Category: Public health

17th November 2015 – Stop the pressure

Posted on 11/17/15 by AireAdmin

What is a pressure ulcer, who can get them and how can you prevent them? Will be the questions answered by clinical leaders across Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, next week. As part of the world-wide Stop Pressure Ulcer Day on Thursday 19 November, NHS staff will be out in the community raising awareness of pressure […]

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17th November 2015 – Celebrities pledge support to encourage the nation to Stay Well This Winter

Posted on 11/17/15 by AireAdmin

With the winter season upon us and the launch of Self Care Week today (Monday 16th November), a number of the country’s famous faces are supporting a major drive to help the nation keep well over the winter months. The celebrities backing ‘The Stay Well This Winter’ campaign, a joint initiative from NHS England and […]

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14th October 2015 – Stay well this winter – getting the flu vaccination

Posted on 10/14/15 by AireAdmin

Those at risk from the flu across the district are being asked to stay well this winter by getting their flu vaccination to protect themselves, and loved ones. This year’s flu season has now started and those invited to get a flu vaccination, by their GP or employer, are being urged to take up 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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10th March 2015 – Drop-in for information about your health at a more convenient location

Posted on 03/10/15 by AireAdmin

People visiting at Airedale Hospital can now easily find out more about health conditions or available support as the patient information service has moved to a more convenient location. This week the service will open as a drop-in centre on the landing above the main entrance in a small room which has been refurbished thanks […]

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