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Bradford District buildings light up blue to celebrate one million vaccine milestone

Posted on 01/14/22 by AireAdmin No Comments

On Friday 14 January, buildings across Bradford District and Craven will light up blue to celebrate another key milestone in the local COVID-19 vaccination programme – one million vaccines have been given across the district, this includes first, second, and booster jabs as well as third primary doses for people who are immunosuppressed. Council and […]

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New digital health service registers 1,000th patient

Posted on 01/13/22 by AireAdmin No Comments
Phone showing the Luscii app

This month saw the 1000th patient registered with a new digital health service – where people with long-term respiratory conditions across Bradford District and Craven are given proactive support through a dedicated remote monitoring app, transforming their care and reducing their need to access services.  The new service, which was launched in June 2021 with […]

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Leadership arrangements from 1 January 2022

Posted on 01/06/22 by AireAdmin No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Rob Aitchison, our Chief Operating Officer, has taken up the role of Acting Chief Executive from 1 January 2022. Rob joined the trust as Chief Operating Officer on 1st April 2019.  He previously worked at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust where he was Director of Operations for four years.  […]

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Plea from district’s hospitals as A&E departments experience significant demand

Posted on 01/04/22 by AireAdmin No Comments
Airedale hospital accident and emergency entrance

Healthcare professionals at Bradford Royal Infirmary and Airedale General Hospital have issued an urgent plea to residents to only use emergency departments if absolutely necessary in the face of significant demand. With the Christmas festivities coming to an end, an already busy NHS is gearing up for additional demand as people seek help for conditions […]

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Grab your COVID-19 booster before New Year

Posted on 12/31/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

People in Bradford district and Craven are being urged to grab their booster jab before New Year, as the NHS goes all out to protect the district against the Omicron variant.  Vaccination centres continue to be open throughout the festive break so that people can get a jab while they are off work or snapping […]

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Booster jabs hit record level in West Yorkshire

Posted on 12/24/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

It’s been a record week for booster jabs in Bradford district and Craven thanks to the amazing work of NHS vaccination teams and partners. Almost 35,000 vaccinations were delivered across the district, a jump of almost 50 per cent compared to the previous week and the highest number of boosters delivered to date. Additional appointments […]

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Get boosted now!

Posted on 12/23/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

In response to the national effort to protect people against the Omicron variant, the NHS is working to offer everyone aged 18 and over the chance to book a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the end of December. Boosters will also be offered to 16 and 17 year olds following the latest recommendations from the JCVI. […]

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Airedale Finance team wins national diversity award

Posted on 12/17/21 by AireAdmin No Comments
Amy Whitaker and Izaaz Mohammed with their award

The finance team at Airedale NHS Foundation trust are national winners – having won a Diversity and inclusion award for their outstanding work. The National Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Award – in a new Diversity and inclusion category for 2021 – is made to a team working together in partnership that have introduced a […]

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New guidance for booster vaccinations

Posted on 12/06/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

In response to concerns about the new Omicron variant, the JCVI has recommended that booster vaccinations should be offered to all adults and that the gap between the second dose and booster is reduced to a minimum of 3 months. People who are severely immunosuppressed and have had their 3rd dose will also be offered […]

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NHS staff get surprise message from the Hoff

Posted on 12/02/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale NHS FT and its subsidiary, AGH Solutions, have received a very special message of support from a Hollywood superstar – David Hasselhoff. In the message the Hoff tells staff that they have made a difference in many people’s lives, and thanks them for a fantastic year. Speaking from the States he signs […]

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