Category: All Press Releases

New free massage service launched for patients with cancer

Posted on 09/03/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

It’s the little things that can make a difference if you’re going through cancer treatment and a new massage treatment service is now being offered to patients of Airedale hospital to help improve their health and wellbeing. The wellness service for patients with cancer was launched today (Mon 2 Sept) thanks to an exciting new […]

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Consultation on specialised vascular services in West Yorkshire

Posted on 08/30/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

NHS England Yorkshire and Humber region is asking patients and the public for their views on proposals for the future of specialised vascular services in West Yorkshire. Vascular services reconstruct, unblock or bypass arteries and are often one-off specialist procedures to reduce the risk of sudden death or amputation and prevent stroke. Currently the specialised […]

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New apprentices blaze the way in our operating theatres

Posted on 08/28/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Two health care support workers are paving the way on a new trainee programme – inside the operating theatres at Airedale Hospital.  Katie Scargill and Jade Callaway are both health care support workers at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and in September will be moving up the next step of their careers as they start as […]

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Blog: My Week at Airedale in the communications team

Posted on 08/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Antonia and I completed a week of work experience in the communications team. I am currently a student studying Biochemistry at the University of Bath. Airedale hospital has been my local hospital for most of my life. It’s where my broken leg was fixed as a kid, where my grandma was […]

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Massage treatments for cancer patients from trained specialists at The Coniston Hotel

Posted on 08/22/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa, near Skipton, will be launching a new service which will see specialist trained spa therapists offer complimentary massage treatments to patients receiving treatment at HODU (Airedale Hospital’s cancer unit) and the Mobile Cancer Care Unit (MCCU). On Monday 2 September, The Coniston will be hosting a launch event […]

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August bank holiday pharmacy opening times

Posted on 08/19/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Many GP practices are closed on the bank holiday, but your local pharmacist can give you advice. Make sure you know your local opening times

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Changes to our electric car chargers

Posted on 07/31/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

We are updating the electric car chargers on site so they will be unavailable to use between 1-5 August. Between Thursday 1 August and Monday 5 August the electric car chargers will be unavailable whilst they are being upgraded to Pay To Use chargers.  Please make alternative arrangements during this time to charge your car. […]

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Dr Maggie Helliwell recognised for her outstanding contribution to NICE

Posted on 07/30/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

A former Keighley GP and current non-executive director at Airedale hospital has been given a special honour – for her outstanding contribution to her work with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE). NICE hosted the awards ceremony in celebration of its 20th anniversary at the House of Commons at the Palace of Westminster.  During […]

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First butterfly release held in the Airedale Sunbeam Garden

Posted on 07/29/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

When a baby dies, whether it’s because of miscarriage, stillbirth, or neo-natal death, a family has very few memories to sustain and comfort them through a lifetime of missing their baby. SiMBA gently supports families to gather precious memories of the short time their baby was here, aiding Health Care Professionals to come alongside families […]

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Ten tips for coping in hot weather

Posted on 07/23/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Shut windows and pull down the shades when it is hotter outside. You can open the windows for ventilation when it is cooler. If you’re vulnerable to the effects of heat, avoid the sun during the hottest part of the day (11am to 3pm). Keep rooms cool by using shades or reflective material outside the […]

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