Category: Endoscopy

Trust receives accreditation for excellent endoscopy service

Posted on 01/28/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

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 […]

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Friends donate to Endoscopy Unit

Posted on 02/28/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

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.

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Get behind the scenes at Airedale’s theatre and endoscopy open day

Posted on 05/03/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The theatres and endoscopy unit at Airedale hospital will be opening their doors for the public to look behind the scenes at the ever popular Theatres Open Day. There will be fun and education for the whole family and a chance to meet the people behind their masks on Saturday 13 May from 11am – […]

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7 July 2016 – A room for patients in memory of george

Posted on 07/11/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

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. […]

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4th September 2014 – Endoscopy and theatres open day

Posted on 09/08/14 by AireAdmin

Come and explore Airedale Hospital’s brand new endoscopy unit and find out what it is like to work in our operating theatres at a family open event on Saturday 18 October, between 11.00am and 4.00pm. There will be fun for all ages – children can get dressed up in gowns and masks and get hands-on […]

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3rd September 2014 – Alps Cycle a Success

Posted on 09/04/14 by AireAdmin

A team of four triumphant cyclists finished their Alps challenge last month, with their last leg finishing at Airedale Hospital. The group, which was made up of Christa Baldwin, 34, Kevin Wharton, 60, Ray Cryer, 66, and Kevin Owens, 60, took on the 1200 mile challenge to raise money for a number of charities, including […]

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26th June 2014 – Cyclists take on the Alps to raise money for hospital

Posted on 06/27/14 by AireAdmin

A group of four cyclists and their support team will be taking on the Alps in a bid to raise £10,000 for charity, including Airedale Hospital’s Endoscopy Appeal. Christa Baldwin, 34, Kevin Wharton, 60, Ray Cryer, who at the time of the ride will be 66, and Kevin Owens, 60, will begin the cycle challenge […]

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12th March 2014 – Dance class donates £1,000 to Hospital appeal

Posted on 03/12/14 by AireAdmin

A settle dance class has donated £1,000 to Airedale Hospital’s Endoscopy Appeal. The dance class, which meets at St Johns Hall in Settle twice weekly, made the generous donation after a couple of members of the group – who had used the endoscopy unit at Airedale Hospital – felt it would be good to give […]

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20th December 2013 – Carol singers raise funds for hospital appeal

Posted on 12/23/13 by AireAdmin

Carol singing school children have helped raise funds for Airedale Hospital’s endoscopy appeal. The children, from Steeton Primary School, sang carols in the outpatients department of the hospital and were joined by staff from the endoscopy department and members of the Keighley Cougars rugby squad. Julie Blackburn, sister on the endoscopy unit at Airedale NHS […]

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5th November 2013 – Charity gives patients a more comfortable experience

Posted on 11/05/13 by AireAdmin

A hospital charity has helped to buy enhanced equipment for patients to improve their comfort when undergoing endoscopy procedures at Airedale Hospital. The Airedale New Venture charity donated £10,000 to the hospital’s endoscopy appeal to buy three carbon dioxide (CO2) insufflators which are used to expand the bowel wall to enable a better view of […]

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