Category: All Press Releases

Parents get together for World Prematurity Day

Posted on 11/21/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Volunteers from Bliss, the charity for babies born premature or sick, visited Airedale Hospital neonatal unit on Friday to give out gifts to families on the unit. Big boxes of chocolates, Bliss milestone cards and fabulous handmade knitted gifts from one of Bliss Airedale’s loyal supporters, Rita Mulryan were distributed on the unit in recognition […]

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Questions and answers about the development of our subsidiary

Posted on 11/21/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Board of Directors of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust decided at its meeting on 25 October 2017 to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary to manage its estates, facilities and procurement functions.  You can read more about the Board decision in our press statement and for more information you can also follow the link below to […]

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Frank and his Swedish adventure part two: three months in

Posted on 11/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Consultant anaesthetist and sustainability champion Frank Swinton is taking a sabbatical from Airedale to study for a Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, in Sweden.  Frank will share his experiences via this blog over the coming months…enjoy! Three months in and it feels like a lifetime! It really feels like winter here now. The days […]

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Patients celebrate World COPD day

Posted on 11/13/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group of patients in Skipton are celebrating World COPD Day by spreading the news about the exercise class they have set up in Broughton Community Centre – specifically for people with long term conditions. The group mainly suffer from COPD and met when they attended the Airedale hospital 8 week pulmonary rehabilitation programme to […]

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West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership Joint Committee of the 11 Clinical Commissioning Groups

Posted on 11/10/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

  In November 2016 West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (also known as the STP) published a draft plan for the area.  You can read this here. This plan describes how health and care organisations, including the clinical commissioning groups will work together on the three aims of the Five Year Forward View […]

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Children watch digging get underway for nursery expansion

Posted on 11/08/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children from Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale Hospital were given the opportunity to watch digging get underway this week by local construction firm Ellison Construction, as work started on the new expansion to their nursery. Nightingales is one of 5 nurseries in the region to receive a share of £500,000 from the Early Years Capital […]

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Chairman moves on to pastures new

Posted on 11/07/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Chairman of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Michael Luger, has resigned from his post in order to take up a senior executive role in the education sector in London. Michael worked in education with roles in the United States and the UK before he joined Airedale Hospital in 2014. Bridget Fletcher Chief Executive of […]

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Think carefully before going to A&E

Posted on 10/27/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Doctors at Airedale Hospital are asking people to use alternatives to A&E on Saturday 28 October, due to important scheduled maintenance work on the IT system. There will be a site-wide network outage on Saturday 28 October for approximately 6 hours, which will affect the connection to internal and external systems as well as internet access, […]

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Trust to set up wholly-owned subsidiary

Posted on 10/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust Board yesterday (25 October) decided to establish a separate company, wholly owned by the Trust, to run its estates, facilities and procurement services.

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Hospital to host innovative nurse recruitment event

Posted on 10/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is hosting an innovative nurse recruitment evening and is offering registered and student nurses the opportunity to walk away with an actual job offer on the night. The event is on Wednesday 8th November from 4.30pm – 8pm, in the Education Centre at Airedale Hospital and is open to all registered and student […]

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