Archive: January, 2021

Revolutionary new biopsy procedure offered for patients with suspected prostate cancer

Posted on 01/13/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is one of the first trusts in the North of England to revolutionise their biopsy service for men with suspected prostate cancer. Since the summer, Airedale Radiology department have been offering patients a transperineal prostate biopsy under local anaesthetic to investigate for prostate cancer. Around 90% of biopsy patients are suitable […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination update from the NHS

Posted on 01/11/21 by AireAdmin

The NHS is now offering vaccinations to people who are most at risk from Covid-19. This follows the approval of both the Pfizer BioNTech and Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines as safe and effective after extensive trials. The first vaccinations are being offered to people in the priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and […]

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New teams offer personalised care to expectant mums

Posted on 01/06/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new ‘Continuity of Carer’ teams, to deliver a more personalised service to new mums and their families, with each pregnant mum to receive her own dedicated midwifery team and the reassurance of a midwife she knows present at the birth. Continuity of carer is care provided throughout a woman’s pregnancy, […]

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