Category: Emergency Department Stories

Hearts in Little Hands named as regional winners in Parliamentary Awards

Posted on 11/24/20 by AireAdmin

A group of doctors and nurses from Airedale Hospital have been shortlisted for an NHS Parliamentary Award after being nominated by local MP Robbie Moore. ‘Hearts in Little Hands’ are a team from the hospital’s Emergency Department who teach children, parents and carers CPR and basic life saving skills. The team who before the pandemic […]

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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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