Category: respiratory

Check on older neighbours this winter

Posted on 02/01/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Bradford and Craven residents are being urged to check on vulnerable neighbours during this cold spell to ensure they are keeping warm and well.

One in seven people living in Bradford district and more than one in four people in Craven are over 65 and are often at greater risk of health problems, such as respiratory conditions, which are made worse by cold temperatures.

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‘Know your normal’ message for World COPD Day

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin

Respiratory nurses at Airedale Hospital are supporting a national awareness day for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

To mark World COPD Day 2018 on 21 November the respiratory nurses are inviting people to visit them on the top landing above the main entrance volunteers’ cafe at Airedale Hospital from 1pm – 3.30pm, for advice and tips on managing COPD, ahead of the cold weather this winter.

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Airedale nurses to be on hand to offer asthma advice

Posted on 04/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

To celebrate World Asthma Day the respiratory nurses from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will be at Tesco supermarket in Skipton on Tuesday 1 May from 1pm – 6.30pm to offer advice and check asthma control and inhaler technique for asthmatic patients. Asthma is a long-term condition of the airways which affects approximately 5.4 million people […]

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Patients celebrate World COPD day

Posted on 11/13/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group of patients in Skipton are celebrating World COPD Day by spreading the news about the exercise class they have set up in Broughton Community Centre – specifically for people with long term conditions. The group mainly suffer from COPD and met when they attended the Airedale hospital 8 week pulmonary rehabilitation programme to […]

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Harold says farewell to Airedale after 20 years

Posted on 09/05/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A local consultant is retiring from Airedale Hospital after 20 years at the Trust.

Dr Harold Hosker, a consultant in respiratory and general medicine who works on Airedale’s acute medical unit (AMU), joined Airedale in 1997, having trained in Newcastle, and subsequently worked in Leeds, Hull, Hong Kong and Burnley.

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26th October 2016 – Help for patients worldwide with lung problems  

Posted on 10/24/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Michael Crabtree felt like he’d been given a new lease of life after getting help from respiratory nurses at Airedale Hospital. The retired auctioneer from Gargrave was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) seven years ago which has caused him problems particularly in the last three years. Michael was more recently diagnosed with bronchiectasis, […]

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9 September 2016 – Airedale’s respiratory nurses’ first inhalers on tour

Posted on 09/09/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Specialist respiratory nurses from Airedale Hospital’s community team are holding their first ever tour to give advice about how best to use  inhalers. Sophie Carrow and Colette Scully are holding events at Booth’s supermarket in Settle, Monday 26 September; Tesco supermarket, in Skipton Tuesday 27 September and Auction Mart in Bentham, Wednesday 28 September, all […]

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8th February 2016 – Check out your inhaler technique at Airedale Hospital 15 – 19 February

Posted on 02/08/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Specialist respiratory nurses are having a week-long campaign at Airedale Hospital to make sure that patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD )are using their inhalers correctly. Sophie Carrow and Colette Scully from the community health team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, are having an information stand on the top landing above the main […]

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