Category: patient experience

Trust receives accreditation for excellent endoscopy service

Posted on 01/28/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The team from the endoscopy unit at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust were delighted to hear the unit had once again been awarded full accreditation by the Joint Advisory Group (JAG) of the Royal College of Physicians for its excellent endoscopy services. An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of the body is examined internally using […]

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Audiology patients invited to feedback event

Posted on 01/14/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The audiology team at Airedale Hospital are holding a special event next week (24 Jan) to give their patients a chance to have their say about the service. The event is for adults who wear a hearing aid from the hospital’s audiology service and has been designed to give patients the chance to play an […]

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Cancer Recovery Package Patient Survey

Posted on 07/11/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Are you a cancer patient who has received treatment in West Yorkshire and Harrogate? Then we would like to ask for your views. Our West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance is keen to find out patients’ experience of being offered any of the different parts of the ‘Recovery Package’, which means that the support you […]

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Butterfly Tearooms open for patients with dementia

Posted on 06/20/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Patients at Airedale Hospital can step back in time as a new Butterfly tea room opened this week on ward 6, to help patients with dementia. The tea room creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere on the ward and can evoke happy memories of family outings. The tea room features a specially commissioned wall art […]

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Hospital looking for vital volunteers

Posted on 04/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is offering an exciting opportunity for volunteers to take part in assessments of the care environment – starting in a few weeks’ time in May. The Patient Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) take place every year and look at the hospital environment to see how well it is meeting the needs […]

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Airedale consultant scoops Primrose Award

Posted on 03/20/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a Primrose Award for his ‘amazing contribution’ to caring for patients with endometriosis. Mr Stephen Porter was nominated by a number of his patients for the award which was announced at the Primrose Ball in Silsden. The award is given to a health […]

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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 seeks new governors

Posted on 09/06/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is seeking local people in the Keighley West area and outside of the hospital’s catchment area to become governors at the Trust. Foundation trust governors have an important role to play and act as a link between the hospital board of directors and the public.

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First class Family and Friends Test results for Airedale

Posted on 08/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Patients are overwhelmingly recommending Airedale Hospital as a place for their family and friends to get treatment.

The Friends and Family Test, which was introduced nationally in 2013, asks patients to consider their experience of the hospital service that they’ve been using and state whether they would recommend the service to their friends or family. An incredible 97% of the 24,962 patients surveyed over the last year said that they were likely or extremely likely to recommend Airedale’s services, which include outpatient clinics, inpatient services, maternity and community services.

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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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