Archive: April, 2020

Plaque to honour Captain Tom unveiled at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 04/30/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

A plaque to honour Captain Tom Moore has been unveiled at Airedale Hospital, near Keighley, to coincide with his 100th birthday.

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Lean On Me musical message to Captain Tom and everyone from Airedale Hospital choir

Posted on 04/30/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

To coincide with Captain Tom Moore’s 100th birthday, staff from Airedale Hospital outside his hometown of Keighley have joined forces to record a musical message to their colleagues, families, patients, other key workers and the local community.

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Meritec gifts a truck load of goods for hospital staff

Posted on 04/29/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

A company with its head office in Skipton has helped kit out the hospital’s wellbeing rooms with a lorry load of goods, as a way of saying thank you to their local NHS workers. Local technology firm Meritec wanted to help and donated a £5000 budget and asked the hospital what they needed.  Staff mentioned […]

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Wellbeing rooms opened for our staff

Posted on 04/27/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff working at Airedale Hospital can now visit one of several special wellbeing rooms if they are feeling overwhelmed and need some peace and quiet. With workers at the hospital facing unprecedented demands, the new rooms are already proving popular with staff that might need to take a breath, recharge or take a moment to themselves.  […]

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Covid-19 discharges

Posted on 04/24/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

To date, Airedale Hospital has discharged 136 Covid-19 patients.  This is great news and credit to our all hardworking staff who have cared for them.

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Trusts launch COVID-19 testing in own labs

Posted on 04/23/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Integrated Pathology Solutions, the joint venture between Airedale, Bradford and Harrogate Hospitals Trusts, has now launched in house testing for patients and staff with suspected Covid-19 so they can get a rapid diagnosis and the expert care they need. The lab did this in record time despite having to entirely build the testing capability from […]

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Covid-19 Mental Health campaign launched

Posted on 04/20/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters has launched a new suite of tips and advice, focussed on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With many feeling worried or anxious during these challenging times, there are lots of things we can all do to look after our own mental health and help […]

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New health at home NHS website

Posted on 04/15/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Managing your health at home The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it’s essential, unless you feel very unwell or you are told to attend an existing appointment for ongoing treatment. While you are at home it’s still easy to get NHS help using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The […]

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Information and advice for Airedale maternity patients

Posted on 04/14/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust aims to maintain all of our maternity pathways and where possible will use technology to reduce the number of face to face contacts. This is important for the safety of our staff and our mothers-to-be in the light of the current coronavirus outbreak. Problems and concerns If you are experiencing any […]

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Trust launches special services for relatives

Posted on 04/07/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Trust has set up three new special services today (Mon 6 April) – all to help relatives who have a loved one in hospital. The first is a delivery and collection service where relatives can drop off a bag of essentials, such as clothes, nightwear, books and toiletries, so these can be delivered by […]

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