Archive: March, 2018

Health heroes honoured at annual awards event

Posted on 03/13/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dedicated healthcare heroes have been honoured at a special awards event to celebrate the outstanding work done every day by staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The fourth annual Pride of Airedale Awards, which took place on 8 March at the Rendez-Vous Hotel in Skipton,  aim to recognise staff who do their utmost to look […]

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Hospital coffee shops join refill movement to tackle plastic pollution

Posted on 03/12/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friendly Coffee Shops at Airedale Hospital have pledged to help tackle plastic pollution by setting up water refill points, so anyone can fill their water bottles for free. The idea came from the Trust’s EcoAware group who wanted to follow the example of the national Refill campaign. Refill is a national tap water project […]

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Staff at Airedale recommend the Trust to their family and friends

Posted on 03/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The vast majority of staff at Airedale Hospital would recommend the Trust to their family and friends for treatment, according to the results of the 2017 national NHS Staff Survey.

The results of the survey, which were published on 6 March, show that staff are also positive about working at the Trust. Other highlights included an improvement in overall engagement which came out above average for trusts of a similar type; improvements in the quality of appraisals; and a significant improvement in staff feeling there is good communication between senior management and staff.

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Meet Liz, anaesthetic nurse

Posted on 03/08/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Liz and I’m a senior staff nurse specialising in anaesthetics and recovery care. How did you end up working at Airedale? I gave up nursing after my eldest son was born 14 weeks premature and I needed to dedicate my time to him. When he was four, and six weeks after […]

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I’ve worked at Airedale for 27 years as a theatre nurse and sister

Posted on 03/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Diane. I am an operating theatre sister responsible for general surgery. How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I qualified as an enrolled nurse in 1983 at the age of 21 and worked on various wards, but always knew I […]

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Patient care doesn’t stop for snow

Posted on 03/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital and in the Trust’s community teams have been pulling out all the stops to see patients in the face of the Beast from the East.

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