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Airedale Domestic staff lead the way in national training programme

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The domestic staff at Airedale Hospital have been sharing their expertise across the country, by advising on a new national training programme for cleaning professionals across the NHS. The team have been a pilot site for the launch of the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP ) Competency & Knowledge Workbook – completion of which […]

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Up, Up and Away on Graduation Day

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Aran Beggan, Alex Ranton and Martha Cheung were amongst the 30 children graduating from Nightingales Day Nursery today, the on-site nursery at Airedale Hospital. All the children and their parents took part in the special celebration to mark the important milestone of moving on to primary school. To honour the occasion staff organised a red […]

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Children get to give a garden makeover to construction site

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children from Nightingales day nursery at Airedale Hospital donned their hi-vis jackets this week and joined the construction team on the site of the new Acute Assessment Unit to create a garden and mini wildlife haven. The constructors of the new build, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, along with Integrated Health Projects who are managing the […]

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Airedale’s new health care apprentices

Posted on 07/18/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new set of health care support worker apprentices started at Airedale hospital last week. They are the third set of clinical apprentices to join the trust this year. The apprentices will be working on a variety of wards across the trust, from the emergency department to the stroke ward, learning on the job to […]

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Local charity donates bedside TVs to children’s ward

Posted on 07/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured (L-R): Katrina Embleton, play specialist, Amir Khan, SKT Welfare, Karen Reece, play leader, Amjid Ahmed, SKT Welfare (and recently started as Keighley Town Council deputy town mayor) SKT Welfare, a charitable organisation who aim to make a difference to the needy, have donated four small televisions to the children’s ward at Airedale hospital. In […]

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Hospital staff celebrate Eid

Posted on 07/05/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

An Eid celebration was held at Airedale Hospital to give staff the opportunity to join together with colleagues, eat some delicious food and to wish one another ‘Eid Mubarak’. It was organised by Hospital Chaplain Ron Mulligan and was held after the start of the Eid celebrations, to include those staff who had taken leave […]

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Welcome to new Orthopaedic surgeon James Tyler

Posted on 07/04/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new consultant orthopaedic surgeon has joined the expanding team at Airedale hospital. James Tyler, originally from Burley in Wharfedale, has recently begun working at Airedale hospital as part of an expanding orthopaedic team. Educated at Sedbergh and at St Andrew’s and Manchester universities before training in orthopaedics in South East England, James specialised in […]

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Friends help give a garden makeover to hospital courtyards

Posted on 07/04/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale have given the Airedale Hospital courtyards a boost by providing funding of £5000 to help maintain the lovely garden spaces for patients and visitors. The Friends have bought a storage shed for each courtyard and the remainder of the money can be spent on plants, planters, benches or any other equipment […]

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Annual Members Meeting to be held on 27 July

Posted on 07/04/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Annual Members Meeting of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will be held at 2pm in the Lecture Theatre, Education Centre at Airedale Hospital, Skipton Road, Steeton, BD20 6TD, on Thursday 27th July 2017. All members are welcome to attend and hear from Directors and the Lead Governor on the activities of the hospital during the […]

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Airedale staff ‘go behind the smile’ to raise awareness of Rheumatoid arthritis

Posted on 06/21/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital are encouraging people to ‘go behind the smile’ to raise awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an invisible illness that affects 690,000 people in the UK. If someone breaks their arm we can see their injury and understand their limitations. But for the millions of people who are living with an invisible […]

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