Category: Outpatients

Airedale play team provide distraction during hospital visits

Posted on 07/31/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The play team at Airedale Hospital are transforming the experiences of children coming to hospital by providing play and distraction to help them through their treatment. Play Specialist Katrina Embleton and Play Leader Karen Reece are now offering a 7 day service whereby staff can call on them to support and distract a child who […]

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9th October 2015 – Improved Hospital shop and reception area for outpatients at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 10/14/15 by AireAdmin

The shop and reception area in the main outpatients department at Airedale Hospital are being redesigned for the benefit of patients. The cafe area and shop, which is run by volunteers, will be closed during the work, however the reception area and outpatients department will remain open throughout. The £160,000 facelift is being funded by […]

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14th May 2015 – Save time checking in for hospital appointments

Posted on 05/14/15 by AireAdmin

Patients can now use touch screens to allow them to check-in more quickly to their outpatients’ appointments at Airedale Hospital. Three kiosks have been installed in the main outpatient’s area and additional screens are also being fitted at the Day Hospital entrance and the corridor area outside the Richardson Clinic and the women’s and children’s […]

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16th December 2014 – Young carol singers provide festive cheer for patients

Posted on 12/16/14 by AireAdmin No Comments

Patients visiting Airedale Hospital were given a festive treat by children from two local primary schools who turned up to sing Christmas carols in the entrance. Pupils from Glusburn and Eastburn Primary Schools provided a festive choral distraction in the outpatients department over two days. The visits were organised by chaplain Jenny Smith and matron Sherie […]

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18 December 2012 – Young carol singers provide festive cheer for patients

Posted on 12/18/12 by AireAdmin

Patients visiting Airedale Hospital were given a festive treat by children from three local primary schools who turned up to sing Christmas carols in the entrance. Pupils from Steeton, Eastburn and Sutton Primary Schools provided a festive choral distraction in the outpatients department over three days. The visits were organised by chaplain Jenny Smith and […]

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9th July 2012 – New children’s play area for outpatients department

Posted on 07/09/12 by AireAdmin

Children who come to the adult outpatient department at Airedale Hospital now have a new play area to keep them amused while they wait. The new indoor play area in the general outpatient’s department means that children coming to appointments with their parents or carers or who have appointments themselves to access specialist equipment for […]

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14th February 2012 – Results of outpatient survey 2011

Posted on 02/14/12 by AireAdmin

The findings from the outpatient department survey 2011 for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) today (14 February). The independent survey asked the views of adults who had visited Airedale Hospital’s outpatients department in May 2011.  The outpatients were asked what they thought about different aspects of the […]

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