Category: All Press Releases

Why speaking up matters

Posted on 10/18/20 by AireAdmin

October is Freedom To Speak Up (FTSU) month and Jo Harrison, Director of People and OD, has written a short blog to explain why speaking up is important at Airedale. What’s your name and what is your role? Hello my name is Jo Harrison, I am the Director of People and Organisational Development here at […]

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Airedale Hospital surgeons launch first NHS one stop clinic for shoulder pain

Posted on 10/14/20 by AireAdmin

Orthopaedic Surgeons at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust in West Yorkshire have launched the first NHS ‘one-stop’ upper limb clinic to include a consultant radiologist, significantly reducing waiting and treatment times for patients with shoulder pain. The new clinic which opened this week will mean patients with shoulder or elbow problems including bursitis, impingement or rotator […]

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New lead governor appointed at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 10/07/20 by AireAdmin

Karen Ellison, a medico-legal consultant from Burley in Wharfedale, is the new lead governor at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.  Karen joined the Council of Governors 18 months ago when she was elected to represent Ilkley and Wharfedale and takes over from Jerry Stanford in the role.   She qualified as a doctor in 1987 and specialised in […]

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Double celebration for our ‘Future Focussed’ finance team

Posted on 09/30/20 by AireAdmin

A member of the finance team at Airedale Hospital has received a national Value Maker award in recognition of her outstanding teamwork.  Amy Denning, who is a finance manager at the trust, was named Team Player of the year at the Future-Focussed Finance virtual ceremony on 24 September.  The Team Player Award is given to […]

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Watch our Annual Members’ Meeting and AGM online

Posted on 09/22/20 by AireAdmin

The Trust’s Annual Members Meeting (AMM) and Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Friday 18 September, led by Chair Andrew Gold, CEO Brendan Brown and Lead Governor Jerry Stanford.  If you would like to watch the meeting, click on the link below which will take you to the recording on YouTube. Watch Airedale’s AMM/AGM […]

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Phlebotomy (blood testing) service at Skipton Hospital is moving location

Posted on 09/18/20 by AireAdmin

From Monday 21st September the Phlebotomy (blood testing) service at Skipton Hospital will be moving – from the main building to the Day Hospital which is situated around the back of Skipton hospital. This change gives a larger waiting area and more clinic space, allowing the hospital to provide more patient tests. Patients can get […]

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Airedale one of first in the country to use Surgicube

Posted on 09/14/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is the first hospital in Yorkshire and one of the first trusts in the country using the latest pioneering technology for patients having cataract surgery.  The opening of Airedale Hospital’s brand new SurgiCube operation unit, means patients can now have microsurgeries, like cataract surgery, quickly, easily and safely as day patients […]

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Photograph donation brings the Dales into hospital

Posted on 09/03/20 by AireAdmin

A Dales photographer has donated 30 stunning portraits of people living around Ingleborough to be displayed at Airedale and Castleberg hospitals.

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Join our virtual Annual General Meeting on 18 September

Posted on 08/28/20 by AireAdmin

The Trust’s Annual Members Meeting and Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 18 September 1.30pm – 3.15pm. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic this will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams Live.

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Changes to the way you get your blood tests done at Airedale Hospital, Keighley Health Centre and Skipton General Hospital.

Posted on 08/25/20 by AireAdmin

As we restart some of our services it’s important that they are delivered in a COVID-secure way. Our priority always remains the safety of our patients and our staff. So we’re making some changes to the way you can get your blood tests at Airedale Hospital, Keighley Health Centre and Skipton General Hospital. From 1 […]

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