Category: Trust news

Hospital support roles for immediate start

Posted on 03/19/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s wholly owned subsidiary AGH Solutions is looking to recruit people who are immediately available to work in various roles, including hospitality, cleaning, transport, switchboard, laundry, maintenance, security, housekeeping, finance, procurement or portering, dependent on skills and abilities. 

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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 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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