Category: Staff

New director joins Airedale Board

Posted on 07/12/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Mark Lam, a new non-executive director with a global background in digital communications and who is a committed advocate for inclusion and diversity, has joined the board at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Mark is originally from Singapore where his family has always been involved in public service. Mark says: ‘The NHS is unique in the world, […]

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Second Airedale nurse receives Queen’s Nurse title

Posted on 05/31/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A second community nurse from Airedale Hospital has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ in recognition of her high standards of practice and patient care. Liz Thwaite from Airton near Malham is Clinical Lead for Community Nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and based at Skipton Hospital, and will receive her accolade at a […]

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Airedale Anaesthetist adds Dales walk to long list of charity endeavours

Posted on 05/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

An anaesthetist from Airedale Hospital will soon be heading to the hills in the latest of his many selfless fundraising efforts. Dr Ramana, who lives in Sutton in Craven, is walking 10 miles from Grassington to Bolton Abbey on 3 June to raise money for a charity which he set up with friends, Medical and […]

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Airedale in top 5 Trusts for a national CHKS patient safety award

Posted on 05/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has been named as one of the top 5 trusts for the CHKS Top Hospitals programme national patient safety award 2018 – the only trust in the North of England. The CHKS Top Hospitals awards celebrate excellence throughout the UK and are given to acute sector organisations for their achievements in healthcare quality […]

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Staff come out from behind the theatre doors to promote their role

Posted on 05/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Theatre staff at Airedale Hospital were today marking National Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) Day – by coming out come out from behind closed theatre doors and showing colleagues and the public more about their profession and how important ODPs are to excellent patient care. Operating department practitioners work with patients of all ages and are […]

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Rachel wins prestigious trauma audit award

Posted on 04/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A member of staff from the Emergency Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious award for her outstanding work with trauma data. Rachel Barratt, from Oakworth, was announced as the winner of The Woodford Award for TARN Audit Coordinator of the Year at an event held last week.  Now in their third […]

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Airedale consultant sets his sights on London marathon

Posted on 04/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A consultant from Airedale Hospital will soon be joining 1000’s of others as he gears up to run the legendary London Marathon. Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr Chris Healey, who lives in Steeton, is running the Marathon for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice on 22 April. This year the official starter for the marathon will be Her Majesty […]

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Two new Deputy Medical Directors Appointed

Posted on 04/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dr Alan Hart-Thomas and Mr David Crampsey started in their new roles on 1 February and they will provide strategic leadership across surgery and integrated care, as well as having a corporate portfolio supporting the medical director. David, who is deputy medical director for surgery, is an ear, nose and throat consultant who has moved […]

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Health heroes honoured at annual awards event

Posted on 03/13/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dedicated healthcare heroes have been honoured at a special awards event to celebrate the outstanding work done every day by staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The fourth annual Pride of Airedale Awards, which took place on 8 March at the Rendez-Vous Hotel in Skipton,  aim to recognise staff who do their utmost to look […]

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Helen pledges to run 1000 miles

Posted on 02/07/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A member of staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has pledged to run 1000 miles in 2018, to celebrate the NHS 70th birthday and to raise funds for the community team she works for. Helen Halliwell who lives in Earby, is the Community Service Delivery Team Co-ordinator at Skipton Hospital and was inspired to set […]

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