Category: Telemedicine

Enhanced support for Bradford District and Craven care homes through Immedicare telemedicine

Posted on 05/04/20 by AireAdmin

123 care homes in the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district are being given clinical support for their residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The Immedicare telemedicine service at Airedale Hospital in Steeton has been enhanced with the addition of GPs and GPs with special interests, hospital consultants, pharmacists, mental health specialists and social care to […]

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Stammering service shortlisted for Guardian Newspaper award

Posted on 09/25/17 by AireAdmin

The Stammering Therapy team at Airedale Hospital, working in conjunction with the British Stammering Association, have been shortlisted for a Guardian Newspaper Public Service award for their innovative telemedicine work with patients who have a stammer. The team were shortlisted in the ‘Digital and Technology’ category for their unique project which is a UK first and […]

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3rd November 2016 –  Unique help via video link for people nationwide who stammer

Posted on 11/03/16 by AireAdmin

More people throughout the country are to be offered help with managing their stammer by Airedale Hospital’s speech and language therapists using a video link in a unique service funded by the Health Foundation. Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with the British Stammering Association (BSA) – the UK’s national charity for adults and […]

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16th February 2016 – Project aims to break new ground in taking forward Dementia care

Posted on 02/16/16 by AireAdmin

The growing number of people living with dementia are to benefit from a new initiative poised for launch in care homes across Bradford, Airedale, Craven, Wharfedale and East Lancashire. The pilot project aims to break new ground in the way existing home-grown skills and support across these communities can be harnessed to drive forward improvements […]

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2nd December 2015 – Airedale Team Attend Downing Street Reception

Posted on 12/03/15 by AireAdmin

Representatives from Airedale attended a special reception hosted by the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street last month (Monday 23 November). Helen Bourner, Programme Director for the Airedale and Partners vanguard and Rachel Binks, nurse consultant, digital and acute care from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust joined more than 100 other NHS and care staff at […]

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27th November 2015 – Local premiere of ‘Power of People’ to celebrate innovation in the NHS

Posted on 12/02/15 by AireAdmin

Over 150 people turned out to local premiere of ‘Bringing Healthcare Home’ – an inspirational film about a service run from Airedale Hospital which helps people who may be in the last years of their life. It was shown today at Keighley Picturehouse and is part of the ‘Power of People’ – a series of […]

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12th November 2015 – Telemedicine helps GPs save time and helps patients in care homes

Posted on 11/12/15 by AireAdmin

A telemedicine service which saves time for GPs in East Lancashire and provides the most appropriate care for residents in care homes is being piloted by Airedale Hospital. Nurses based in the hospital’s Telemedicine Hub take calls from staff in care homes which would normally go straight to GPs and assess the residents on screen […]

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20th October 2015 – Film about a local service is premiered at a London Theatre

Posted on 10/20/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

An inspirational film about a service to help people who may be in the last years of their life run from Airedale Hospital is to be previewed alongside four other short documentaries at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London this week. It is part of the ‘Power of People’ – a series of mini documentaries which […]

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3rd September 2015 – Patients with heart failure recruited for technology pilot to help manage their condition

Posted on 09/03/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Heart failure patients are taking part in a pilot project across Bradford and Airedale to see if telehealth helps them to manage their condition and have a better quality of life. The project is being run for 12 months up to December and will be evaluated by York University Health Economics Consortium. Recruitment started in […]

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1st September 2015 – Trailblazers set to improve health and wellbeing of care home residents under national spotlight

Posted on 09/01/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new model of care, being designed in Yorkshire and Lancashire to improve the health of residents in care homes, will be under the national spotlight next week. It is being showcased at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 15 – a two-day extravaganza focussed on transforming health and social care services. The event will […]

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