Category: Community

Airedale Hospital therapist is new activity champion for Yorkshire

Posted on 10/05/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

Angela Penny, a Speech & Language Therapist working at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, has taken on an extra role as a Physical Activity Clinical Champion for Yorkshire & the Humber – to help get people in our region moving. It follows the launch of the Better Health campaign by Public Health England (PHE) to encourage […]

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Support service launched to help patients after Covid-19

Posted on 08/16/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

People recovering from Covid-19 across Bradford District and Craven will benefit from a support service provided by the NHS that has been launched today (Wednesday 11 August). The service developed, by a range of health and care professionals through the Act as One health and care partnership, will be available to those who continue to […]

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MyLahore teams up with the NHS to help staff get vaccinated

Posted on 07/07/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

THE NHS in Bradford District and Craven has joined forces with leading restaurant chain MyLahore to vaccinate its staff. Around 30 staff from MyLahore’s flagship Bradford restaurant will be vaccinated at Bradford College’s vaccination centre – with jabs taking place yesterday and today. This approach forms part of the wider vaccination rollout by the NHS […]

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Blood test clinic in Skipton is moving back to Skipton Hospital from 5 July

Posted on 06/30/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

From Monday 5th July the blood testing (phlebotomy) service, which temporarily relocated to Dyneley House in Skipton due to the Covid vaccinations, will be returning to the Day Hospital at Skipton General Hospital. The clinic times for Skipton Hospital are: Mon-Fri, 8.30am – 11.30am You will still need to book your appointment using the online […]

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Walk-in and grab your jab this weekend

Posted on 06/24/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

 Anyone aged 18 or over in Bradford district and Craven can get their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination this weekend by walking into one of a number of drop-in vaccination clinics. Dubbed ‘Grab a Jab’ the country-wide vaccination push aims to make it as easy as possible for anyone to receive either their first or second dose […]

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Hospital launches 50 for 50 charity challenge

Posted on 06/03/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

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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Enhanced support for Bradford District and Craven care homes through Immedicare telemedicine

Posted on 05/04/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

123 care homes in the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district are being given clinical support for their residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The Immedicare telemedicine service at Airedale Hospital in Steeton has been enhanced with the addition of GPs and GPs with special interests, hospital consultants, pharmacists, mental health specialists and social care to […]

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Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign returns to combat loneliness and social isolation this winter

Posted on 12/16/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s community campaign ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ returns  in December to help prevent loneliness and social isolation this winter. This phase builds on the success of the campaign earlier this year when local people carried out over 46,000 acts of kindness in their local neighbourhoods across Bradford […]

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Castleberg celebrates with an official opening

Posted on 11/27/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Castleberg Hospital had its official opening yesterday and staff, patients and their families gathered to celebrate. Andrew Gold, Chair of Airedale NHS Foundation trust cut the ribbon and said: “There are opportunities like this as Chairman of the trust and a resident of Skipton that make me feel very proud.  It’s being proud to see […]

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New lease of life for Castleberg Hospital

Posted on 10/16/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Castleberg community hospital has now re-opened its doors to patients. Following a major programme of repair and refurbishment, the first patients were welcomed by staff at Castleberg Hospital on Monday 7 October. The hospital provides bed-based intermediate care – often called ‘step-up and step-down’ care – for 10 people.  This involves short periods of assessment […]

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