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Keighley group makes donation in memory of Isobel Scarborough

Posted on 02/11/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group which has helped improve the health and activity of elderly people in Keighley for over a quarter of century has made a donation this week to Airedale Hospital, in memory of one of its founding members, Isobel Scarborough. Isobel was well known in Keighley and was a driving force in many local voluntary […]

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Check on older neighbours this winter

Posted on 02/01/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Bradford and Craven residents are being urged to check on vulnerable neighbours during this cold spell to ensure they are keeping warm and well.

One in seven people living in Bradford district and more than one in four people in Craven are over 65 and are often at greater risk of health problems, such as respiratory conditions, which are made worse by cold temperatures.

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Friends provide special aids for patients

Posted on 01/29/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale charity have provided a generous donation of £3700 for special new standing aids to help patients at Airedale Hospital be more mobile and be moved safely by the team caring for them. The friends have bought five of the stand and transfer support aids, which are light and versatile and encourage […]

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Airedale Hospital maternity care gets an excellent report from new mums

Posted on 01/29/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has been highlighted as providing excellent maternity care and treatment, according to a survey published today by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The survey received responses from more than 17,600 women who had a baby in February last year and it covers all aspects of maternity care; from the first time they saw […]

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Trust receives accreditation for excellent endoscopy service

Posted on 01/28/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The team from the endoscopy unit at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust were delighted to hear the unit had once again been awarded full accreditation by the Joint Advisory Group (JAG) of the Royal College of Physicians for its excellent endoscopy services. An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of the body is examined internally using […]

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Special donation for babies with jaundice

Posted on 01/14/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

With the kind help of a family from Micklethwaite, a half marathon run and Friends of Airedale, a NeoBLUE phototherapy unit has arrived for use on the maternity unit at Airedale Hospital. Jon Warrick and his wife Santa Cordero sadly lost their baby when she was stillborn at the hospital but they wanted to help […]

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Audiology patients invited to feedback event

Posted on 01/14/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The audiology team at Airedale Hospital are holding a special event next week (24 Jan) to give their patients a chance to have their say about the service. The event is for adults who wear a hearing aid from the hospital’s audiology service and has been designed to give patients the chance to play an […]

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New bus stop on the ward is helping patients with dementia

Posted on 01/08/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special bus stop on a ward is helping give dementia patients at Airedale Hospital a quiet and safe place to be and helping them feel more settled whilst they are in hospital. For patients with dementia coming into hospital can be disorientating and frightening as the ward will be unfamiliar and the person may […]

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Donation to Friends of Airedale

Posted on 01/07/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A charity based at Airedale hospital, Friends of Airedale, has received a donation from a local business in Cowling ‘New to You’. Andrea Moore and Thalia Burton from New to You presented the £250 cheque to Friends of Airedale representatives in December. The shop accept donations of clothing, toys, books and bric-a-brac to sell, then […]

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Christmas at Airedale 2018

Posted on 12/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Christmas card competition winner Connor Slater with chief executive Brendan Brown A Keighley boy has won a competition to design a Christmas e-card for Airedale hospital that will be sent to all 2500 staff and from the hospital to other local organisations. Eight-year-old Connor Slater’s design of Father Christmas flying over the rooftops was chosen […]

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