Category: Emergency department

Think carefully before going to A&E

Posted on 09/27/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Doctors at Airedale Hospital and Bradford Royal Infirmary are reminding people to think carefully before going to A&E. The Emergency Departments at both hospitals are very busy, and there have been higher than usual admissions to inpatient wards. “We have had an exceptionally busy week, and are continuing to experience significant pressure,” explains Airedale NHS […]

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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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Think carefully before going to A&E

Posted on 10/27/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Doctors at Airedale Hospital are asking people to use alternatives to A&E on Saturday 28 October, due to important scheduled maintenance work on the IT system. There will be a site-wide network outage on Saturday 28 October for approximately 6 hours, which will affect the connection to internal and external systems as well as internet access, […]

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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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Building work starts on new Acute Assessment Unit

Posted on 03/06/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured L to R: Richard Attley, Project Manager, Integrated Health Projects, Nicola Riley Capital Manager, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Daron Walker, Construction Manager, Integrated Health Projects.   It was an exciting time at Airedale Hospital this week as contractors broke ground to start the build proper on the new £6m acute assessment unit – the […]

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7th September 2015 – Airedale Hospital doctors support cyclist’s life-saving campaign to raise awareness of sepsis

Posted on 09/07/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dr Joel Brown, of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust,  said: “I know people who have died from this prolific disease and anything we can do to help raise awareness of its symptoms and prevent future deaths must be a good thing”                                                                                                                                                Survivors and campaigners battling for better awareness of deadly sepsis – the illness claiming […]

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19th May – Help to brighten up hospital for patients

Posted on 05/19/15 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s Emergency Department is looking for people to sponsor photographs to brighten up the walls of the department. The photographs, which have been taken by NHS staff, will be displayed in the treatment rooms and corridors of the department to help create a calm atmosphere for patients and their carers. Keen photographers, Ray Graham, […]

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12th May 2015 – Local sport hero Jonny Brownlee opens Airedale’s Emergency Department

Posted on 05/13/15 by AireAdmin

World champion triathlete Jonny Brownlee officially opened Airedale Hospital’s new Emergency Department today. He was chosen by health staff as their local sports hero to help them celebrate reaching the £100,000 target for their Emergency Department Appeal. Jonny cut a ribbon at the entrance to the new department and a new plaque naming him as […]

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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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