Category: All Press Releases

Neonatal dads celebrate Father’s day

Posted on 06/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured: first time dad Lee Holmes holding his 6 week old twin girls – for the first time both together – on Father’s Day Airedale hospital’s neonatal unit celebrated Father’s day by giving cards and chocolates to new dads. The neonatal unit looks after babies who are born premature or sick, and babies sometimes stay […]

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Airedale’s life after stroke support group

Posted on 06/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured: Airedale staff Pam Beaumont and Liz Dawson with members of the life after stroke support group. Includes speakers Grace Summersgill who runs a stroke support group in Silsden, representatives from Carers’ Resource, Cerin Rees who leads a stroke rehab class and Jean Roberts from the Goldies UK charity. Stroke care staff at Airedale hospital […]

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Frank and his Swedish adventure part four: nearly home time

Posted on 06/13/18 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 has been sharing his experiences via this blog over the past year…enjoy! So now it’s pretty much all over bar the shouting. You might remember from my last instalment […]

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Dietitians do prevention

Posted on 06/07/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dietitians at Airedale Hospital donned their fruit masks to celebrate National Dietitians Week and to show that by eating well we can prevent illness and can all improve our health. This year’s theme is ‘Dietitians Do Prevention’, highlighting the fantastic work that all dietitians do to prevent illness and optimise health and not just to help […]

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Volunteers celebrated during National Volunteers week

Posted on 06/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is using national volunteers week as an opportunity to say thank you to their 100’s-strong body of volunteers and to let people know how they can join the dedicated team. There are over 350 registered hospital volunteers working in over 30 different areas and roles across the hospital site. The Friends of Airedale […]

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Keighley Lord Mayor makes his first visit to Airedale

Posted on 06/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

  The newly elected Lord Mayor of Keighley made his first official visit to Airedale Hospital on Monday (4 June) to mark his first day in his new role – and was met by Chief Executive Brendan Brown who was also in the first day of his new job. Fulzar Ahmed, who has also named […]

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Second Airedale nurse receives Queen’s Nurse title

Posted on 05/31/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A second community nurse from Airedale Hospital has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ in recognition of her high standards of practice and patient care. Liz Thwaite from Airton near Malham is Clinical Lead for Community Nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and based at Skipton Hospital, and will receive her accolade at a […]

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Alistair Brownlee sprints in to do the honours at Unit opening

Posted on 05/25/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

British triathlete and double Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee MBE was the guest of honour at Airedale Hospital on 23 May to formally open the new Acute Assessment Unit. His brother Jonny opened the newly extended Emergency Department (ED) in 2015, so in true Brownlee style, Alistair jumped at the chance to open this unit, […]

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Nursery children get ‘Fisical’ with a special fitness class

Posted on 05/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children at Nightingales Day Nursery at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust had a fun time getting ‘Fisical’ this week as fitness coach Tom took them through their paces. Tom Greaves from Fisical Sports come to the nursery every week and provides two, one hour sessions for the 2 & 3 year olds and the 3 & […]

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Airedale Anaesthetist adds Dales walk to long list of charity endeavours

Posted on 05/23/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

An anaesthetist from Airedale Hospital will soon be heading to the hills in the latest of his many selfless fundraising efforts. Dr Ramana, who lives in Sutton in Craven, is walking 10 miles from Grassington to Bolton Abbey on 3 June to raise money for a charity which he set up with friends, Medical and […]

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