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Patient observations go electronic

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Health professionals at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are now using iPads to record patient observations as part of a digital revolution improving patient care. More than 800 clinical staff are now using 160 mobile devices across the trust to record patient observations rather than writing them on paper charts. The system automatically calculates the national […]

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Alpacas star at employee wellbeing day

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

It was all about celebrating Airedale as a great place to work at the employee health and wellbeing day at Airedale Hospital last week with over 600 members of staff dropping in to the annual event. There were 50 interactive stands at the event on Friday to give staff a boost and for the trust […]

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Safeguarding Conference success

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

At the end of June the safeguarding team at Airedale Hospital hosted their annual safeguarding conference for different agencies throughout the district, including the latest updates from police and charities on protecting children and adults from the effects of the county lines business model. This fully booked event was organised as part of Safeguarding Week […]

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Elderly Nurse Recruitment Event on 24 July

Posted on 07/22/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Date: 24th July Time: 5.30pm-7.30pm Location: Workforce Resourcing (Location D17) Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Road, Steeton, Keighley, BD20 6TD Care for older people represents the largest area of adult nursing in the UK: why aren’t you part of it? With huge investments by the government into improving care for the Elderly and Fragile, it is […]

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Butterfly release in the Sunbeam Garden on 28 July

Posted on 07/15/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

On Sunday 28 July at 12 noon we are having our first butterfly release in our beautiful Sunbeam baby and child remembrance garden, thanks to the amazing support from SiMBA, Aidan’s Elephants and the Sunbeam support group. This is a family friendly event where there will be a short service before the butterflies are released […]

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A tasty fundraising idea supports Airedale Hospital

Posted on 07/12/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A former patient of Airedale’s Children’s services has used her culinary skills to raise money for the hospital. Matilda Couzens, age 9, from Harden made and sold jam to raise money to buy books for the Children’s Outpatients waiting rooms. She presented the books to consultant paediatrician Dr Amanda Davey. Matilda said:  “I made the […]

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Airedale nurse who enabled cancer patients to access life prolonging drug wins top accolade

Posted on 07/10/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

An Airedale nurse who ensured her ovarian cancer patients had access to a new drug that could give them extra months of life has won a prestigious UK award. Amy Dugdale, who works for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, was announced winner of the Macmillan Cancer Support- sponsored Cancer Nursing category of the RCNi Nurse Awards […]

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Legacy funds Airedale’s own cancer research project

Posted on 07/01/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A legacy left by a patient who was cared for and who passed away at Airedale Hospital has funded a new research project, which hopes to create a more accurate blood test to improve cancer diagnosis. The patient specifically wanted to help cancer research and the project focuses on cancer of the ovary, which is […]

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Recruitment event for Allied Health Professionals

Posted on 07/01/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital’s therapy teams are holding a recruitment event to invite allied health professionals (AHPs) to join their ranks. The recruitment event will take place on Wednesday 17 July from 3pm to 7pm in the education centre (building 18) at Airedale Hospital. This event is for qualified or newly qualified AHPs, people considering an AHP […]

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Our food safety

Posted on 06/20/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Following the recent cases of listeria in pre-packed sandwiches, we have sought and received assurance from our food suppliers that none of the products used on our site are supplied by the companies associated with the Listeria outbreak.

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