Category: All Press Releases

Hospital thanks its volunteers for their dedication

Posted on 06/03/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is taking time to say thanks for the difference volunteers make to their organisation and to acknowledge the time they give and their dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June.  This year though the trust is saying thank you by sharing messages of thanks from staff on social media, […]

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Hospital launches 50 for 50 charity challenge

Posted on 06/03/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is asking people to come up with some fantastic ’50 for 50’ ideas to get involved to help celebrate their 50th anniversary which takes place on 5 July.  The hospital opened its doors to its first patients 50 years ago on that day in 1970 as 12 ambulances brought the 60 patients from […]

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Airedale joins fight against Coronavirus in ground-breaking new study

Posted on 05/20/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has joined the fight against Coronavirus by recruiting COVID-19 patients to take part in a ground-breaking new study of the disease performed by the partnership between the GenOMICC Study Consortium (led by the University of Edinburgh) and Genomics England. The study, announced by the Secretary of State for Health and Social […]

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DadPad® app launches in West Yorkshire and Harrogate

Posted on 05/14/20 by AireAdmin

West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership has announced the roll-out of a free new app for new dads and fathers-to-be. DadPad® is an information pack in digital form developed by dads to help fathers of all ages prepare for family life at a time when access to parental education classes and midwife appointments has been […]

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Airedale sees big increase in job applications in response to pandemic

Posted on 05/13/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has seen a surge in people wanting to join the trust, all thanks to the outpouring of gratitude for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic. Support for the NHS is incredibly high and Airedale has seen this with a flood of applications and over 2000 people applying to join the trust in March […]

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Support for victims of domestic abuse

Posted on 05/05/20 by AireAdmin

Measures to tackle coronavirus  have drastically altered people’s day-to-day lives. While it is essential that the vast majority of people do stay home in order to protect the NHS and save lives, the government acknowledges that the order to stay at home can cause anxiety for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of […]

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Enhanced support for Bradford District and Craven care homes through Immedicare telemedicine

Posted on 05/04/20 by AireAdmin

123 care homes in the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district are being given clinical support for their residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The Immedicare telemedicine service at Airedale Hospital in Steeton has been enhanced with the addition of GPs and GPs with special interests, hospital consultants, pharmacists, mental health specialists and social care to […]

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Plaque to honour Captain Tom unveiled at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 04/30/20 by AireAdmin

A plaque to honour Captain Tom Moore has been unveiled at Airedale Hospital, near Keighley, to coincide with his 100th birthday.

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Meritec gifts a truck load of goods for hospital staff

Posted on 04/29/20 by AireAdmin

A company with its head office in Skipton has helped kit out the hospital’s wellbeing rooms with a lorry load of goods, as a way of saying thank you to their local NHS workers. Local technology firm Meritec wanted to help and donated a £5000 budget and asked the hospital what they needed.  Staff mentioned […]

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Wellbeing rooms opened for our staff

Posted on 04/27/20 by AireAdmin

Staff working at Airedale Hospital can now visit one of several special wellbeing rooms if they are feeling overwhelmed and need some peace and quiet. With workers at the hospital facing unprecedented demands, the new rooms are already proving popular with staff that might need to take a breath, recharge or take a moment to themselves.  […]

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