A District Nurse Specialist Practitioner from Airedale Hospital has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ in recognition of her high standards of practice and patient care. Trudy Balderson from Cracoe near Skipton who is Head of Community Services at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and based at Skipton Hospital, is to receive her accolade in […]Read more
Archive: August, 2017
Name: Tracey Ross Age: 54 years old From: Newcastle upon Tyne Role: health care apprentice Hobbies: walking, hiking, travelling, outdoors and cooking. Aspirations: To gain further qualifications and increase my skill set, as well as become a reliable and competent team member on my ward. I went to the United States in 1987 to visit […]Read more
Patients are overwhelmingly recommending Airedale Hospital as a place for their family and friends to get treatment.
The Friends and Family Test, which was introduced nationally in 2013, asks patients to consider their experience of the hospital service that they’ve been using and state whether they would recommend the service to their friends or family. An incredible 97% of the 24,962 patients surveyed over the last year said that they were likely or extremely likely to recommend Airedale’s services, which include outpatient clinics, inpatient services, maternity and community services.Read more
Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS National Medical Director, has paid a virtual visit to Airedale Hospital as part of an initiative that has seen the growing use of telemedicine in care homes around the country.
Airedale’s leading telemedicine service supports staff in more than 530 care homes around the country, including as far afield as the Isle of Man. The round-the-clock service is designed to improve the quality of life and end of life experience of thousands of nursing and care home residents by using technology in an innovative way to help vulnerable, frail, elderly people, many with multiple long term conditions including dementia.Read more
The Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Complex Care team has been shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times award, in the ‘HRH The Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approaches to Care’ category. The team was commissioned as a one year project from April 2016, and was subsequently re-commissioned for an additional two years. It is a […]Read more
Airedale Hospital’s Council of Governors has reappointed two Board members for a further three years. The Council of Governors acts as a link between Foundation Trust members, the public and the Board of Directors. The Governors’ role is to represent the views of members and the public and by hold the Non-Executive Directors to account […]Read more
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s clinical research and development team have seen a record increase in the number of patients taking part in clinical research over the last year. The Trust took part in 41 studies in 2016/17 with 830 patients taking part, an increase of 64% from the previous year. The 2016/17 league table, published […]Read more