Category: Organ donation

Craven college students help support organ donation week

Posted on 09/05/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Students at Craven College have joined forces with staff at Airedale Hospital to encourage people to join the organ donation register. The 2nd year media students produced the film to help save lives by supporting Organ Donation Week, September 3 to 9. The short Film shows students talking about the importance of organ donation and […]

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Plaque unveiled at Airedale Hospital to man whose organs helped 5 lives

Posted on 09/12/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The daughter of a Skipton man who donated his organs to help others, proudly unveiled a special dedication in his honour at Airedale Hospital last week, in celebration of his life and the lives he saved. 23 year old Patsy Hofman visited the ICU at the hospital to unveil the plaque of her dad, Matthew […]

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Hospital staff support organ donation at special event

Posted on 04/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured L to R: Rachel Wiseman, Specialist Nurse, Organ Donation, Peter Allen, Governor for Skipton and Dr Eleanor Checkley, Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Lead for Organ Donation  It’s a fact that over 6500 people are currently waiting for a transplant in the UK and 3 people die every day due to the shortage of people […]

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29th October 2013 – Find out why organ donation is so important

Posted on 10/29/13 by AireAdmin

A Specialist nurse from Airedale Hospital will talk about organ donation at an event on site on Tuesday 12th November 2013. The free talk, which will include information on the need for more people to join the organ donation register, what happens at donation and how this changes the lives of recipients will be given […]

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2nd July 2013 – Airedale Hospital memorial garden opens

Posted on 07/02/13 by AireAdmin

Loved ones who have donated organs and tissues will be remembered with a new memorial garden at Airedale Hospital. Staff responsible for promoting organ donation have overseen the creation of the rose garden in front of the hospital’s main entrance. The hospital’s clinical lead for organ donation, Dr John Scriven, a consultant anaesthetist at Airedale […]

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