Category: All Press Releases

People in Bradford and Craven are encouraged to leave families certain for Organ Donation Week

Posted on 09/20/21 by AireAdmin

This Organ Donation Week (20th to 26th September) NHS Blood and Transplant and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are calling on people to talk to their families about organ donation and leave them certain about their decision. Around 340 people in North and West Yorkshire are already on the NHS Organ Donor Register. However, people need […]

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Vaccine update: Third dose recommended for severely immunosuppressed

Posted on 09/13/21 by AireAdmin

The JCVI has recommended that people who were severely immunosuppressed at the time of their first or second Covid-19 vaccination should be offered a third dose. This is an extra ‘top-up’ dose in response to evidence showing that they may not have responded as well to the vaccine as others and will therefore have lower […]

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Four new inclusive rainbow crossings welcome staff and patients to Airedale Hospital

Posted on 09/13/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has just opened four new rainbow crossings on the hospital site, located at the main entrances and car parks. The rainbow crossings were unveiled on 10 September, during Pride in the NHS week, to recognise and celebrate the LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community. The crossing represents the Progress Pride flag […]

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Introducing digital patient letters

Posted on 09/08/21 by AireAdmin

Paediatric, Rheumatology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology patients are being offered the option of receiving their patient letters digitally.  This is a trial project to see how well it works, and what our patients think.  This system is called DrDoctor.  With your agreement, you will receive a text message from 07860 039094 which will allow you […]

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International, regional, and local speakers connect on week-long inclusion event

Posted on 09/01/21 by AireAdmin

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) is bringing together local, regional, and international speakers for a week-long celebration from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October. The week will showcase the work taking place across the area to connect on inclusion, whilst celebrating diversity within its workforce, learning from others, and highlighting […]

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Invitation to hospital’s annual meeting

Posted on 08/31/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is inviting people to attend its Annual Members’ Meeting and Annual General Meeting on Friday 24 September, 1.30pm to 3.15pm. The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams Live, and anyone can register. It’s an opportunity to meet the Board and Council of Governors, hear about the Trust’s work over […]

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The local NHS is reminding people about the services open over the coming Bank Holiday weekend if they need help.

Posted on 08/27/21 by AireAdmin

People across Bradford district and Craven are being reminded of where they can access health services over the August Bank Holiday weekend when GP practices will be closed.

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Digital care hub shortlisted for national awards

Posted on 08/24/21 by AireAdmin

An innovative team that delivers digital health and care support for people across Bradford District and Craven has been shortlisted for the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards. The Digital Care Hub, based at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, is a service that has been leading the way in technology-based and remote monitoring solutions that helps people […]

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Bradford district leaders and communities unite at launch of anti-racism movement

Posted on 08/23/21 by AireAdmin

Community groups, members of the public and leaders from across Bradford District and Craven have come together to take part in a place-based launch of a regional anti-racism movement today (Monday 23 August at 1pm) in Centenary Square which included a seed and plant sharing to demonstrate how people can nurture friendships and communities. The […]

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Comic strips capture Covid vaccine experience of district’s young people

Posted on 08/18/21 by AireAdmin

A series of eye-catching comic strip graphics capturing the stories of young people across the district that have had their Covid vaccine have officially been launched this week to encourage others to get vaccinated. Naureen Hafiz has been working with The Leap and the NHS Covid vaccination programme for Bradford District and Craven to share […]

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