Archive: August, 2020

Join our virtual Annual General Meeting on 18 September

Posted on 08/28/20 by AireAdmin

The Trust’s Annual Members Meeting and Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 18 September 1.30pm – 3.15pm. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic this will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams Live.

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Changes to the way you get your blood tests done at Airedale Hospital, Keighley Health Centre and Skipton General Hospital.

Posted on 08/25/20 by AireAdmin

As we restart some of our services it’s important that they are delivered in a COVID-secure way. Our priority always remains the safety of our patients and our staff. So we’re making some changes to the way you can get your blood tests at Airedale Hospital, Keighley Health Centre and Skipton General Hospital. From 1 […]

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Trust staff create special face masks for children

Posted on 08/24/20 by AireAdmin

A care worker at Airedale Hospital has created special face masks for children to help them feel less anxious when they come for their appointment. The move aims to help children feel more relaxed when they come into hospital which has strict safety protocols in place for patients and staff to prevent the spread of coronavirus. […]

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Airedale team create one stop clinic for children with cerebral palsy

Posted on 08/17/20 by AireAdmin

Staff at Airedale Hospital have held their first one stop clinic for children with cerebral palsy, and it’s been a success with parents and patients.  Six children were seen in the first clinic by a team of professionals, who came up with the idea because of the difficulties affecting clinics during the early stages of […]

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50 for 50 challenge raises over £3000 for hospital charities

Posted on 08/12/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s 50 for 50 challenge, set to mark the 50th anniversary, has raised over £3000 for its own Airedale Hospital and Community Charity. Back in July the hospital asked people to support them by competing different challenges.  The supporters include: The Stripey Badger Bookshop in Grassington who had already donated book vouchers for hospital […]

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New medical director appointed

Posted on 08/12/20 by AireAdmin

Following a rigorous selection procedure Deputy Medical Director and ENT surgeon David Crampsey has been appointed as Medical Director at Airedale NHS Foundation trust.  He joins the board with responsibility for leadership of medical colleagues at the trust and for delivering high quality care for our communities. David was appointed as Interim Executive Medical Director […]

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NHS Volunteer Responders are here to help

Posted on 08/05/20 by AireAdmin

New restrictions are in place in Bradford and NHS Volunteer Responders are still here to help those self-isolating, including people with long term health conditions or who have been advised to shield at any point. If you or someone you know needs helps with essential tasks, NHS Volunteer Responders are here to help – please […]

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Airedale Hospital COVID study is reported in global medical journal

Posted on 08/05/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been mentioned in the renowned New England Journal of Medicine, as one of the hospitals involved in trials of a drug which aims to help patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms. Dexamethasone was one of the patient treatments tested at part of the nationwide RECOVERY trial that is seeking drugs and […]

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Our online recruitment event for nurses is on 11 Aug

Posted on 08/05/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is hosting its first ever virtual nurse recruitment event and is offering registered and student nurses the opportunity to ‘walk’ away with a conditional job offer. The online event is on Tuesday 11 August from 3pm – 4.30pm. The event will start with an introduction from our Director of Nursing, you will then […]

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Visiting at Airedale Hospital and Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Posted on 08/04/20 by AireAdmin

Following the increased local restrictions introduced across Bradford district by the government on Thursday night, hospitals in the Bradford district are reminding everyone of the rules on hospital visiting to protect patients, staff, volunteers and visitors. Jill Asbury, Director for Nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust says: “In the face of rising infection rates of […]

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