Category: Trust news

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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8th March 2016 – New signs go up at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 03/08/16 by AireAdmin

A couple of the first of 900 signs (pictured) have gone up at the site of Airedale Hospital. They are part of the new system introduced to replace outdated signs and help patients find their way around the hospital more easily – especially the first time they visit. David Moss, interim deputy director of strategy, […]

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23rd February 2016 – Staff say Airedale Hospital acts on patient feedback

Posted on 02/23/16 by AireAdmin

Feedback from patients is used effectively say employees of Airedale hospital according to this year’s national staff survey. The latest findings, published today (Tuesday 23 February), showed that Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s best scores when compared to other similar trusts were for the number of respondents who said they had effective team working and that […]

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29th December 2015 – Local boy wins competition to create Christmas card

Posted on 12/29/15 by AireAdmin

A local boy showed off his creative talent to win a competition to design a Christmas card for Airedale Hospital. Nine-year-old Simon Hudson, from Braithwaite, was chosen as the winner of the festive contest for his Christmas pudding design by Bridget Fletcher, chief executive, Michael Luger, chairman, and Joanne Newman, matron for children’s services at […]

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15th October 2015 – Hospital and local students support safeguarding week 2015

Posted on 10/15/15 by AireAdmin

Students from South Craven School will be performing a drama bases around human trafficking at Airedale Hospital next week (19 October) in support of Safeguarding Week 2015. The performance, by the year 13 drama group at the school, will take place as part of the annual safeguarding conference at the hospital to open the event. […]

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21st August 2015 – Crowds flock to enjoy summer fun at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/24/15 by AireAdmin

From Bollywood dancing to bike race challenges and realistic wound ‘movie make up’ to treating a life-like medical mannequin – these were just some of the attractions at Airedale Hospital’s open day yesterday (20 August). More than 800 people of all ages turned out to the event staged in a marquee in the education centre […]

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