Category: Charity and donations

Special donation for babies with jaundice

Posted on 01/14/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

With the kind help of a family from Micklethwaite, a half marathon run and Friends of Airedale, a NeoBLUE phototherapy unit has arrived for use on the maternity unit at Airedale Hospital. Jon Warrick and his wife Santa Cordero sadly lost their baby when she was stillborn at the hospital but they wanted to help […]

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Donation to Friends of Airedale

Posted on 01/07/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A charity based at Airedale hospital, Friends of Airedale, has received a donation from a local business in Cowling ‘New to You’. Andrea Moore and Thalia Burton from New to You presented the £250 cheque to Friends of Airedale representatives in December. The shop accept donations of clothing, toys, books and bric-a-brac to sell, then […]

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Blood buddies group offers support

Posted on 11/26/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A support group for people living with blood cancers has been set up in Skipton and is opening its doors to anyone who needs support or just a friendly face and a chat. The group meets at the Cancer Support Yorkshire Centre on Otley Street on the second Tuesday of every month from 1.30 – […]

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Mark can carry on fishing thanks to REMAP

Posted on 11/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Mark Bradley from Glusburn has been a keen fisherman for over 40 years but feared his fishing days could be over when he suffered a stroke last year which seriously restricted the use of his left arm. This was when the Community Stroke Team, based at Airedale Hospital, contacted Remap through Occupational Therapist Dawn Osborne. […]

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Friends donate cycle for Settle Health Centre

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre now have a new static cycle to help patients with lower limb injuries, thanks to the generosity of Friends of Airedale. The Sole exercise bike cost £1300 and will be used to help patients regain their cardio fitness and strength. The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre see […]

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Launch of new mobile cancer care unit

Posted on 11/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

On Monday 5th November cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust officially launched a new Mobile Cancer Care Unit (MCCU) for West Yorkshire. The state of the art MCCU, which is 6 car parking widths wide and has 4 treatment chairs, has been designed to enable flexibility for treatment locations.  These locations […]

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Special tributes for baby loss awareness week

Posted on 10/17/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

                  Airedale Hospital was lit up in pink and blue this week to show support for baby loss awareness week 2018.  The annual week, now in its 16th year, is an opportunity for bereaved parents, families and friends, to commemorate babies’ lives and break the silence around […]

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The tree of Tranquility and sunbeam garden open day

Posted on 10/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special place at Airedale Hospital where bereaved parents can remember their children will host an open day this week. The event is at the Sunbeam Garden and its Tree of Tranquility sculpture from noon on Sunday October 14. The sculpture was placed in the hospital’s grounds in May and is the first tree to […]

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Staff and nursery children build a food mile for Skipton Food Bank

Posted on 10/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children from Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale Hospital helped staff build a food mile this week to show the hospital’s support for Skipton food bank, which supports needy families in the area. Skipton food bank is managed by and based at Skipton Baptist Church and their parcels help single people and families who have found […]

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Donation of music for MRI patients

Posted on 08/28/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured: (from left) Jerry Stanford, Libby Stanford, radiographers Zakirah Ahmed and Linda Fearon Airedale hospital’s lead governor and his wife have donated a Radio/CD player to the radiology department for patients’ use during MRI scans. Jerry Stanford, lead governor at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, and his wife Libby Stanford donated the CD player to Airedale’s […]

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