Archive: May, 2018

Second Airedale nurse receives Queen’s Nurse title

Posted on 05/31/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A second community nurse from Airedale Hospital has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ in recognition of her high standards of practice and patient care. Liz Thwaite from Airton near Malham is Clinical Lead for Community Nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and based at Skipton Hospital, and will receive her accolade at a […]

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Alistair Brownlee sprints in to do the honours at Unit opening

Posted on 05/25/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

British triathlete and double Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee MBE was the guest of honour at Airedale Hospital on 23 May to formally open the new Acute Assessment Unit. His brother Jonny opened the newly extended Emergency Department (ED) in 2015, so in true Brownlee style, Alistair jumped at the chance to open this unit, […]

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Nursery children get ‘Fisical’ with a special fitness class

Posted on 05/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children at Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust had a fun time getting ‘Fisical’ this week as fitness coach Tom took them through their paces. Tom Greaves from Fisical Sports come to the nursery every week and provides two, one hour sessions for the 2 & 3 year olds and the 3 & […]

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Airedale Anaesthetist adds Dales walk to long list of charity endeavours

Posted on 05/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

An anaesthetist from Airedale Hospital will soon be heading to the hills in the latest of his many selfless fundraising efforts. Dr Ramana, who lives in Sutton in Craven, is walking 10 miles from Grassington to Bolton Abbey on 3 June to raise money for a charity which he set up with friends, Medical and […]

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Celebrating midwives and new survey launch

Posted on 05/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Midwives at Airedale hospital welcomed in families to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on 5 May 2018 – the internationally recognised day for highlighting the work of midwives. The event asked for families who had previously used Airedale’s maternity services to come and give their feedback about their experience, whilst enjoying enjoy coffee and […]

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Trust unveils Pledge tree for Dying Matters week

Posted on 05/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

If you knew this was your last day of life what would you do?  How would you like to be remembered? Do you know what your loved ones would want at their funeral?  These were some of the questions staff at Airedale Hospital encouraged people to think about at a Death Café, organised to celebrate […]

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Airedale in top 5 Trusts for a national CHKS patient safety award

Posted on 05/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has been named as one of the top 5 trusts for the CHKS Top Hospitals programme national patient safety award 2018 – the only trust in the North of England. The CHKS Top Hospitals awards celebrate excellence throughout the UK and are given to acute sector organisations for their achievements in healthcare quality […]

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Diabetes education in the community

Posted on 05/15/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Diabetes staff from Airedale hospital are piloting a new scheme to provide short educational sessions in the community for patients with type 2 diabetes. Attendees will get a better understanding of their diabetes, and will learn about how controlling diet can help to manage the condition. The sessions are taking place at two locations. The […]

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Staff come out from behind the theatre doors to promote their role

Posted on 05/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Theatre staff at Airedale Hospital were today marking National Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) Day – by coming out come out from behind closed theatre doors and showing colleagues and the public more about their profession and how important ODPs are to excellent patient care. Operating department practitioners work with patients of all ages and are […]

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Hospital team plan community roadshow to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day

Posted on 05/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

In celebration of International Clinical Trials Day, staff from Airedale Hospital are giving people the opportunity to find out more about research and take part in a Yorkshire’s largest health study – at a number of events in the community starting on 22 May. International Clinical Trials Day is held on 20 May each year […]

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