Archive: October, 2017

Think carefully before going to A&E

Posted on 10/27/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Doctors at Airedale Hospital are asking people to use alternatives to A&E on Saturday 28 October, due to important scheduled maintenance work on the IT system. There will be a site-wide network outage on Saturday 28 October for approximately 6 hours, which will affect the connection to internal and external systems as well as internet access, […]

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Trust to set up wholly-owned subsidiary

Posted on 10/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust Board yesterday (25 October) decided to establish a separate company, wholly owned by the Trust, to run its estates, facilities and procurement services.

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Hospital to host innovative nurse recruitment event

Posted on 10/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is hosting an innovative nurse recruitment evening and is offering registered and student nurses the opportunity to walk away with an actual job offer on the night. The event is on Wednesday 8th November from 4.30pm – 8pm, in the Education Centre at Airedale Hospital and is open to all registered and student […]

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Airedale turns pink for Breast Cancer Care

Posted on 10/23/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital went pink on Friday 20 October in aid of Breast Cancer Care’s ‘Big Pink’ event and raised a total of £476 for charity. The breast care team had a stand with information on good breast health, the facts about breast cancer, and a ‘pin the badge’ game. There was also a cake sale, […]

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Hospital says thank you to Cardiac Support Group

Posted on 10/23/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital said goodbye and thank you this week to the team of volunteers on the Cardiac Support Group as the group has decided to come to an end after almost 30 years. A ceremony was held at the hospital where current and past volunteers were presented with certificates, thanking and congratulating them on all […]

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Children learn from the experts on restart a heart day

Posted on 10/18/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group of children from an Ilkley preschool had some special guests on Restart a Heart Day to teach them vital skills for dealing with an emergency. The Restart a Heart initiative aims to teach children and young people basic life support with CPR lessons around the country to get thousands of school children to […]

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Living well with dementia event

Posted on 10/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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Over 70 people attended a special event at Airedale Hospital on 12 October to hear about how to live well with dementia.  Specialist staff from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford District Care Foundation Trust hosted the first in a series of new collaborative events on health topics for trust members and the public. Dementia […]

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Hospital hosts Active-ageing event

Posted on 10/09/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special event was held at Airedale Hospital to help older people learn how to stay active and age well. The event was part of Older People’s Week which sees fun events being held across the district, celebrating the contribution older people make and offering healthy activities to take part in. A team of therapists […]

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Nightingales Day nursery gets glowing report

Posted on 10/02/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale Hospital has received a glowing OFSTED report and were rated as ‘Good’ in every area. The nursery which cares for over 80 children, was praised for its effective leadership, the quality of its teaching, the personal development, behaviour and welfare of children and for the outcomes for them when […]

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