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Panto characters delight children in hospital

Posted on 01/13/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Cast members from the Aladdin pantomime visited patients on Airedale hospital’s children’s ward last week. Aladdin is currently showing at The Muni in Colne, and four members of the cast came to visit poorly children at Airedale to brighten up their day. Visitors included comedy star Rikki Stone, panto dame Steve Boyce, Emmerdale’s Kelsey Beth […]

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Good Cause Award for Airedale’s cancer unit

Posted on 01/13/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital’s cancer unit has received a ‘Good Cause Award’ from Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate after a grateful patient’s partner nominated them. John Hennighan from Ilkley works for Bettys and Taylors, and his partner Adele has recently undergone cancer treatment. He says, “Adele had two types of chemotherapy, the second round of which she […]

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Our Christmas card winner

Posted on 12/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A Bradley boy has won a competition to design a Christmas e-card for Airedale hospital that was sent to all 2500 staff and from the hospital to other local organisations. Twelve year-old Josh Draper’s design of a singing Christmas tree was chosen as the winner of the festive contest by Brendan Brown, chief executive of […]

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Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign returns to combat loneliness and social isolation this winter

Posted on 12/16/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s community campaign ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ returns  in December to help prevent loneliness and social isolation this winter. This phase builds on the success of the campaign earlier this year when local people carried out over 46,000 acts of kindness in their local neighbourhoods across Bradford […]

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Staff support Elf Day for patients with dementia

Posted on 12/11/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital have taken part in raising awareness for Alzheimer’s and Dementia by unleashing their inner elf.   Elf Day, which took place on 6 December, raises money for people affected by dementia by spreading some festive cheer. Staff on the pre assessment unit on ward 22 held a cake sale and raffle, with […]

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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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