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Money raised for Friends of Airedale through local Co-op stores

Posted on 12/10/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Local Co-op stores and customers have been raising money for the Friends of Airedale hospital charity through their Local Community Fund. Money is raised by Co-op members where 1% of what they spend on selected Co-op branded products and services goes to support local causes through the Local Community Fund. Members can choose a local cause for their […]

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Doctors ask people with winter vomiting bug not to visit family and friends in hospitals, care and nursing homes

Posted on 12/06/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

People are being asked not to visit hospital with symptoms of norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, as cases rise across Bradford district and Craven.

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Family donate vital equipment in memory of Jim Tattersall

Posted on 12/04/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The family of well-known and much-loved man from Brierfield have donated vital equipment in his memory.  Jim Tattersall died in tragic circumstances last year whilst celebrating his wedding anniversary in Wales and his family wanted to create a legacy in his memory, at Airedale Hospital, where he had been a patient.  Mr Tattersall had told […]

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Castleberg celebrates with an official opening

Posted on 11/27/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Castleberg Hospital had its official opening yesterday and staff, patients and their families gathered to celebrate. Andrew Gold, Chair of Airedale NHS Foundation trust cut the ribbon and said: “There are opportunities like this as Chairman of the trust and a resident of Skipton that make me feel very proud.  It’s being proud to see […]

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Cobbydale singers support Airedale cancer unit

Posted on 11/26/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Members of the Silsden based Cobbydale Singers presented a cheque for £450 to support Airedale Hospital’s cancer unit, a cause close to their hearts as one of their singers, Christine Whinnerah, has been a patient at the unit over the last year.  The money was raised at their 25th anniversary concert. Elaine Isherwood, who started […]

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Pressure ulcer prevention advice at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 11/22/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Health professionals at Airedale Hospital have been promoting pressure ulcer prevention as part of Worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcers Day, which took place on 21 November. Pressure ulcers can affect any part of the body that is put under pressure for long periods of time. They’re most common on bony parts of the body, such as […]

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Over 650 years’ service recognised at Airedale hospital

Posted on 11/20/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Long serving members of staff with 677 years of service between them were presented with awards this week (18 November), to mark and celebrate their commitment and service to Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. 27 members of staff from a wide range of job roles reached at least 25 years’ service at Airedale. 13 members of […]

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Our next recruitment event for registered and student nurses is on 7 November

Posted on 10/29/19 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 a conditional job offer on the night. The event is on Thursday 7 November, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm in the Education Centre, Building 18 at Airedale Hospital. The trust has a number of […]

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Addingham WI donate £300 for our stroke unit

Posted on 10/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Members of Addingham WI visited the hospital today to hand over a cheque for £300 after being moved to help the stroke unit when one of their speakers shared her story with them about the care she had received. Julie Bridgman from Addingham WI said:  “We are always doing fundraising for local charities, they have […]

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Gold Standard award for Airedale Hospital wards

Posted on 10/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Wards 6 and 9 at Airedale Hospital have received a prestigious award, the Gold Standards Framework (GSF), recognising their commitment to delivering excellent end of life care. The GSF is a national scheme encouraging healthcare professionals to initiate advance care planning conversations with patients who have irreversible, life-limiting health conditions. This includes diseases such as advanced […]

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