Category: Charity and donations

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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Hospital thanks its volunteers for their dedication

Posted on 06/03/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is taking time to say thanks for the difference volunteers make to their organisation and to acknowledge the time they give and their dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June.  This year though the trust is saying thank you by sharing messages of thanks from staff on social media, […]

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Hospital launches 50 for 50 charity challenge

Posted on 06/03/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is asking people to come up with some fantastic ’50 for 50’ ideas to get involved to help celebrate their 50th anniversary which takes place on 5 July.  The hospital opened its doors to its first patients 50 years ago on that day in 1970 as 12 ambulances brought the 60 patients from […]

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Meritec gifts a truck load of goods for hospital staff

Posted on 04/29/20 by AireAdmin

A company with its head office in Skipton has helped kit out the hospital’s wellbeing rooms with a lorry load of goods, as a way of saying thank you to their local NHS workers. Local technology firm Meritec wanted to help and donated a £5000 budget and asked the hospital what they needed.  Staff mentioned […]

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Community pulls together for hospital

Posted on 04/03/20 by AireAdmin

A video from our chief executive: We’ve issued a heartfelt “thank you” to the community for an overwhelming response to its appeal for items to help staff during the coronavirus outbreak. Local people, businesses and charitable and voluntary organisations have handed over more than 7000 individual items such as drinks, snacks, hand cream and disposable […]

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