Archive: April, 2018

International Day of the Midwife at Airedale hospital

Posted on 04/27/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital’s midwives are inviting parents to give their feedback at a special coffee and cake event to celebrate the International Day of the Midwife. The event will take place on Saturday 5 May in the hospital’s education centre lounge and is open to all parents who have had babies at Airedale. Parents can come […]

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Rachel wins prestigious trauma audit award

Posted on 04/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A member of staff from the Emergency Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious award for her outstanding work with trauma data. Rachel Barratt, from Oakworth, was announced as the winner of The Woodford Award for TARN Audit Coordinator of the Year at an event held last week.  Now in their third […]

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Airedale nurses to be on hand to offer asthma advice

Posted on 04/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

To celebrate World Asthma Day the respiratory nurses from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will be at Tesco supermarket in Skipton on Tuesday 1 May from 1pm – 6.30pm to offer advice and check asthma control and inhaler technique for asthmatic patients. Asthma is a long-term condition of the airways which affects approximately 5.4 million people […]

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Nurses ask people to get in touch during MS Awareness Week

Posted on 04/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Specialist MS nurses at Airedale Hospital are using MS Awareness week (23-29 April) to call for any patients in the community who have a diagnosis of MS but may have not been seen by their service to get in touch – so they can get the benefits of service they can offer.   The service uses […]

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New Chief Executive announced

Posted on 04/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has today announced the appointment of Brendan Brown as chief executive. He is currently the chief nurse and deputy chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. The appointment was made by the Trust Board of Directors and ratified by the Foundation Trust Council of Governors. Andrew Gold, chair of […]

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This is Dean – an ODP in theatres who has worked here for over 27 years

Posted on 04/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Dean and I am an operating department practitioner (ODP). I have worked at Airedale for over 27 years. How did you get to where you are today? What made you decide to do what you do? I started at Airedale in 1990 when I left school at 17 and enrolled onto the […]

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Hospital looking for vital volunteers

Posted on 04/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is offering an exciting opportunity for volunteers to take part in assessments of the care environment – starting in a few weeks’ time in May. The Patient Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) take place every year and look at the hospital environment to see how well it is meeting the needs […]

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Friends bring new life to chapel windows

Posted on 04/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The stained glass windows in the Chapel at Airedale Hospital have been protected for the future, thanks to funding from the Friends of Airedale Charity. The 50 year old windows were installed when the chapel was first dedicated in 1969, at the same time the hospital was opened to the public for the first time. […]

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Airedale consultant sets his sights on London marathon

Posted on 04/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A consultant from Airedale Hospital will soon be joining 1000’s of others as he gears up to run the legendary London Marathon. Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr Chris Healey, who lives in Steeton, is running the Marathon for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice on 22 April. This year the official starter for the marathon will be Her Majesty […]

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Two new Deputy Medical Directors Appointed

Posted on 04/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dr Alan Hart-Thomas and Mr David Crampsey started in their new roles on 1 February and they will provide strategic leadership across surgery and integrated care, as well as having a corporate portfolio supporting the medical director. David, who is deputy medical director for surgery, is an ear, nose and throat consultant who has moved […]

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