Category: All Press Releases

50 for 50 challenge raises over £3000 for hospital charities

Posted on 08/12/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital’s 50 for 50 challenge, set to mark the 50th anniversary, has raised over £3000 for its own Airedale Hospital and Community Charity. Back in July the hospital asked people to support them by competing different challenges.  The supporters include: The Stripey Badger Bookshop in Grassington who had already donated book vouchers for hospital […]

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New medical director appointed

Posted on 08/12/20 by AireAdmin

Following a rigorous selection procedure Deputy Medical Director and ENT surgeon David Crampsey has been appointed as Medical Director at Airedale NHS Foundation trust.  He joins the board with responsibility for leadership of medical colleagues at the trust and for delivering high quality care for our communities. David was appointed as Interim Executive Medical Director […]

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NHS Volunteer Responders are here to help

Posted on 08/05/20 by AireAdmin

New restrictions are in place in Bradford and NHS Volunteer Responders are still here to help those self-isolating, including people with long term health conditions or who have been advised to shield at any point. If you or someone you know needs helps with essential tasks, NHS Volunteer Responders are here to help – please […]

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Airedale Hospital COVID study is reported in global medical journal

Posted on 08/05/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been mentioned in the renowned New England Journal of Medicine, as one of the hospitals involved in trials of a drug which aims to help patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms. Dexamethasone was one of the patient treatments tested at part of the nationwide RECOVERY trial that is seeking drugs and […]

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Our online recruitment event for nurses is on 11 Aug

Posted on 08/05/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is hosting its first ever virtual nurse recruitment event and is offering registered and student nurses the opportunity to ‘walk’ away with a conditional job offer. The online event is on Tuesday 11 August from 3pm – 4.30pm. The event will start with an introduction from our Director of Nursing, you will then […]

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Visiting at Airedale Hospital and Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Posted on 08/04/20 by AireAdmin

Following the increased local restrictions introduced across Bradford district by the government on Thursday night, hospitals in the Bradford district are reminding everyone of the rules on hospital visiting to protect patients, staff, volunteers and visitors. Jill Asbury, Director for Nursing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust says: “In the face of rising infection rates of […]

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Hospital scores well in national in-patient survey

Posted on 07/27/20 by AireAdmin

One of the largest and most authoritative patient surveys has shown that the majority of people who stayed as an inpatient in Airedale hospital were happy with the care they received, had confidence in the doctors and nurses treating them and felt their fundamental needs were met, according to a national survey from the Care […]

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Herd of sheep donated to hospital garden  

Posted on 07/22/20 by AireAdmin

Keighley College has donated two plastic sheep, created by students, to Airedale Hospital for our theatres department courtyard garden. Originally created at the college’s former Arts Factory, the sheep were part of a community project which saw many students paint colourful sheep. Sponsored by local organisations, the sheep were distributed across the town. Following on […]

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Staff go the extra mile for mobile cancer unit charity

Posted on 07/08/20 by AireAdmin

Two nurses from Airedale Hospital have joined a 1000 mile challenge, all to raise money for Hope for Tomorrow, the charity that provides the mobile cancer care units to hospitals across the country. Airedale has two of the mobile units which allow up to 40 patients per day to have their treatments without coming into […]

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Hospital celebrates 50th anniversary

Posted on 07/06/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is celebrating its 50th anniversary, in the same week that the NHS has its 72nd birthday.  As well as marking the golden milestone with its own celebrations, the hospital is asking people to post their messages of support on social media, and to share any memories they have from the last 50 years. […]

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