Category: Research

Hospital team plan community roadshow to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day

Posted on 05/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

In celebration of International Clinical Trials Day, staff from Airedale Hospital are giving people the opportunity to find out more about research and take part in a Yorkshire’s largest health study – at a number of events in the community starting on 22 May. International Clinical Trials Day is held on 20 May each year […]

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Airedale hospital sees significant increase in patients taking part in clinical research

Posted on 08/07/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s clinical research and development team have seen a record increase in the number of patients taking part in clinical research over the last year. The Trust took part in 41 studies in 2016/17 with 830 patients taking part, an increase of 64% from the previous year. The 2016/17 league table, published […]

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22nd December 2015 -Yorkshire and Humber joins the genomic medicine revolution

Posted on 12/22/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Yorkshire and Humber region will be playing a key role in the development of personalised medicine through the establishment of a new NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (GMC). NHS England announced today that the region has been given approval to set up the centre as part of the national 100,000 Genome Project. The groundbreaking project […]

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3rd December 2015 – Airedale patients test whether aspirin stops cancer returning

Posted on 12/04/15 by AireAdmin

Patients from Airedale Hospital are taking in the world’s largest ever clinical trial looking at whether taking aspirin can stop some of the most common cancer coming back. The Add-Aspirin phase III trial, funded by Cancer Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research, aims to find out if taking aspirin every day for […]

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11 June 2013 – Hospital research manager completes study on using acupuncture for Cancer pain

Posted on 06/11/13 by AireAdmin

Carole Paley, research manager at Airedale Hospital, has just completed a major study looking at how acupuncture might be used to help relieve bone pain in cancer patients. She has just been awarded her PhD after studying part-time for five years at Leeds Metropolitan University. Her final thesis was research into the use of acupuncture […]

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8 May 2013 – Why not ask to take part in clinical research

Posted on 05/08/13 by AireAdmin

Researchers at Airedale Hospital are joining the national campaign to celebrate the success of clinical research and persuade more patients to get involved. To mark International Clinical Trials Day on Monday 20 May, there will be information stands around the Trust to raise awareness of how to become involved in research and opportunities to speak […]

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