Category: All Press Releases

Airedale sees big increase in job applications in response to pandemic

Posted on 05/13/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has seen a surge in people wanting to join the trust, all thanks to the outpouring of gratitude for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic. Support for the NHS is incredibly high and Airedale has seen this with a flood of applications and over 2000 people applying to join the trust in March […]

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Support for victims of domestic abuse

Posted on 05/05/20 by AireAdmin

Measures to tackle coronavirus  have drastically altered people’s day-to-day lives. While it is essential that the vast majority of people do stay home in order to protect the NHS and save lives, the government acknowledges that the order to stay at home can cause anxiety for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of […]

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Enhanced support for Bradford District and Craven care homes through Immedicare telemedicine

Posted on 05/04/20 by AireAdmin

123 care homes in the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district are being given clinical support for their residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The Immedicare telemedicine service at Airedale Hospital in Steeton has been enhanced with the addition of GPs and GPs with special interests, hospital consultants, pharmacists, mental health specialists and social care to […]

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Plaque to honour Captain Tom unveiled at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 04/30/20 by AireAdmin

A plaque to honour Captain Tom Moore has been unveiled at Airedale Hospital, near Keighley, to coincide with his 100th birthday.

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Meritec gifts a truck load of goods for hospital staff

Posted on 04/29/20 by AireAdmin

A company with its head office in Skipton has helped kit out the hospital’s wellbeing rooms with a lorry load of goods, as a way of saying thank you to their local NHS workers. Local technology firm Meritec wanted to help and donated a £5000 budget and asked the hospital what they needed.  Staff mentioned […]

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Wellbeing rooms opened for our staff

Posted on 04/27/20 by AireAdmin

Staff working at Airedale Hospital can now visit one of several special wellbeing rooms if they are feeling overwhelmed and need some peace and quiet. With workers at the hospital facing unprecedented demands, the new rooms are already proving popular with staff that might need to take a breath, recharge or take a moment to themselves.  […]

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Covid-19 discharges

Posted on 04/24/20 by AireAdmin

To date, Airedale Hospital has discharged 136 Covid-19 patients.  This is great news and credit to our all hardworking staff who have cared for them.

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Trusts launch COVID-19 testing in own labs

Posted on 04/23/20 by AireAdmin

Integrated Pathology Solutions, the joint venture between Airedale, Bradford and Harrogate Hospitals Trusts, has now launched in house testing for patients and staff with suspected Covid-19 so they can get a rapid diagnosis and the expert care they need. The lab did this in record time despite having to entirely build the testing capability from […]

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Covid-19 Mental Health campaign launched

Posted on 04/20/20 by AireAdmin

Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters has launched a new suite of tips and advice, focussed on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With many feeling worried or anxious during these challenging times, there are lots of things we can all do to look after our own mental health and help […]

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New health at home NHS website

Posted on 04/15/20 by AireAdmin

Managing your health at home The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it’s essential, unless you feel very unwell or you are told to attend an existing appointment for ongoing treatment. While you are at home it’s still easy to get NHS help using your smartphone, tablet or computer. The […]

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