Category: Trust news

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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Hospital celebrates NHS 70

Posted on 07/05/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

It’s no ordinary birthday and so staff at Airedale Hospital have been taking part in a week of celebrations, culminating today as the NHS turns 70. Since its formation on 5 July 1948, the NHS has transformed the health and wellbeing of the nation and become the envy of the world and so the Trust […]

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Two new Deputy Medical Directors Appointed

Posted on 04/16/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dr Alan Hart-Thomas and Mr David Crampsey started in their new roles on 1 February and they will provide strategic leadership across surgery and integrated care, as well as having a corporate portfolio supporting the medical director. David, who is deputy medical director for surgery, is an ear, nose and throat consultant who has moved […]

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Health heroes honoured at annual awards event

Posted on 03/13/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dedicated healthcare heroes have been honoured at a special awards event to celebrate the outstanding work done every day by staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The fourth annual Pride of Airedale Awards, which took place on 8 March at the Rendez-Vous Hotel in Skipton,  aim to recognise staff who do their utmost to look […]

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Staff at Airedale recommend the Trust to their family and friends

Posted on 03/09/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The vast majority of staff at Airedale Hospital would recommend the Trust to their family and friends for treatment, according to the results of the 2017 national NHS Staff Survey.

The results of the survey, which were published on 6 March, show that staff are also positive about working at the Trust. Other highlights included an improvement in overall engagement which came out above average for trusts of a similar type; improvements in the quality of appraisals; and a significant improvement in staff feeling there is good communication between senior management and staff.

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New chair appointed for Airedale

Posted on 01/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Council of Governors at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has today confirmed the appointment of Andrew Gold as the new chair of the Trust’s Board of Directors. Andrew is currently the acting chair of the Trust and takes up his role of chair with immediate effect.  He joined Airedale’s Board of Directors as a non-executive […]

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Chairman moves on to pastures new

Posted on 11/07/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Chairman of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Michael Luger, has resigned from his post in order to take up a senior executive role in the education sector in London. Michael worked in education with roles in the United States and the UK before he joined Airedale Hospital in 2014. Bridget Fletcher Chief Executive of […]

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New Director of Nursing joins the Board

Posted on 07/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital has announced the appointment of Jill Asbury as Director of Nursing. Jill, who lives in Shipley, has been promoted from her role as Deputy Director of Nursing, a post she held since early last year. Jill grew up in Wiltshire and completed her general and children’s nurse training in Leeds. Her career spans […]

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Hospital Hairdressers go mobile thanks to Friends donation

Posted on 05/25/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

When someone is ill in hospital they can miss out on their usual daily routines and something as simple as a wash and blow dry can make all the difference to feeling better.  Now the hairdressing team at Airedale Hospital can go mobile thanks to the Friends of Airedale charity who have bought 3 mobile […]

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Airedale Hospital named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2017

Posted on 05/16/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been judged as one of the 40 top performing hospitals in the country. It was named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2017 by the independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement at a ceremony in London on 10 May.  This is the sixth time that Airedale has […]

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