Category: All Press Releases

Airedale scores highly for equal opportunities for all staff

Posted on 02/25/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has scored highly in a recent report which highlights the experiences of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) staff at work. The Workforce Race Equality Standard programme requires employers to demonstrate progress across 9 indicators of staff experience and supports continuous improvement through robust action planning to tackle the root causes […]

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Interested in being a governor?

Posted on 02/24/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is calling for anyone aged 16 or over to consider standing for election to become a Governor of the Trust.  The Trust has one Public Governor seat available in each of the following constituency areas: Bingley Settle and Mid Craven Rest of England (this constituency covers all areas other than Keighley, […]

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Friends of Airedale hospital charity launch new website

Posted on 02/18/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale Hospital charity are delighted to launch their new internet presence which can be found at FriendsofAiredale.co.uk. The fantastic new website has been donated by Puddle Agency, an established local marketing company with offices in Keighley, Bradford and Leeds. Friends of Airedale have worked closely with the Puddle Agency team to launch […]

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Airedale Switchboard Team Ranked 11th in the Country

Posted on 02/11/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

A 2019 analysis of 175 NHS hospital switchboards and their efficiency has found that the team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have performed extremely well and have placed 11th in the whole country. The project looked at identifying avoidable delays in contacting bleep operators as well as overall efficiency. This outcome is great for the […]

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Information on Coronavirus for the public

Posted on 02/11/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. The risk to the general public is moderate. If you […]

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Musical donation for hospital cancer unit

Posted on 02/07/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Ladies Please choir from Menston have donated £500 to Airedale’s cancer unit from money raised at their Christmas concert. At Christmas the choir held a concert and raffle, and chose the cancer unit at Airedale as their charity. Three members of the choir came to Airedale this week to present the cheque, which was […]

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Airedale Hospital maternity care gets a good report from new mums

Posted on 02/04/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has been highlighted as providing good maternity care and treatment, according to a survey published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). During the summer of 2019, a questionnaire was sent to all women who gave birth in February, responses were received from 111 patients at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The maternity survey asks […]

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Airedale’s first diabetes patients receive medals for 50 years

Posted on 01/28/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Two patients at Airedale Hospital have been awarded medals to recognise 50 years of living with Type 1 diabetes. Fiona Newhouse, from Skipton was the first patient to be presented with a Diabetes UK medal at a special ceremony at Airedale Hospital’s Diabetes Centre in November 2019. Last week, Alan Troake from Ingrow, was also […]

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Panto characters delight children in hospital

Posted on 01/13/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Cast members from the Aladdin pantomime visited patients on Airedale hospital’s children’s ward last week. Aladdin is currently showing at The Muni in Colne, and four members of the cast came to visit poorly children at Airedale to brighten up their day. Visitors included comedy star Rikki Stone, panto dame Steve Boyce, Emmerdale’s Kelsey Beth […]

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Good Cause Award for Airedale’s cancer unit

Posted on 01/13/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital’s cancer unit has received a ‘Good Cause Award’ from Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate after a grateful patient’s partner nominated them. John Hennighan from Ilkley works for Bettys and Taylors, and his partner Adele has recently undergone cancer treatment. He says, “Adele had two types of chemotherapy, the second round of which she […]

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