have been awarded medals in recognition for living for 50 and 60 years with Type 1 diabetes. Eric Jaquin and Stuart Thornton were presented with the Diabetes UK medals at a special ceremony at Airedale Hospital’s Diabetes Centre. Type 1 diabetes develops when the pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin. Patients with Type […]

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11 August 2016 – Donation to Hospital Breast Cancer Unit

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A former patient of Airedale Hospital’s breast cancer service has raised £600 for the unit.   Diane Sugden, from Steeton, was a patient at the hospital last year and decided to raise money for breast cancer care by running a race night.  She contacted Keighley Cougars who offered her their function room for free and […]

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Care Quality Commission Inspection Report for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Posted on 08/10/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has today received the report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its inspection of the Trust earlier this year. The inspection rated the ‘Effective’, ‘Caring’ and ‘Responsive’ domains as Good and the ‘Safe’ and ‘Well-led’ domains as Requires Improvement, leading to an overall rating of Requires Improvement. Bridget Fletcher, Chief […]

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4 August 2016 – Airedale Hospital Dementia Garden Benefits From Freemasons’ Donation

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A special dementia garden at Airedale Hospital is benefitting from a generous donation by the Freemasons. Craven Branch 810 of the Freemasons has donated £1000 to the Friends of Airedale Hospital towards the completion of the garden, which is particularly aimed at patients with dementia and their visitors. The garden, which is accessible through ward […]

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