Category: Staff

Airedale Apprenticeships blaze a trail

Posted on 03/05/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is supporting National Apprenticeships Week by sharing the success stories of one of its apprentices, showing how they are blazing a trail and supporting young people to find a career. 20 year old James Fielden from Settle started as an apprentice at the trust in July 2017 from Keighley College and his first […]

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Friends provide special aids for patients

Posted on 01/29/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale charity have provided a generous donation of £3700 for special new standing aids to help patients at Airedale Hospital be more mobile and be moved safely by the team caring for them. The friends have bought five of the stand and transfer support aids, which are light and versatile and encourage […]

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Airedale Hospital receives silver award for supporting the Armed Forces

Posted on 12/11/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is one of 5 organisations from West Yorkshire who each received a certificate signed by the Secretary of State for Defence and the Chief of the Defence Staff. They were among only twelve organisations from across the Yorkshire region which have been successful in winning the award. Each winning organisation has […]

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Over 900 years of service recognised at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 12/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Long serving members of staff, with a tremendous 911 years of service between them, were presented with awards yesterday, to mark and celebrate their commitment and service to Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. 34 members of staff, all with at least 25 years’ continuous service, received their awards from Chief Executive, Brendan Brown, in thanks for […]

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Hospital to host special jobs event

Posted on 10/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

On Tuesday 30 October, AGH Solutions – who manage the estates, facilities and procurement at Airedale Hospital – are hosting a special recruitment event for anyone interested in joining their team with the  opportunity to complete an application form on the night. There are jobs on offer specifically for Housekeepers, Domestic Services, Portering, Receipt and […]

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Staff open day celebrates differences

Posted on 10/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

            It was all about celebrating differences at the staff health and wellbeing day at Airedale Hospital last week with over 400 members of staff dropping in to the annual event on Friday. There were 35 interactive stands and several zones to visit including an inclusion zone where they could […]

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Staff and nursery children build a food mile for Skipton Food Bank

Posted on 10/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children from Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale Hospital helped staff build a food mile this week to show the hospital’s support for Skipton food bank, which supports needy families in the area. Skipton food bank is managed by and based at Skipton Baptist Church and their parcels help single people and families who have found […]

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Nursery staff celebrate double degree success

Posted on 09/25/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

                    It was a double cause for celebration this week as two nursery practitioners from Airedale Hospital passed their degrees from Craven College with flying colours. Elsa Priestley and Vicky Yates, who both work at Nightingales Day Nursery, have both studied on the same degree course […]

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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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