Category: theatres

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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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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Airedale Anaesthetist gets Yorkshire sporting achievement award

Posted on 05/18/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital Anaesthetist Tom Hollins has been given a Yorkshire Society award for his sporting achievement of completing and winning the gruelling 268 mile Montane Spine Race.  The award, presented at the Yorkshire Society annual dinner and awards evening held at the Hilton Hotel in Leeds, was given to Tom in recognition of his win. […]

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26th August 2016 – blog by Jonathan Lockwood, graduate trainee about working for Airedale

Posted on 08/30/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

As I write this I know that tomorrow (Friday the 26th of August) is my last day in the organisation and I am forced to reflect on my time here. When I first stepped through the doors of Airedale Hospital I had no idea what to expect. I was excited about the opportunities that lie […]

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6th May 2016 – Airedale joins dementia awareness campaign

Posted on 05/06/16 by AireAdmin

Staff at Airedale Hospital are joining a national campaign to raise awareness of dementia amongst patients, carers and members of the public. They will be having an information stand on site during the week from Monday 16 May, on the balcony above the trust headquarters entrance and talking to colleagues and carers about ‘Johns Campaign’ […]

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