Archive: November, 2020

Care homes praised for pioneering new approach that has dramatically reduced emergency hospital admissions for elderly residents following a fall

Posted on 11/30/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

UK care homes see results of new technology that provides remote round-the-clock clinical care and support for residents and staff After a fall, 83% of residents stay in their care home for assessment and monitoring, reducing the risk of hospital-related complications and infections such as COVID-191 If adopted across UK care homes, the NHS could […]

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Hearts in Little Hands named as regional winners in Parliamentary Awards

Posted on 11/24/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group of doctors and nurses from Airedale Hospital have been shortlisted for an NHS Parliamentary Award after being nominated by local MP Robbie Moore. ‘Hearts in Little Hands’ are a team from the hospital’s Emergency Department who teach children, parents and carers CPR and basic life saving skills. The team who before the pandemic […]

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Golf day keeps mobile cancer units on the road

Posted on 11/20/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Ilkley Golf Club has played host to a charity golf day which raised a whopping £7,450 for Hope For Tomorrow and Airedale Hospital.

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£16 million to help more hospitals introduce digital prescribing

Posted on 11/18/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

16 hospitals across England will receive a share of nearly £16 million to introduce electronic prescriptions Digital prescribing systems will replace outdated paper prescriptions, improving patient safety and reducing errors On course to eliminate paper prescribing in hospitals and achieve NHS Long Term Plan commitment to introduce digital prescribing across the entire NHS by 2024 […]

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Keighley Cougars raise £3,446 from NHS charity jersey sales

Posted on 11/17/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Keighley Cougars Rugby Club has raised £3,446 for Airedale Hospital Charity following the sales of their special edition NHS shirts. The charity shirts were launched back in April, aimed at raising funds as a thank you to all the key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The club has also donated 5,000 CE certified facemasks to […]

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Dr Michelle Hinchliffe reunited with palliative care team at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 11/17/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Michelle Hinchliffe as palliative care consultant. She will be working between the hospital and the Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope, and brings with her a wealth of knowledge about palliative care and medicine. Although Dr Hinchliffe is originally from Telford in Shropshire, she worked at Airedale […]

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NHS staff plea to local people to be kind

Posted on 11/15/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

NHS staff across Bradford district and Craven are asking local people to be kind and remember that they are people too.   In recent weeks, NHS staff in hospitals and GP practices have been on the receiving end of increasing frustration from patients as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise. Small acts of […]

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Eggs-cellent donation to Airedale

Posted on 11/11/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

A farmer from Silsden gave NHS staff a much-needed boost this year by supplying fresh eggs to Airedale Hospital.

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More NHS Volunteer Responders needed in areas across England

Posted on 11/09/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

If you live in England there are important new opportunities to support your NHS and help to save lives as an NHS Volunteer Responder. Details of the volunteer roles and a sign-up link are here. Previously registered volunteers are also encouraged to return to the scheme as the need for their services is rapidly increasing. […]

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6 November 2020: postponement of elective procedures for four weeks

Posted on 11/06/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Rob Aitchison, Chief Operating Officer and David Crampsey, Executive Medical Director at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said: “In the light of increasing numbers of patients needing to be admitted to our hospital, we have today taken the decision to postpone all non-urgent, non-cancer surgery for the next four weeks.  This includes all day case procedures. […]

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