The team from the endoscopy unit at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust were delighted to hear the unit had once again been awarded full accreditation by the Joint Advisory Group (JAG) of the Royal College of Physicians for its excellent endoscopy services. An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of the body is examined internally using […]Read more
The Endoscopy unit at Airedale Hospital has received a boost in the shape of three new state-of-the-art blood pressure monitors.
The monitors, which together cost £5,000, were donated by the hospital charity Friends of Airedale. The unit needed more blood pressure monitors to use with the increasing number of procedures they perform. Currently the unit sees 12,000 patients a year and uses the monitors to ensure that patients are safe after undergoing procedures.Read more
A new quiet room for patients has been developed on the Endoscopy Unit at Airedale Hospital thanks to donations from patients, staff and a charity. It is named ‘George’s Room’ in memory of George Barron of Hellifield in Skipton, a patient who was a regular visitor to the unit and received treatment for oesophageal cancer. […]Read more