Archive: November, 2018

Blood buddies group offers support

Posted on 11/26/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A support group for people living with blood cancers has been set up in Skipton and is opening its doors to anyone who needs support or just a friendly face and a chat. The group meets at the Cancer Support Yorkshire Centre on Otley Street on the second Tuesday of every month from 1.30 – […]

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World leading hearing aids available at Airedale

Posted on 11/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Audiologists at Airedale hospital are now offering private hearing aids alongside their free NHS range. Two of Airedale’s audiologists, Andy Smethurst and Katie Davenport, are registered hearing aid dispensers with the HCPC (health and care professions council), and are able to offer a range of competitively priced hearing aids from one of the world’s leading […]

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AGH Solutions in top 25% for efficiency

Posted on 11/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Procurement and Supplies team at AGH Solutions Ltd have been named in the top 25% of all Acute Trusts in the country by NHS Improvement for the efficient way it runs its procurement process and how effectively it gets best prices for its products. The national rankings are a result of the Lord Carter report […]

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Mark can carry on fishing thanks to REMAP

Posted on 11/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Mark Bradley from Glusburn has been a keen fisherman for over 40 years but feared his fishing days could be over when he suffered a stroke last year which seriously restricted the use of his left arm. This was when the Community Stroke Team, based at Airedale Hospital, contacted Remap through Occupational Therapist Dawn Osborne. […]

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Friends donate cycle for Settle Health Centre

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre now have a new static cycle to help patients with lower limb injuries, thanks to the generosity of Friends of Airedale. The Sole exercise bike cost £1300 and will be used to help patients regain their cardio fitness and strength. The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre see […]

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‘Know your normal’ message for World COPD Day

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Respiratory nurses at Airedale Hospital are supporting a national awareness day for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

To mark World COPD Day 2018 on 21 November the respiratory nurses are inviting people to visit them on the top landing above the main entrance volunteers’ cafe at Airedale Hospital from 1pm – 3.30pm, for advice and tips on managing COPD, ahead of the cold weather this winter.

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New dates for diabetes courses

Posted on 11/12/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

To coincide with World Diabetes Day (Weds 14 Nov) Airedale hospital have announced new dates for their ‘Diabetes Made Easy’ courses, following the popularity of the sessions launched earlier this year. New dates are available from November at venues throughout Keighley, Skipton, Ilkley and surrounding areas, for people with type 2 diabetes. They are also […]

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Launch of new mobile cancer care unit

Posted on 11/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

On Monday 5th November cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust officially launched a new Mobile Cancer Care Unit (MCCU) for West Yorkshire. The state of the art MCCU, which is 6 car parking widths wide and has 4 treatment chairs, has been designed to enable flexibility for treatment locations.  These locations […]

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Meets OTs who have used their OT skills in leadership roles

Posted on 11/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello my name is Sue and I am a proud to be the occupational therapy professional lead at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. I have worked as an occupational therapist for over 30 years and most of my career has been at Airedale. I have been privileged to work in a variety of clinical areas including […]

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Meet one of our band 5 OTs who is part of our band 5 development scheme

Posted on 11/02/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello my name is Fern Mawson and I am a band 5 occupational therapist.  I joined the band 5 development scheme at Airedale in July 2017.  This is an innovative rotation scheme for graduate occupational therapists. It is a partnership between Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford District Care Foundation Trust Occupational Therapy Services. The […]

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