Category: Emergency Department Stories

Rachel wins prestigious trauma audit award

Posted on 04/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A member of staff from the Emergency Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious award for her outstanding work with trauma data. Rachel Barratt, from Oakworth, was announced as the winner of The Woodford Award for TARN Audit Coordinator of the Year at an event held last week.  Now in their third […]

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Children learn from the experts on restart a heart day

Posted on 10/18/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group of children from an Ilkley preschool had some special guests on Restart a Heart Day to teach them vital skills for dealing with an emergency. The Restart a Heart initiative aims to teach children and young people basic life support with CPR lessons around the country to get thousands of school children to […]

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30th August 2016 – Plans unveiled to build new facility to improve urgent assessment of patients at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/30/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Plans to develop a new £6m Acute Assessment Unit are underway at Airedale Hospital to help provide better short stay facilities and reduce the number of patients admitted unnecessarily. The unit will be next to the trust’s Emergency Department allowing staff to work together more efficiently across several disciplines which will help to ease workforce […]

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16th March 2015 – Mother’s day bake off raises money for hospital appeal

Posted on 03/18/15 by AireAdmin

Keen bakers, mums and daughters helped raise hundreds of pounds for Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal on Mothering Sunday. They attended a special ‘Airedale Bake Off’ event at Laycock Village Hall to see local baker, Mike Armstrong, in a live master baking class. Mike, who donated his time for the event, showcased a range of […]

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4th March 2015 – Giant mural created to help parents distract poorly children

Posted on 03/06/15 by AireAdmin

A giant mural has been created for the walls of Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department to help parents distract their children as they wait to be seen. Its the first hospital project artist Lorraine Duff has ever worked on and the largest canvas – 47 square metre compared to A5 size greeting cards she normally designs […]

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22nd December 2014 – Donation of £500 made to Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department

Posted on 12/23/14 by AireAdmin

Two members of a local support group, Breathe Easy Aire Valley, have been busy fundraising for Airedale Hospital’s emergency department. Wendy Harris and Pauline Wood have been sewing items to sell online and through friends and family for the past 12 months to raise money for a variety of charities to help with respiratory illness, […]

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15th December 2014 – Airedale Hospital’s HR team take the top spot in charity bake-off challenge

Posted on 12/15/14 by AireAdmin

A group effort from Human Resources (HR) saw the head of the department win the Airedale Hospital directors’ charity bake-off. Nick Parker, head of HR at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: “I was pleased to take the top spot for my colleagues as the winning cupcakes were a team effort, thanks to a few HR elves. […]

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26th November 2014 – Hot off the press – the staff photo calendar 2015

Posted on 11/26/14 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hot off the press is Airedale Hospital’s first staff calendar featuring 13 winning photographs submitted by employees. It costs £5 of which £3 will be donated to raise money for our Emergency Department Appeal to buy the best possible equipment for patients using our brand  new unit  (the other £2 is for production costs). The […]

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21st November 2014 – Gala Committee donates £1,000 to local hospital

Posted on 11/21/14 by AireAdmin

Money raised at a local gala has been donated to Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal. The East Morton gala committee presented the cheque of £1,000 to Dr Meg Crossley, consultant in emergency medicine at the hospital, to enhance the facilities for children in the new department. The annual event is organised by a group of […]

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3rd October 2014 – Fundraising ball a success

Posted on 10/06/14 by AireAdmin

A Great Gastby themed ball has helped to raise £8,000 towards Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal. The event, which was held at the Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton, in September, included a charity auction and grand prize draw and as attended by almost 200 people. Jodie Hearnshaw, HR communications co-ordinator at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, who helped […]

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