Archive: October, 2019

Addingham WI donate £300 for our stroke unit

Posted on 10/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Members of Addingham WI visited the hospital today to hand over a cheque for £300 after being moved to help the stroke unit when one of their speakers shared her story with them about the care she had received. Julie Bridgman from Addingham WI said:  “We are always doing fundraising for local charities, they have […]

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Gold Standard award for Airedale Hospital wards

Posted on 10/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Wards 6 and 9 at Airedale Hospital have received a prestigious award, the Gold Standards Framework (GSF), recognising their commitment to delivering excellent end of life care. The GSF is a national scheme encouraging healthcare professionals to initiate advance care planning conversations with patients who have irreversible, life-limiting health conditions. This includes diseases such as advanced […]

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New lease of life for Castleberg Hospital

Posted on 10/16/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Castleberg community hospital has now re-opened its doors to patients. Following a major programme of repair and refurbishment, the first patients were welcomed by staff at Castleberg Hospital on Monday 7 October. The hospital provides bed-based intermediate care – often called ‘step-up and step-down’ care – for 10 people.  This involves short periods of assessment […]

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New wheelchairs give freedom to our stroke patients

Posted on 10/16/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale charity have bought three specially designed wheelchairs for the stroke unit at Airedale Hospital, to give patients more freedom after their stroke.  The chairs are specially designed to give maximum comfort and vital postural support for people who have just had strokes that don’t have sitting balance, as Pam Beaumont, Stroke […]

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Speech and Language Therapist Stephanie wins national award

Posted on 10/09/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) has presented Stephanie Burgess, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, with a national Giving Voice Award. Stephanie was recognised for her outstanding skills in raising awareness of how speech and language therapy transforms lives. The annual Giving Voice Awards celebrate those who […]

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NHS organisations across Bradford district and Craven unite to promote inclusivity for LGBT+ people

Posted on 10/04/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

NHS organisations across Bradford district and Craven are uniting to promote inclusivity and reduce health inequalities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people who access healthcare by launching the NHS Rainbow Badge initiative. Six local NHS organisations are working together to launch the Rainbow Badge on Friday 4 October 2019. The launch of the […]

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