Archive: July, 2017

Local woman receives medal for living with diabetes

Posted on 07/31/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

An 82 year old Foulridge resident has been awarded a medal in recognition of living for 50 years with Type 1 diabetes. Mrs Ellis was presented with a Diabetes UK medal at a special ceremony at Airedale Hospital’s Diabetes Centre. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease which develops when the pancreas doesn’t produce any […]

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Airedale play team provide distraction during hospital visits

Posted on 07/31/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The play team at Airedale Hospital are transforming the experiences of children coming to hospital by providing play and distraction to help them through their treatment. Play Specialist Katrina Embleton and Play Leader Karen Reece are now offering a 7 day service whereby staff can call on them to support and distract a child who […]

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Mike says his goodbyes after 15 years and £1.5m donated

Posted on 07/27/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Photo: (L-R) Gurmit Jauhal, voluntary services manager, Eileen Proud, president of Friends of Airedale, Mike Yates, retiring chairman of Friends of Airedale It was goodbyes all round today as devoted volunteer and charity stalwart Mike Yates, Chairman of the Friends of Airedale charity at Airedale Hospital, retired from his role after 15 years at the […]

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New Director of Nursing joins the Board

Posted on 07/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital has announced the appointment of Jill Asbury as Director of Nursing. Jill, who lives in Shipley, has been promoted from her role as Deputy Director of Nursing, a post she held since early last year. Jill grew up in Wiltshire and completed her general and children’s nurse training in Leeds. Her career spans […]

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Airedale Domestic staff lead the way in national training programme

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The domestic staff at Airedale Hospital have been sharing their expertise across the country, by advising on a new national training programme for cleaning professionals across the NHS. The team have been a pilot site for the launch of the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP ) Competency & Knowledge Workbook – completion of which […]

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Up, Up and Away on Graduation Day

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Aran Beggan, Alex Ranton and Martha Cheung were amongst the 30 children graduating from Nightingales Day Nursery today, the on-site nursery at Airedale Hospital. All the children and their parents took part in the special celebration to mark the important milestone of moving on to primary school. To honour the occasion staff organised a red […]

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Children get to give a garden makeover to construction site

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children from Nightingales day nursery at Airedale Hospital donned their hi-vis jackets this week and joined the construction team on the site of the new Acute Assessment Unit to create a garden and mini wildlife haven. The constructors of the new build, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, along with Integrated Health Projects who are managing the […]

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Airedale’s new health care apprentices

Posted on 07/18/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new set of health care support worker apprentices started at Airedale hospital last week. They are the third set of clinical apprentices to join the trust this year. The apprentices will be working on a variety of wards across the trust, from the emergency department to the stroke ward, learning on the job to […]

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Local charity donates bedside TVs to children’s ward

Posted on 07/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured (L-R): Katrina Embleton, play specialist, Amir Khan, SKT Welfare, Karen Reece, play leader, Amjid Ahmed, SKT Welfare (and recently started as Keighley Town Council deputy town mayor) SKT Welfare, a charitable organisation who aim to make a difference to the needy, have donated four small televisions to the children’s ward at Airedale hospital. In […]

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Hospital staff celebrate Eid

Posted on 07/05/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

An Eid celebration was held at Airedale Hospital to give staff the opportunity to join together with colleagues, eat some delicious food and to wish one another ‘Eid Mubarak’. It was organised by Hospital Chaplain Ron Mulligan and was held after the start of the Eid celebrations, to include those staff who had taken leave […]

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