Category: Charity and donations

Captain Tom inspires a new generation of fund raisers in 6 year old Emilia

Posted on 02/23/21 by AireAdmin

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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Airedale staff donate 200 Christmas gift shoeboxes to local homeless charity

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

A member of staff at Airedale Hospital has collected over 200 shoeboxes to support a local homeless charity.

Charlee Edgar, a speech and language therapist at Airedale, put the call out to her colleagues for shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts to support homeless people – and they responded magnificently.

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

Posted on 11/17/20 by AireAdmin

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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Trust launches new role to help provide personal care for those at the end of life

Posted on 10/26/20 by AireAdmin

Caring for those at the end of their life is hugely important for patients and their families and so Airedale Hospital has appointed two new specialist care co-ordinators this month, to enhance the care given on the wards.  Tracy Brown and Joanne Hunter have been appointed to the new roles of Macmillan End of Life […]

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Photograph donation brings the Dales into hospital

Posted on 09/03/20 by AireAdmin

A Dales photographer has donated 30 stunning portraits of people living around Ingleborough to be displayed at Airedale and Castleberg hospitals.

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50 for 50 challenge raises over £3000 for hospital charities

Posted on 08/12/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s 50 for 50 challenge, set to mark the 50th anniversary, has raised over £3000 for its own Airedale Hospital and Community Charity. Back in July the hospital asked people to support them by competing different challenges.  The supporters include: The Stripey Badger Bookshop in Grassington who had already donated book vouchers for hospital […]

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Staff go the extra mile for mobile cancer unit charity

Posted on 07/08/20 by AireAdmin

Two nurses from Airedale Hospital have joined a 1000 mile challenge, all to raise money for Hope for Tomorrow, the charity that provides the mobile cancer care units to hospitals across the country. Airedale has two of the mobile units which allow up to 40 patients per day to have their treatments without coming into […]

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Hospital celebrates 50th anniversary

Posted on 07/06/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is celebrating its 50th anniversary, in the same week that the NHS has its 72nd birthday.  As well as marking the golden milestone with its own celebrations, the hospital is asking people to post their messages of support on social media, and to share any memories they have from the last 50 years. […]

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Memory cards created to recognise early pregnancies that are lost

Posted on 06/17/20 by AireAdmin

Staff at Airedale Hospital have now created special memory cards, to recognise early pregnancies that are sadly lost.  Prompted by a conversation with a patient who had miscarried, the team from the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) decided to develop a card to recognise first trimester pregnancies that unfortunately miscarry, an idea supported by the […]

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