Archive: July, 2019

Changes to our electric car chargers

Posted on 07/31/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

We are updating the electric car chargers on site so they will be unavailable to use between 1-5 August. Between Thursday 1 August and Monday 5 August the electric car chargers will be unavailable whilst they are being upgraded to Pay To Use chargers.  Please make alternative arrangements during this time to charge your car. […]

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Dr Maggie Helliwell recognised for her outstanding contribution to NICE

Posted on 07/30/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A former Keighley GP and current non-executive director at Airedale hospital has been given a special honour – for her outstanding contribution to her work with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE). NICE hosted the awards ceremony in celebration of its 20th anniversary at the House of Commons at the Palace of Westminster.  During […]

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First butterfly release held in the Airedale Sunbeam Garden

Posted on 07/29/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

When a baby dies, whether it’s because of miscarriage, stillbirth, or neo-natal death, a family has very few memories to sustain and comfort them through a lifetime of missing their baby. SiMBA gently supports families to gather precious memories of the short time their baby was here, aiding Health Care Professionals to come alongside families […]

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Ten tips for coping in hot weather

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Shut windows and pull down the shades when it is hotter outside. You can open the windows for ventilation when it is cooler. If you’re vulnerable to the effects of heat, avoid the sun during the hottest part of the day (11am to 3pm). Keep rooms cool by using shades or reflective material outside the […]

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Patient observations go electronic

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Health professionals at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are now using iPads to record patient observations as part of a digital revolution improving patient care. More than 800 clinical staff are now using 160 mobile devices across the trust to record patient observations rather than writing them on paper charts. The system automatically calculates the national […]

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Alpacas star at employee wellbeing day

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

It was all about celebrating Airedale as a great place to work at the employee health and wellbeing day at Airedale Hospital last week with over 600 members of staff dropping in to the annual event. There were 50 interactive stands at the event on Friday to give staff a boost and for the trust […]

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Safeguarding Conference success

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

At the end of June the safeguarding team at Airedale Hospital hosted their annual safeguarding conference for different agencies throughout the district, including the latest updates from police and charities on protecting children and adults from the effects of the county lines business model. This fully booked event was organised as part of Safeguarding Week […]

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Elderly Nurse Recruitment Event on 24 July

Posted on 07/22/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Date: 24th July Time: 5.30pm-7.30pm Location: Workforce Resourcing (Location D17) Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Road, Steeton, Keighley, BD20 6TD Care for older people represents the largest area of adult nursing in the UK: why aren’t you part of it? With huge investments by the government into improving care for the Elderly and Fragile, it is […]

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Butterfly release in the Sunbeam Garden on 28 July

Posted on 07/15/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

On Sunday 28 July at 12 noon we are having our first butterfly release in our beautiful Sunbeam baby and child remembrance garden, thanks to the amazing support from SiMBA, Aidan’s Elephants and the Sunbeam support group. This is a family friendly event where there will be a short service before the butterflies are released […]

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A tasty fundraising idea supports Airedale Hospital

Posted on 07/12/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A former patient of Airedale’s Children’s services has used her culinary skills to raise money for the hospital. Matilda Couzens, age 9, from Harden made and sold jam to raise money to buy books for the Children’s Outpatients waiting rooms. She presented the books to consultant paediatrician Dr Amanda Davey. Matilda said:  “I made the […]

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