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Success at maternity open day

Posted on 02/20/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hundreds of people flocked through the doors of Airedale hospital to be part of their first maternity services open day on Saturday. The open day was enjoyed by new parents, mums-to-be and lots of families, as well as those interested in pursuing a career as a midwife. Visitors had the opportunity to chat to maternity […]

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New beds help parents sleep a little easier

Posted on 02/19/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference to a family’s experience of hospital.  Now at Airedale Hospital, parents can stay with their children in a little more comfort thanks to a kind donation from Friends of Airedale. The ‘Friends’ have funded 4 new beds for the Children’s Unit for parents to sleep […]

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Ray’s looking after his heart on Valentine’s day with the support of Airedale nurses

Posted on 02/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Ray Stubbs from Ilkley is looking after his heart this Valentine’s Day, with a little help from the specialist cardiac rehabilitation nurses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Ray lives with his wife Winifred and they have been married for 30 years and have 7 children between them, 22 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Ray was […]

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Helen pledges to run 1000 miles

Posted on 02/07/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

A member of staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has pledged to run 1000 miles in 2018, to celebrate the NHS 70th birthday and to raise funds for the community team she works for. Helen Halliwell who lives in Earby, is the Community Service Delivery Team Co-ordinator at Skipton Hospital and was inspired to set […]

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Airedale Hospital maternity care gives a positive experience

Posted on 02/05/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has been highlighted as providing a positive experience for maternity care and treatment, according to a survey published this week by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 18,000 people in England were surveyed and women were asked questions about all aspects of their maternity care, from the first time they saw a clinician or […]

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Airedale Hospital trials red zimmer frames

Posted on 01/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Photo shows L to R:  Laura Carty, Physiotherapist, Marjorie Harker from Keighley who has a visual impairment using the frame and Stacey Narey, Senior physiotherapist and Team Leader Therapists at Airedale Hospital are running a trial to see whether offering bright red walking frames to people with visual impairments encourages them to use the walking […]

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Airedale’s first Maternity Open Day

Posted on 01/22/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The maternity department at Airedale Hospital is inviting the public to join them for their first ever Maternity Open Day. Taking place on Saturday 17 February in the education centre at Airedale Hospital, the Open Day will include a variety of information stalls, a raffle, tombola and face painting, as well as the opportunity to […]

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New chair appointed for Airedale

Posted on 01/18/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Council of Governors at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has today confirmed the appointment of Andrew Gold as the new chair of the Trust’s Board of Directors. Andrew is currently the acting chair of the Trust and takes up his role of chair with immediate effect.  He joined Airedale’s Board of Directors as a non-executive […]

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Golden donation from long serving volunteer couple

Posted on 01/17/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Volunteers at Airedale hospital have raised money as part of their golden wedding anniversary celebrations. Bob and Carole Smithies, who have been volunteers at Airedale hospital for nearly 20 years, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in November 2017 with a party for friends and family. They requested for their guests not to bring gifts, but […]

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Help to cope with tinnitus

Posted on 01/17/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

  People who suffer from tinnitus can find out how to get help at a special awareness event being hosted by the audiology team at Airedale Hospital. The event is taking place from 2.00pm until 4.30pm on Wednesday 7 February, in the lecture theatre at the hospital.  This coincides with Tinnitus Week (5-11 February) run […]

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