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Airedale Apprenticeships blaze a trail

Posted on 03/05/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital is supporting National Apprenticeships Week by sharing the success stories of one of its apprentices, showing how they are blazing a trail and supporting young people to find a career. 20 year old James Fielden from Settle started as an apprentice at the trust in July 2017 from Keighley College and his first […]

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Newly qualified nursing associates

Posted on 03/05/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Five trainee nursing associates have now qualified after a two year pilot programme at Airedale hospital. The newly qualified nursing associates celebrated with the director and deputy director of nursing, senior nurse practice development, head of midwifery, director of HR, chief executive and other colleagues who helped support the apprenticeship programme, and enjoyed a specially […]

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Donation for new mums

Posted on 03/05/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Pictured: Alison Mastrantuono, Janet Jackson and Kathryn Spencer from the new born hearing screening team with Rev. Hugh Fielden, Anne-Marie Foster and Vera Cocker from All Saints Church, Earby. Volunteers from All Saints Church in Earby have donated essential products for new mums at Airedale hospital. Several bags containing baby wipes, clothes, lotion, nappies, and […]

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Hospital seeks new governors

Posted on 03/04/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is calling for anyone aged 16 to consider standing for election to become a governor of the Trust.  The trust has a number of Public Governor seats available across Keighley, Bingley, Skipton, Ilkley and Craven and Nominations open on 19 March 2019.  The Trust is looking for governors to represent: Skipton […]

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New chairs help with Kangaroo cuddles on the neonatal unit

Posted on 02/25/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Parents and their newborn babies on the Neonatal Unit at Airedale Hospital are enjoying three new reclining chairs to help them get optimum skin-to-skin contact, thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of Airedale charity. The chairs have been proven to help promote kangaroo care, a method which offers support in vital areas such as […]

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Craven Poultry Keepers Club makes Friends donation

Posted on 02/25/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Craven Poultry Keepers club have made a donation of £100 to the Friends of Airedale to help provide those extras that make a difference to patients at Airedale Hospital. The cheque was presented by club secretary Jayne Gillam who also works at the hospital in the Quality & Safety Team. Jayne says:  “We have […]

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Special reunion for Chief and Rebecca after they both have surgery

Posted on 02/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

There was a very special visitor to Airedale Hospital today ( 20.2.19) as a young patient was reunited with her beloved horse Chief, after months apart and them both having surgery. 18 year old Rebecca Slator from Bingley has complex disabilities and in December last year began suffering with breathing problems and exhaustion.  She was […]

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Keighley group makes donation in memory of Isobel Scarborough

Posted on 02/11/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group which has helped improve the health and activity of elderly people in Keighley for over a quarter of century has made a donation this week to Airedale Hospital, in memory of one of its founding members, Isobel Scarborough. Isobel was well known in Keighley and was a driving force in many local voluntary […]

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Check on older neighbours this winter

Posted on 02/01/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Bradford and Craven residents are being urged to check on vulnerable neighbours during this cold spell to ensure they are keeping warm and well.

One in seven people living in Bradford district and more than one in four people in Craven are over 65 and are often at greater risk of health problems, such as respiratory conditions, which are made worse by cold temperatures.

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Friends provide special aids for patients

Posted on 01/29/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale charity have provided a generous donation of £3700 for special new standing aids to help patients at Airedale Hospital be more mobile and be moved safely by the team caring for them. The friends have bought five of the stand and transfer support aids, which are light and versatile and encourage […]

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