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Airedale Hospital receives silver award for supporting the Armed Forces

Posted on 12/11/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is one of 5 organisations from West Yorkshire who each received a certificate signed by the Secretary of State for Defence and the Chief of the Defence Staff. They were among only twelve organisations from across the Yorkshire region which have been successful in winning the award. Each winning organisation has […]

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Over 900 years of service recognised at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 12/06/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Long serving members of staff, with a tremendous 911 years of service between them, were presented with awards yesterday, to mark and celebrate their commitment and service to Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. 34 members of staff, all with at least 25 years’ continuous service, received their awards from Chief Executive, Brendan Brown, in thanks for […]

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Refurbished Child Development Centre opens

Posted on 12/03/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special ceremony was held at Airedale Hospital last week to celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Child Development Centre (CDC). The refurbishment makes the CDC more accessible, child-friendly and allows privacy and dignity for patients. Changes include automatic doors, new toilets and a lowered reception desk to enable small children and those in […]

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Blood buddies group offers support

Posted on 11/26/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A support group for people living with blood cancers has been set up in Skipton and is opening its doors to anyone who needs support or just a friendly face and a chat. The group meets at the Cancer Support Yorkshire Centre on Otley Street on the second Tuesday of every month from 1.30 – […]

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World leading hearing aids available at Airedale

Posted on 11/21/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Audiologists at Airedale hospital are now offering private hearing aids alongside their free NHS range. Two of Airedale’s audiologists, Andy Smethurst and Katie Davenport, are registered hearing aid dispensers with the HCPC (health and care professions council), and are able to offer a range of competitively priced hearing aids from one of the world’s leading […]

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AGH Solutions in top 25% for efficiency

Posted on 11/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Procurement and Supplies team at AGH Solutions Ltd have been named in the top 25% of all Acute Trusts in the country by NHS Improvement for the efficient way it runs its procurement process and how effectively it gets best prices for its products. The national rankings are a result of the Lord Carter report […]

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Mark can carry on fishing thanks to REMAP

Posted on 11/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Mark Bradley from Glusburn has been a keen fisherman for over 40 years but feared his fishing days could be over when he suffered a stroke last year which seriously restricted the use of his left arm. This was when the Community Stroke Team, based at Airedale Hospital, contacted Remap through Occupational Therapist Dawn Osborne. […]

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Friends donate cycle for Settle Health Centre

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre now have a new static cycle to help patients with lower limb injuries, thanks to the generosity of Friends of Airedale. The Sole exercise bike cost £1300 and will be used to help patients regain their cardio fitness and strength. The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre see […]

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‘Know your normal’ message for World COPD Day

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Respiratory nurses at Airedale Hospital are supporting a national awareness day for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

To mark World COPD Day 2018 on 21 November the respiratory nurses are inviting people to visit them on the top landing above the main entrance volunteers’ cafe at Airedale Hospital from 1pm – 3.30pm, for advice and tips on managing COPD, ahead of the cold weather this winter.

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New dates for diabetes courses

Posted on 11/12/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

To coincide with World Diabetes Day (Weds 14 Nov) Airedale hospital have announced new dates for their ‘Diabetes Made Easy’ courses, following the popularity of the sessions launched earlier this year. New dates are available from November at venues throughout Keighley, Skipton, Ilkley and surrounding areas, for people with type 2 diabetes. They are also […]

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