Category: Emergency Department Stories

2nd October 2014 – Donation will help patients with dementia

Posted on 10/06/14 by AireAdmin

A local rotary club has donated £3000 to Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal. New President of the Rotary Club of Keighley, Janet Pickles, was so keen for the group to support the appeal, and their local hospital, that she also donated an additional £2,000 from her own company, RA Medical Services. The group presented their […]

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12th September 2014 – Equipment donation to new Emergency Department

Posted on 09/12/14 by AireAdmin

A Keighley company is donating equipment for patients to improve their comfort when being assessed or treated in Airedale Hospital’s new Emergency Department. RA Medical Services has offered to support the hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal by offering inhalation sedation equipment to the new unit, free of charge. Dr Richard Keeble, consultant in emergency medicine and […]

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15th July 2014 – Pennine way walk to support ED appeal

Posted on 07/16/14 by AireAdmin

Teenager Tom Crossley is setting off to walk the Pennine Way to raise funds for Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department Appeal this Saturday (19 July). Tom, 15, will be walking the 268-mile route over the following three weeks and will be joined by both his grandfather, John Asher, and mum, Dr Meg Crossley, a consultant in […]

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12th June 2014 – Father’s Day walking

Posted on 06/12/14 by AireAdmin

Tom Crossley, son of Airedale Hospital’s A&E consultant, Meg Crossley, has a special Father’s Day activity planned for Sunday 15 June. As Dr Crossley will be at work in A&E on the day, Tom, 15 has planned to treat his Grandpa to a training walk ahead of his big challenge, walking the Pennine Way. Dr […]

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11th June 2014 – Challenge to raise funds for hospice and A&E

Posted on 06/11/14 by AireAdmin

A&E colleagues Martin Wiseman and Peter Lawson, are gearing up to tackle one of the country’s toughest 24-hour challenges to raise money for two local causes. The pair are part of a group climbing the highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland in 24 hours to complete the national three peaks challenge – a gruelling […]

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Get sporty

Posted on 05/09/14 by AireAdmin

We are asking for help from any members and fans of our local sporting clubs including cycling, rugby, football and tennis clubs who would be willing to support us in a ‘Get Sporty’ week of activity to help raise funds for the Emergency Department Appeal during the summer. With Le Grand Depart, Rugby League Challenge […]

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In loving memory

Posted on 05/09/14 by AireAdmin

There are many ways to donate to the Emergency Department Appeal including donations by cheque, online and by text. However, if you would like to arrange something special to remember a loved one either by naming a part of the new Emergency Department after your loved one, or by planting a tree or plant in […]

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Local pensioner supports Appeal

Posted on 05/09/14 by AireAdmin

We have been receiving a lot of local support from the community for the Emergency Department Appeal and in the department patients are keen to urge members of the local community to get involved and do what they can to support the fundraising efforts. Local Pensioner Jack Robson came to the Emergency Department as he […]

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Le Tour de France inspired family fun day

Posted on 05/09/14 by AireAdmin

Local schools and community groups in the Keighley area have been contacted to take part in the Kids Bike event to raise awareness and funds for the Emergency Department Appeal and in particular to raise around £2,000 for the children’s distraction walls. Friends and family, staff and volunteers will all be on hand at Skipton […]

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Buckets of fundraising ideas

Posted on 05/09/14 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s dedicated fundraiser Bronagh Daly has literally ‘bucket loads’ of ideas to help you get started in your fundraising to help reach the £100,000 target. As part of the Emergency Department Appeal fundraising pack, all community and individual fundraisers will receive a fun list of 60 fundraising ideas ranging from holding a sponsored head […]

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