Category: All Press Releases

Revolutionary new biopsy procedure offered for patients with suspected prostate cancer

Posted on 01/13/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is one of the first trusts in the North of England to revolutionise their biopsy service for men with suspected prostate cancer. Since the summer, Airedale Radiology department have been offering patients a transperineal prostate biopsy under local anaesthetic to investigate for prostate cancer. Around 90% of biopsy patients are suitable […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination update from the NHS

Posted on 01/11/21 by AireAdmin

The NHS is now offering vaccinations to people who are most at risk from Covid-19. This follows the approval of both the Pfizer BioNTech and Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines as safe and effective after extensive trials. The first vaccinations are being offered to people in the priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and […]

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New teams offer personalised care to expectant mums

Posted on 01/06/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new ‘Continuity of Carer’ teams, to deliver a more personalised service to new mums and their families, with each pregnant mum to receive her own dedicated midwifery team and the reassurance of a midwife she knows present at the birth. Continuity of carer is care provided throughout a woman’s pregnancy, […]

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Airedale Choir sends positive Christmas message

Posted on 12/21/20 by AireAdmin

Staff members from across Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have come together to record a medley of festive songs, to cheer their colleagues, patients and community this Christmas.

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Airedale staff donate 200 Christmas gift shoeboxes to local homeless charity

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

A member of staff at Airedale Hospital has collected over 200 shoeboxes to support a local homeless charity.

Charlee Edgar, a speech and language therapist at Airedale, put the call out to her colleagues for shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts to support homeless people – and they responded magnificently.

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On-going maternity care during the Coronavirus pandemic – update 16 December 2020

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

Maternity care is still essential during the COVID-19 pandemic and services are still running. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all hospitals are trying to reduce the number of people coming in to hospital or for appointments. This will help limit the spread of the virus and take the pressure off NHS services, including maternity services. […]

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Covid Vaccination Update

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

Following extensive trials, the first safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the UK and the NHS is starting to offer vaccines to those who are at most risk from Covid-19. The first vaccinations will be offered to people in the priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), […]

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Phlebotomy clinics at Skipton Hospital are moving temporarily to Dyneley House Surgery

Posted on 12/14/20 by AireAdmin

Our Phlebotomy (blood testing) clinics at Skipton Hospital are moving temporarily.  This is so parts of Skipton Hospital can be used for Covid vaccination clinics. From Tuesday 15 December the phlebotomy service will move from Skipton Hospital to The Barn, Dyneley House GP Practice, Newmarket Street, Skipton, BD23 2HZ. The clinics at Dyneley House will […]

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New Chief Allied Health Professional appointed

Posted on 12/14/20 by AireAdmin

Jon Lee has been appointed as the new Chief Allied Health Professional (AHP) at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Jon who joined the trust last week, will lead and develop Allied Health Professional services within Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and as part of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Integrated Care System. AHPs are the third largest […]

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Grief and loss support service

Posted on 12/08/20 by AireAdmin

If you are experiencing feelings of grief or loss, from any cause, you can access the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Grief and Loss Support Service seven days a week, 8am – 8pm. Call the service on  0808 196 3833, or use text or online live chat at griefandlosswyh.co.uk. Translation services are available. The service is […]

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