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17 February 2017 – darts and dominoes raise money for stroke patients

Posted on 02/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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Darts and dominoes at a local pub led to a generous donation to Airedale Hospital’s Stroke ward.

Customers of the Helwith Bridge Inn, near Horton-in-Ribblesdale helped to raise £1211 with a darts and dominoes night, after one of their regulars, Avril Palmer, was cared for by the team on the Stroke ward.

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14 February 2017 – Outpatients car park closed for one week from 19 February

Posted on 02/14/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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The Outpatients car park at Airedale Hospital will be closed for a week from Sunday 19 February.

The car park – officially known as car park P1 – is the smaller of the two main patient and visitor car parks at the hospital, located near the Outpatients department. It will be closed for a week to allow essential works to be carried out as part of the installation of the new car parking barrier scheme. The big P3 West car park will remain open along with the parking spaces immediately in front of Outpatients.

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Airedale Hospital on the lookout for new volunteers

Posted on 02/09/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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Airedale Hospital is looking for new volunteers to help in its busy shops and cafes and for the ward trolley which gives patients a vital personal service to make sure they have everything they need whilst they are in hospital.   A few hours a week are all that’s needed and there are lots of […]

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Airedale Anaesthetist wins Britain’s ‘most brutal race’

Posted on 01/30/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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Airedale Anaesthetist Tom Hollins has won what has been called Britain’s most brutal race and sealed his place as one of the race legends.  Tom finished the gruelling race (on 19.1.17) in an incredible 99 hours and 25 minutes, putting himself in the racing elite history as one of only 2 athletes to complete the […]

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7 trailblazers join trust in new nursing role

Posted on 01/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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7 trainees joined Airedale NHS Foundation Trust today for a brand new nursing associate programme – helping to transform the nursing and care workforce for the future.  The trailblazing programme will create a new type of care worker with the skills to assist, support and complement the care given by registered nurses. The 2 year […]

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20 January 2017 – Car parking works at Airedale Hospital

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Work has begun on the installation of a new barrier-controlled car park system at Airedale Hospital this month.

The car park works, which are taking place between January and the end of March, have been planned as a result of patient and visitor feedback. The changes include a clear separation of staff and visitor parking, barrier controls and a pay on exit scheme, and are designed to make parking easier and charges fairer, particularly for people who only visit the hospital for a short time.

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19th January 2017- Hospital wheelchairs recycled by prisoners to help people with disabilities living overseas in poverty

Posted on 01/19/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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A new venture is being rolled out to recycle and re-build Airedale hospital’s wheelchairs to help people with disabilities living in poverty overseas. The mobility team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is working in partnership with Bradford Based charity Margaret Carey Foundation, who collect old wheelchairs to take to HMP Garth Prison, in Chorley, so […]

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16 January 2017 – Hospital restaurant gains gold award for going that extra mile to tackle obesity

Posted on 01/16/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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Airedale Hospital’s visitor and staff restaurant has won a gold standard award for going that ‘extra mile’ to promote healthier food choices. Staff who work in the restaurant celebrating after receiving their Good Food Bradford Award in a scheme run by West Yorkshire trading standards and Bradford Council to help tackle obesity in the district. […]

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16th January 2017 – Local NHS launches campaign to cut medicines waste

Posted on 01/16/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

People in Bradford district and Craven are being asked to take control of their medicines as part of a drive to drastically reduce medicines waste. Cutting medicines waste is a key part of the It’s Your NHS, Don’t Waste It campaign which was launched by NHS Bradford City, NHS Bradford Districts and NHS Airedale, Wharfedale […]

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13th January 2017 – New scales are worth their weight in gold

Posted on 01/13/17 by AireAdmin No Comments
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Weighing up the benefits of their new scales are: Val Akroyd, health care support worker; Eileen Proud, president of Friends of Airedale and Julie Blackburn, sister of endoscopy ward. Four sets of very accurate weighing scales have been bought to help patients visiting Airedale Hospital’s endoscopy unit a cost of £1,500 by the trust’s charity […]

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