Category: theatres

Airedale Hospital and Community Charity launches Sunshine Sensory Project Appeal to improve hospital experience for children with additional needs

Posted on 07/16/21 by AireAdmin

The Sunshine Sensory Project aims to improve the experiences of children visiting Airedale Hospital for surgery who have additional needs or sensory sensitivities. It was established by a group of colleagues in the operating department at Airedale Hospital in 2020, and was initially funded by Airedale Hospital and Community Charity. Thanks to fundraising and donations […]

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Theatres team named as finalists in national safety champions awards

Posted on 07/05/21 by AireAdmin

The theatres team at Airedale Hospital have been named as finalists in the prestigious HSJ patient safety awards, recognising their outstanding contribution to healthcare.  The award, in the Perioperative and Surgical Care Initiative of the Year category, recognises surgical teams who are finding new ways to deliver consistently safe care, despite the challenges of Covid-19. […]

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Airedale Urology Department benefits from new renal stone fragmentation equipment

Posted on 07/05/21 by AireAdmin

(Photographed L-R: Anita Graham, Hassan Khan, Omer Baldo, Fiona Foulds, Rachel Roberts) The Urology Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has received some state of the art equipment for the treatment of kidney and bladder stones. Airedale Hospital and Community Charity has funded the purchase of a Swiss Lithoclast Trilogy Lithotripter, for the removal of […]

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Airedale one of first in the country to use Surgicube

Posted on 09/14/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is the first hospital in Yorkshire and one of the first trusts in the country using the latest pioneering technology for patients having cataract surgery.  The opening of Airedale Hospital’s brand new SurgiCube operation unit, means patients can now have microsurgeries, like cataract surgery, quickly, easily and safely as day patients […]

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Herd of sheep donated to hospital garden  

Posted on 07/22/20 by AireAdmin

Keighley College has donated two plastic sheep, created by students, to Airedale Hospital for our theatres department courtyard garden. Originally created at the college’s former Arts Factory, the sheep were part of a community project which saw many students paint colourful sheep. Sponsored by local organisations, the sheep were distributed across the town. Following on […]

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Suspension of non-urgent elective operations

Posted on 03/18/20 by AireAdmin

Rob Aitchison, Chief Operating Officer of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust said: 

“As the Chief Medical Officer has stated, NHS services are likely to come under intense pressure as the coronavirus spreads, and we need to ensure that we have as many beds available as possible when the number of infections peaks. 

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New pagers offered for relatives and carers of patients having surgery

Posted on 03/09/20 by AireAdmin

Coming round after surgery can be an anxious time for some patients so the theatre team at Airedale Hospital are now offering pagers for parents or loved ones or carers of anxious patients or those with additional needs , to help reduce worry and make sure the patient’s family can be there as soon as […]

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Hundreds come to see behind the scenes at theatres open day

Posted on 10/15/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hundreds of people came to Airedale hospital on Saturday as the department opened their doors for the public to look behind the scenes at the ever popular theatres open day. There was fun and education for the whole family and the chance to meet the people behind the masks. People had the chance to find […]

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Get behind the scenes at Airedale’s theatres open day

Posted on 10/01/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The operating theatres at Airedale hospital will be opening their doors for the public to look behind the scenes at the ever popular theatres open day. There will be fun and education for the whole family and a chance to meet the people behind their masks on Saturday 13 October, 11am-3pm. Find out how the […]

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