Archive: February, 2019

New chairs help with Kangaroo cuddles on the neonatal unit

Posted on 02/25/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Parents and their newborn babies on the Neonatal Unit at Airedale Hospital are enjoying three new reclining chairs to help them get optimum skin-to-skin contact, thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of Airedale charity. The chairs have been proven to help promote kangaroo care, a method which offers support in vital areas such as […]

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Craven Poultry Keepers Club makes Friends donation

Posted on 02/25/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Craven Poultry Keepers club have made a donation of £100 to the Friends of Airedale to help provide those extras that make a difference to patients at Airedale Hospital. The cheque was presented by club secretary Jayne Gillam who also works at the hospital in the Quality & Safety Team. Jayne says:  “We have […]

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Special reunion for Chief and Rebecca after they both have surgery

Posted on 02/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

There was a very special visitor to Airedale Hospital today ( 20.2.19) as a young patient was reunited with her beloved horse Chief, after months apart and them both having surgery. 18 year old Rebecca Slator from Bingley has complex disabilities and in December last year began suffering with breathing problems and exhaustion.  She was […]

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Keighley group makes donation in memory of Isobel Scarborough

Posted on 02/11/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group which has helped improve the health and activity of elderly people in Keighley for over a quarter of century has made a donation this week to Airedale Hospital, in memory of one of its founding members, Isobel Scarborough. Isobel was well known in Keighley and was a driving force in many local voluntary […]

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Check on older neighbours this winter

Posted on 02/01/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Bradford and Craven residents are being urged to check on vulnerable neighbours during this cold spell to ensure they are keeping warm and well.

One in seven people living in Bradford district and more than one in four people in Craven are over 65 and are often at greater risk of health problems, such as respiratory conditions, which are made worse by cold temperatures.

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