Category: Maternity

Special donation for babies with jaundice

Posted on 01/14/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

With the kind help of a family from Micklethwaite, a half marathon run and Friends of Airedale, a NeoBLUE phototherapy unit has arrived for use on the maternity unit at Airedale Hospital. Jon Warrick and his wife Santa Cordero sadly lost their baby when she was stillborn at the hospital but they wanted to help […]

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Special tributes for baby loss awareness week

Posted on 10/17/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

                  Airedale Hospital was lit up in pink and blue this week to show support for baby loss awareness week 2018.  The annual week, now in its 16th year, is an opportunity for bereaved parents, families and friends, to commemorate babies’ lives and break the silence around […]

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Celebrating midwives and new survey launch

Posted on 05/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Midwives at Airedale hospital welcomed in families to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on 5 May 2018 – the internationally recognised day for highlighting the work of midwives. The event asked for families who had previously used Airedale’s maternity services to come and give their feedback about their experience, whilst enjoying enjoy coffee and […]

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International Day of the Midwife at Airedale hospital

Posted on 04/27/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital’s midwives are inviting parents to give their feedback at a special coffee and cake event to celebrate the International Day of the Midwife. The event will take place on Saturday 5 May in the hospital’s education centre lounge and is open to all parents who have had babies at Airedale. Parents can come […]

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Success at maternity open day

Posted on 02/20/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hundreds of people flocked through the doors of Airedale hospital to be part of their first maternity services open day on Saturday. The open day was enjoyed by new parents, mums-to-be and lots of families, as well as those interested in pursuing a career as a midwife. Visitors had the opportunity to chat to maternity […]

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Airedale Hospital maternity care gives a positive experience

Posted on 02/05/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has been highlighted as providing a positive experience for maternity care and treatment, according to a survey published this week by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 18,000 people in England were surveyed and women were asked questions about all aspects of their maternity care, from the first time they saw a clinician or […]

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Airedale’s first Maternity Open Day

Posted on 01/22/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The maternity department at Airedale Hospital is inviting the public to join them for their first ever Maternity Open Day. Taking place on Saturday 17 February in the education centre at Airedale Hospital, the Open Day will include a variety of information stalls, a raffle, tombola and face painting, as well as the opportunity to […]

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New CQC research reveals lack of awareness over right to choose where to give birth

Posted on 09/21/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

New research commissioned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that more women must be made aware of their right to choose their birth hospital. The research, which surveyed over 1,000 women who had given birth in England in the last three years, found that 40% either weren’t aware or didn’t feel they had […]

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Staff provide little bags of essentials for new mums in need

Posted on 09/11/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Newborn Hearing Screening Team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are providing bags of essential products for new mums who come into hospital and are most in need of a little help. The team on ward 21 have worked together to produce Pride Packs.  The packs, which are all packaged in a jersey drawstring bag […]

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Maternity Bereavement Team Award Nomination

Posted on 06/20/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A hospital team which supports families who have lost babies through stillbirth, miscarriage or neonatal death has been nominated for a national award. The maternity bereavement service based at Airedale Hospital has been nominated for a national Butterfly Award, in the Best Hospital Bereavement Service category. The awards recognise the work of organisations and individuals […]

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