Archive: December, 2016

30th December 2016 – Airedale’s palliative care consultant named in the New Year Honours List

Posted on 12/31/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Specialist palliative care consultant Dr Helen Livingstone is ‘humbled’ to receive an MBE in this year’s New Years Honours for her services to end of life healthcare. Dr Livingstone, who is currently working at Sue Ryder Manorlands, accepted the award on behalf of her palliative care team including consultants Drs Michael Hughes  and Linda Wilson […]

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30th December 2016 – A bright new future for Airedale Hospital’s apprentices 

Posted on 12/30/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

It’s a bright New Year for a dozen apprentice health care support workers who couldn’t wait to start work on the wards and in other clinical areas at Airedale Hospital. Following an intensive induction, the new recruits will be working alongside and under the supervision of experienced clinical staff as part of a 12 month […]

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28 December 2016 – Maternity advice in collaboration with new Bounty app

Posted on 12/28/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Thanks to a partnership with Bounty, the company that provides pregnancy and birth information, mums-to-be and new mums at Airedale Hospital will now be able to instantly find out more information about the hospital’s services, and get health advice direct from the hospital by way of a new, free mobile app.

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Christmas card design winner scoops prize

Posted on 12/20/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

                A winner has been chosen from a competition held at Airedale Hospital encouraging children to come up with a design for a Trust Christmas card. Some beautiful entries flooded in, but the winning design, chosen by a panel of judges, was by Gracey Throup, aged 5, with […]

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20 December 2016 – Patients urged to avoid the bank holiday rush to A&E

Posted on 12/20/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

With Christmas and New Year holidays fast approaching, and significant pressures already being felt by local hospitals and GP surgeries, doctors are reminding people to choose wisely if they become unwell over the bank holiday. The advice – from the clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust […]

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20th December 2016 – Hospital team gains award for helping children struggling to communicate.

Posted on 12/20/16 by AireAdmin No Comments
Staff from the child development centre doing makaton

Airedale Hospital’s Child Development Centre is officially ‘Makaton friendly’ – the team who run it have just gained recognition from the charity promoting the languageprogramme A team of 25 staff across the trust including paediatricians, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and therapy support staff use Makaton to communicate with children and young people […]

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Biggest ever Christmas donation for children’s ward

Posted on 12/19/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital’s children’s ward has received an early Christmas present in the shape of an incredibly generous donation for older children who have to stay on the ward. Nottingham-based ALB Investments Limited are currently refurbishing the Delph and Leyland tower blocks in Keighley, and wanted to make a Christmas donation to the children’s ward.  Staff […]

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Local Pharmacy Opening Times Christmas 2016

Posted on 12/16/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Please click the link below for details of local pharmacy opening times over the Christmas period.

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16 December 2016 Festive reminder: don’t forget to order your repeat prescriptions

Posted on 12/16/16 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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14th December 2016 – NHS campaign to help people stay well this winter

Posted on 12/16/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

People across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are being urged to stay well this winter by getting the right treatment and making the best use of the healthcare services available to them. By choosing the right service, patients will get the best treatment in the shortest possible time, while keeping emergency health services available for […]

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