Archive: September, 2018

West Yorkshire and Harrogate vision for carers event

Posted on 09/25/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

West Yorkshire and Harrogate, Health and Care Partnership(WY&H HCP) shared their vision and aspirations for unpaid carers, including young carers, living across the area at a special event in Leeds today (25 September).

Over 60 health and care professionals working in primary care including GP practices, social care and the community sector attended the event to find out how they can contribute to the WY&H HCP vision for unpaid carers.

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Nursery staff celebrate double degree success

Posted on 09/25/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

                    It was a double cause for celebration this week as two nursery practitioners from Airedale Hospital passed their degrees from Craven College with flying colours. Elsa Priestley and Vicky Yates, who both work at Nightingales Day Nursery, have both studied on the same degree course […]

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New Macmillan role to support patients every step of the way

Posted on 09/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

                Sometimes patients with cancer just need a helping hand to guide them through their treatment and that is exactly what the new role of Macmillan Urology Care Co-ordinator is doing for patients with urological cancers at Airedale Hospital. Sue Rourke took up the new role in May […]

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Heart Age test launched for September Healthy Heart campaign

Posted on 09/11/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

          Heart disease (including heart attack and stroke) is still the leading cause of death amongst men. Lifestyle factors, like smoking or not getting enough exercise, mean many people have unhealthy hearts, which means their ‘heart age’ is older than their physical age. Around 12,700 people will die from a heart […]

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Craven college students help support organ donation week

Posted on 09/05/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Students at Craven College have joined forces with staff at Airedale Hospital to encourage people to join the organ donation register. The 2nd year media students produced the film to help save lives by supporting Organ Donation Week, September 3 to 9. The short Film shows students talking about the importance of organ donation and […]

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Nurses encourage people to check their pee

Posted on 09/05/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

                It’s Urology Awareness month and specialist nurses at Airedale Hospital are supporting this and the national Be Clear on Cancer ‘Blood in Pee’ campaign by encouraging everyone to ‘look before they flush’ and visit their GP without delay if they notice blood in their pee, even if it’s just […]

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Stammering team shortlisted for HSJ award

Posted on 09/03/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

          The stammering therapy team at Airedale Hospital have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for their innovative service offered UK-wide for patients who stammer. The project, which has already won a Guardian Public Service Award, offers a specialist speech therapy service to adults across the UK via videolink to […]

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