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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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, […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more