Category: Cardiology

Heart Age test launched for September Healthy Heart campaign

Posted on 09/11/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

          Heart disease (including heart attack and stroke) is still the leading cause of death amongst men. Lifestyle factors, like smoking or not getting enough exercise, mean many people have unhealthy hearts, which means their ‘heart age’ is older than their physical age. Around 12,700 people will die from a heart […]

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Ray’s looking after his heart on Valentine’s day with the support of Airedale nurses

Posted on 02/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Ray Stubbs from Ilkley is looking after his heart this Valentine’s Day, with a little help from the specialist cardiac rehabilitation nurses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Ray lives with his wife Winifred and they have been married for 30 years and have 7 children between them, 22 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Ray was […]

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Hospital says thank you to Cardiac Support Group

Posted on 10/23/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital said goodbye and thank you this week to the team of volunteers on the Cardiac Support Group as the group has decided to come to an end after almost 30 years. A ceremony was held at the hospital where current and past volunteers were presented with certificates, thanking and congratulating them on all […]

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Cardiac rehabilitation team shortlisted for national award

Posted on 04/11/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Team at Airedale Hospital have been shortlisted for a British Heart Foundation Alliance Award for ‘Integrated Care’. The team supports patients with heart conditions, and their families, in the hospital and in the community. They run an interactive  ‘healthy heart’ education programme and 3 cardiac rehabilitation exercise classes with the aim of […]

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3rd September 2015 – Patients with heart failure recruited for technology pilot to help manage their condition

Posted on 09/03/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Heart failure patients are taking part in a pilot project across Bradford and Airedale to see if telehealth helps them to manage their condition and have a better quality of life. The project is being run for 12 months up to December and will be evaluated by York University Health Economics Consortium. Recruitment started in […]

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2nd June 2015 – More patients can now access cardiac rehabilitation service

Posted on 06/02/15 by AireAdmin

A rehabilitation service, which supports patients with heart problems in the community, has been extended to help people in the Craven area, thanks to extra funding. The service, which is run by staff from the cardiac rehabilitation specialist nursing team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, supports patients and their families following a heart attack, cardiac […]

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12th June 2012 – Facelift for cardiac laboratory

Posted on 06/12/12 by AireAdmin

A refurbished cardiac catheter laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment has just opened to the delight of staff and patients. Changes to the internal architecture of the lab carried out as part of the latest refurbishment which was completed at the end of last month (May) will ensure greater privacy and dignity for patients. The refurbishment took […]

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