Archive: March, 2018

Meet Heather who works as a post anaesthetic care sister

Posted on 03/26/18 by AireAdmin

Hello, my name is Heather and I am a post anaesthetic care unit sister I have worked at Airedale since qualifying as a nurse in 2005. I began my career as a surgical staff nurse on one of our very busy surgical wards. The opportunity then arose for me to follow my passion by starting […]

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Danielle is an operating department practitioner

Posted on 03/26/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Danielle and I am an operating department practitioner in theatre. My vocation in theatre started almost 17 years ago when I had a complete career change in my early twenties. After leaving the legal sector and completing a college course in health sciences, I found myself applying for a band 2 […]

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New nursery building opens its doors

Posted on 03/22/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Parents of children from Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale Hospital were given the opportunity to take a special tour of the new building this week, as the new extension was unveiled. The new annex, provided by modular experts Portakabin, means the nursery now has an entire extra building for the pre-school age children and creates […]

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This is Daphne, our theatres housekeeper

Posted on 03/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Daphne and I work as a housekeeper for theatres. What do you do as part of your role? As a housekeeper I am responsible for looking after both theatre staff and patients. My role is busy and varied and it involves ensuring that theatre staff have the correct uniforms to wear […]

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Governor Elections April 2018

Posted on 03/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is calling for anyone interested in becoming a governor to consider standing for election when nominations open on 3rd April.  The trust has a number of Public Governor seats available across Keighley, Bradford, Craven and Pendle: Central and East Keighley Keighley West Pendle East and Colne Rest of England West Craven   Airedale […]

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Airedale consultant scoops Primrose Award

Posted on 03/20/18 by AireAdmin

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a Primrose Award for his ‘amazing contribution’ to caring for patients with endometriosis. Mr Stephen Porter was nominated by a number of his patients for the award which was announced at the Primrose Ball in Silsden. The award is given to a health […]

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Settle Health Centre

Posted on 03/17/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

We are aware that a company calling themselves Settle Health is advertising medication via Facebook.

This is nothing to do with Settle Health Centre or with Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

If you are concerned about the way this company is operating, please contact your bank or

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Hospital offering jobs to therapists

Posted on 03/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is hosting an innovative allied health professional (AHP) recruitment evening and is offering AHPs the opportunity to walk away with a conditional job offer on the night. Allied health professionals provide treatment and help rehabilitate adults and children who are ill, have disabilities or special needs to live life as fully as possible. They work alongside […]

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Lisa is an anaesthetic and recovery senior staff nurse

Posted on 03/15/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Lisa and I’m an anaesthetic and recovery senior staff nurse. How did you end up working in theatres? Having completed my nurse training many years ago I have been lucky to have practiced nursing in a variety of different settings from surgical wards to ICU. My post in ICU was only […]

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Frank and his Swedish adventure part three: winter, thesis topics and thinking about coming home

Posted on 03/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Consultant anaesthetist and sustainability champion Frank Swinton is taking a sabbatical from Airedale to study for a Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, in Sweden.  Frank will share his experiences via this blog over the coming months…enjoy! Time is really starting to fly. It seems like only a couple of weeks ago that I last […]

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