Category: Orthopaedics

New bus stop on the ward is helping patients with dementia

Posted on 01/08/19 by AireAdmin

A special bus stop on a ward is helping give dementia patients at Airedale Hospital a quiet and safe place to be and helping them feel more settled whilst they are in hospital. For patients with dementia coming into hospital can be disorientating and frightening as the ward will be unfamiliar and the person may […]

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Staff get special preview of new Acute Assessment Unit

Posted on 04/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff and volunteers at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust got a special preview this week of the new £7m Acute Assessment unit as the Trust’s construction partner, Integrated Health Projects, gets ready to hand the building over to the trust as it nears completion. The new 48 bed unit, which opens to patients in late April, […]

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Welcome to new Orthopaedic surgeon James Tyler

Posted on 07/04/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new consultant orthopaedic surgeon has joined the expanding team at Airedale hospital. James Tyler, originally from Burley in Wharfedale, has recently begun working at Airedale hospital as part of an expanding orthopaedic team. Educated at Sedbergh and at St Andrew’s and Manchester universities before training in orthopaedics in South East England, James specialised in […]

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18th October 2013 – Local woman thanks staff at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 12/18/13 by AireAdmin

A Keighley woman has thanked staff at Airedale Hospital for the excellent care she received following an operation by making a donation to the ward that cared for her. Margaret Wild, originally from Glusburn, was treated last month on ward 18, a specialist orthopaedic unit at the hospital, following a hip operation, and was so […]

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31st October 2013 – Orthopaedic only ward opens at Airedale

Posted on 10/31/13 by AireAdmin

A specialist orthopaedic ward has opened for patients at Airedale Hospital. The unit, based on ward 18, is only available to patients having orthopaedic operations, greatly reducing the likelihood of potential infections. Alex Acornley, consultant orthopaedic surgeon and clinical lead for orthopaedic services, said: “Having a dedicated unit for orthopaedic patients is something we have […]

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17th September 2012 – Hip replacement patient races to recovery

Posted on 09/17/12 by AireAdmin

Proud Rosalind Beeson is still celebrating completing the 10k Great Yorkshire run just 17 months after having both hips replaced at Airedale Hospital. On strict instructions from her orthopaedic team to avoid jarring her hips, she achieved her personal challenge which was to walk the race through Sheffield centre. To her delight she achieved a […]

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5th September 2012 – Care improves for older people with hip fractures

Posted on 09/05/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has scored highly in a new report published yesterday ranking trusts throughout the country on the care they provide for people with hip fractures. It is based on the submissions to the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) which was developed as an independent survey, with support from the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and […]

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19th June 2012 – Staff shortlisted for national care award

Posted on 06/19/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a top accolade in the national Care Integration Awards for 2012. The Airedale team has been nominated as finalists in the musculoskeletal care category for their work to improve the care of patients with a fractured neck of femur – hip fracture – particularly for people aged […]

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