A second community nurse from Airedale Hospital has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ in recognition of her high standards of practice and patient care. Liz Thwaite from Airton near Malham is Clinical Lead for Community Nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and based at Skipton Hospital, and will receive her accolade at a […]Read more
Airedale Hospital has been named as one of the top 5 trusts for the CHKS Top Hospitals programme national patient safety award 2018 – the only trust in the North of England. The CHKS Top Hospitals awards celebrate excellence throughout the UK and are given to acute sector organisations for their achievements in healthcare quality […]Read more
A member of staff from the Emergency Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious award for her outstanding work with trauma data. Rachel Barratt, from Oakworth, was announced as the winner of The Woodford Award for TARN Audit Coordinator of the Year at an event held last week. Now in their third […]Read more
A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a Primrose Award for his ‘amazing contribution’ to caring for patients with endometriosis. Mr Stephen Porter was nominated by a number of his patients for the award which was announced at the Primrose Ball in Silsden. The award is given to a health […]Read more
Dedicated healthcare heroes have been honoured at a special awards event to celebrate the outstanding work done every day by staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The fourth annual Pride of Airedale Awards, which took place on 8 March at the Rendez-Vous Hotel in Skipton, aim to recognise staff who do their utmost to look […]Read more
Airedale Hospital’s Digital Hub has scooped a national award.
The Trust’s Telehealth in Care Homes project won Health Business magazine’s Telehealth award at a ceremony in London on 14 December.Read more
A special telemedicine service run by Airedale Hospital’s speech and language therapy service which helps people who stammer has scooped a national award.
Specialist speech and language therapist Stephanie Burgess runs the service, offering people across the country help with managing their stammer via videolink to their laptops, tablets and mobile phones. The innovative service was entered for the Guardian Newspaper Public Sector awards and won the Digital and Technology category at a ceremony on 28 November in London.Read more
The longest serving members of staff, with 625 years of service between them, were presented with awards today, to mark and celebrate their commitment and service to Airedale Hospital. 24 members of staff, all with at least 25 years’ continuous service, received their awards from Chief Executive, Bridget Fletcher, in thanks for their dedication to […]Read more
A District Nurse Specialist Practitioner from Airedale Hospital has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ in recognition of her high standards of practice and patient care. Trudy Balderson from Cracoe near Skipton who is Head of Community Services at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and based at Skipton Hospital, is to receive her accolade in […]Read more
The Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Complex Care team has been shortlisted for a prestigious Nursing Times award, in the ‘HRH The Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approaches to Care’ category. The team was commissioned as a one year project from April 2016, and was subsequently re-commissioned for an additional two years. It is a […]Read more