Archive: June, 2018

Hospital supports Treat me well campaign

Posted on 06/26/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff from Airedale Hospital and Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust have hosted an event during Learning Disability Week to showcase the support given at the hospital and in the community for patients with learning disabilities. The focus of this year’s awareness week is on health and the recently launched Mencap campaign: Treat me well […]

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Butterfly Tearooms open for patients with dementia

Posted on 06/20/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Patients at Airedale Hospital can step back in time as a new Butterfly tea room opened this week on ward 6, to help patients with dementia. The tea room creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere on the ward and can evoke happy memories of family outings. The tea room features a specially commissioned wall art […]

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Hospital hosts Eid celebration

Posted on 06/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff and patients came together today to celebrate Eid and taste some dates, samosas and a mountain of delicious sweets donated by local restaurant, the Aagrah. The event was organised by the chaplaincy and HR team as part of a calendar of celebrations which includes Christmas, Easter, Diwali, Passover, the Festival of Lights and events […]

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Neonatal dads celebrate Father’s day

Posted on 06/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured: first time dad Lee Holmes holding his 6 week old twin girls – for the first time both together – on Father’s Day Airedale hospital’s neonatal unit celebrated Father’s day by giving cards and chocolates to new dads. The neonatal unit looks after babies who are born premature or sick, and babies sometimes stay […]

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Airedale’s life after stroke support group

Posted on 06/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured: Airedale staff Pam Beaumont and Liz Dawson with members of the life after stroke support group. Includes speakers Grace Summersgill who runs a stroke support group in Silsden, representatives from Carers’ Resource, Cerin Rees who leads a stroke rehab class and Jean Roberts from the Goldies UK charity. Stroke care staff at Airedale hospital […]

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Frank and his Swedish adventure part four: nearly home time

Posted on 06/13/18 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 has been sharing his experiences via this blog over the past year…enjoy! So now it’s pretty much all over bar the shouting. You might remember from my last instalment […]

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Dietitians do prevention

Posted on 06/07/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dietitians at Airedale Hospital donned their fruit masks to celebrate National Dietitians Week and to show that by eating well we can prevent illness and can all improve our health. This year’s theme is ‘Dietitians Do Prevention’, highlighting the fantastic work that all dietitians do to prevent illness and optimise health and not just to help […]

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Volunteers celebrated during National Volunteers week

Posted on 06/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is using national volunteers week as an opportunity to say thank you to their 100’s-strong body of volunteers and to let people know how they can join the dedicated team. There are over 350 registered hospital volunteers working in over 30 different areas and roles across the hospital site. The Friends of Airedale […]

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Keighley Lord Mayor makes his first visit to Airedale

Posted on 06/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

  The newly elected Lord Mayor of Keighley made his first official visit to Airedale Hospital on Monday (4 June) to mark his first day in his new role – and was met by Chief Executive Brendan Brown who was also in the first day of his new job. Fulzar Ahmed, who has also named […]

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