Archive: April, 2017

Hospital staff support organ donation at special event

Posted on 04/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured L to R: Rachel Wiseman, Specialist Nurse, Organ Donation, Peter Allen, Governor for Skipton and Dr Eleanor Checkley, Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Lead for Organ Donation  It’s a fact that over 6500 people are currently waiting for a transplant in the UK and 3 people die every day due to the shortage of people […]

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Keighley man’s donation to hospital cancer unit

Posted on 04/13/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A Keighley man has made a generous donation to the cancer unit at Airedale Hospital to express his thanks at the ‘amazing’ treatment he has received from the staff. 49 year old Stephen Wilkinson from Oakworth, who is still undergoing treatment at the Haematology and Oncology Day Unit (HODU), took part in the Keighley 10k […]

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Cardiac rehabilitation team shortlisted for national award

Posted on 04/11/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Team at Airedale Hospital have been shortlisted for a British Heart Foundation Alliance Award for ‘Integrated Care’. The team supports patients with heart conditions, and their families, in the hospital and in the community. They run an interactive  ‘healthy heart’ education programme and 3 cardiac rehabilitation exercise classes with the aim of […]

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10 April 2017 – parking charges to increase

Posted on 04/10/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Car parking charges are increasing at Airedale Hospital from Tuesday 18 April.

Parking charges have remained static following the last increase in 2007. The Trust recently carried out a benchmarking exercise with other hospitals across West Yorkshire, and is increasing its charges to bring it into line with neighbouring trusts.

A new barrier car park scheme has also recently been introduced at the Trust and will go live on Tuesday 18 April. The barrier car parks for patients are at P1 (the public car park near outpatients) and P3 (the old West car park).

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Local pharmacy opening hours Easter, May and August Bank Holidays 2017

Posted on 04/07/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Please click the link below for the opening times of pharmacies in our local area over the Easter, May and August Bank Holidays.

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Airedale Doctor scoops national award

Posted on 04/05/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A doctor from Airedale Hospital has won a national award for inventing a medical device that helps clinicians train safely in a vital procedure for critically unwell patients.   Dr Joel Copperthwaite, Clinical Fellow at Airedale Hospital, invented ‘Joel’s Bucket’ – a training device which creates a realistic artificial circulation for training clinicians to safely […]

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4 April 2017 – Castleberg Hospital

Posted on 04/04/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is withdrawing inpatient services at Castleberg, following issues with the building, pending an options appraisal.

The Trust is no longer confident that the building is safe for inpatient care, or for staff’s health and wellbeing on the ward. Ongoing issues with the power supply and heating, in particular, have led to this decision.

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New equipment donation to help less mobile patients

Posted on 04/04/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Acute Therapy Services team at Airedale Hospital has been able to buy a mobility and transportation aid called ‘The Cricket’ thanks to funding from the Friends of Airedale charity. The Cricket is a safe, quick and easy way to transfer and transport patients and promote more independent living for those with reduced mobility. It […]

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