Staff at Airedale Hospital are encouraging people to ‘go behind the smile’ to raise awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an invisible illness that affects 690,000 people in the UK. If someone breaks their arm we can see their injury and understand their limitations. But for the millions of people who are living with an invisible […]Read more
Archive: June, 2017
A hospital team which supports families who have lost babies through stillbirth, miscarriage or neonatal death has been nominated for a national award. The maternity bereavement service based at Airedale Hospital has been nominated for a national Butterfly Award, in the Best Hospital Bereavement Service category. The awards recognise the work of organisations and individuals […]Read more
Staff and patients from the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Pulmonary Rehabilitation service are celebrating National Pulmonary Rehabilitation week (19 to 24 June). This invaluable service is aimed at patients with chronic lung disease who are limited by breathlessness, coughing and tiredness. As part of the service, exercise classes are offered where patients exercise at a […]Read more
Staff at Airedale Hospital held a special event on Friday 16 June to pay tribute to Jo Cox MP, who was killed in Birstall last year.
The Great Get Together is a national movement to bring communities together, as Jo strove to do, and to focus on what we all have in common. Staff and volunteers at the hospital were invited to take a break and come together in one of the hospital’s courtyard gardens to share lunch and conversation.Read more
Board members, Governors and staff from Airedale Hospital are bringing a special health event to Ilkley later this month.
The Health Event, which is coming to the Clarke Foley Centre, Ilkley, on Wednesday 28 June will give Wharfedale residents the opportunity to hear about what Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is doing in the area, and the latest developments at Airedale Hospital. Members of the public will be able to attend a Board meeting from 10:30am to 12:30pm where they will see how decisions are made by the Board.Read more
As part of the fourth annual Dietitians Week to be held next week (12 -16 June), the BDA and dietitians at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are encouraging the public to get their advice on diet from the properly qualified experts and follow evidence and not fads. 40% of people surveyed by the British Dietetic Association […]Read more
Staff at Airedale Hospital came to work wearing their pyjamas today (Monday 5th June) as part of a special month of activities aimed at preventing deconditioning of patients, encouraging them to get up get dressed and keep moving whilst in hospital. The campaign, organised by the intermediate care team, is following a national ‘End PJ […]Read more