Category: Telemedicine

Airedale telehealth project wins national award

Posted on 12/29/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital’s Digital Hub has scooped a national award.

The Trust’s Telehealth in Care Homes project won Health Business magazine’s Telehealth award at a ceremony in London on 14 December.

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Stammering service shortlisted for Guardian Newspaper award

Posted on 09/25/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

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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NHS National Medical Director “visits” Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS National Medical Director, has paid a virtual visit to Airedale Hospital as part of an initiative that has seen the growing use of telemedicine in care homes around the country.

Airedale’s leading telemedicine service supports staff in more than 530 care homes around the country, including as far afield as the Isle of Man. The round-the-clock service is designed to improve the quality of life and end of life experience of thousands of nursing and care home residents by using technology in an innovative way to help vulnerable, frail, elderly people, many with multiple long term conditions including dementia.

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

Posted on 11/03/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

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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18th February 2016 – New Digital Care Hub opens at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 02/18/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new Digital Care Hub has opened at Airedale Hospital with space to extend and integrate services such as telemedicine which will benefit more patients and care homes. It has replaced the Telemedicine Hub at the Day Hospital and is based in the former ward 15 which has been refurbished to make it fit for […]

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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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