Archive: May, 2017

Airedale ‘Stork Walkers’ step to the top

Posted on 05/26/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A team of midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) from Airedale NHS Foundation trust have won a national pedometer challenge organised by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The Challenge was part of the RCM’s Caring for You Campaign. Through collaborations with hospitals across the UK this aims to improve staff health and wellbeing. Over […]

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Airedale Hospital runners fly the flag in the US

Posted on 05/25/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A group of friends from Airedale Hospital flew over 3500 miles to wave the flag for Great Britain in a 25k run in Michigan, all to support their friend and teammate Jill Atherton. Jill, a physiotherapist at Airedale Hospital, was joined on her transatlantic trip by friend Victoria Wilson and Rebecca Malin, Gillian Elsworth and […]

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Meet Dr Gnorma Gnome at Airedale hospital

Posted on 05/23/17 by AireAdmin

A special garden gnome has taken up residence in one of the courtyard gardens at Airedale hospital. The gnomes have been created by Chris Pointon, the husband of Dr Kate Granger who began the #hellomynameis campaign. They depict a cheerful gnome doctor with the #hellomynameis badge, and  are available in some Asda stores. Sara Robinson, […]

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Airedale staff make a Butterfly tree to celebrate Dementia awareness week

Posted on 05/22/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital created a butterfly pledge tree and hosted a marketplace event to raise awareness of those patients living with dementia. The event was an opportunity to showcase all of the work being done to support patients including the new butterfly activity trolleys for use on the wards and John’s campaign which promotes flexible visiting […]

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Airedale Anaesthetist gets Yorkshire sporting achievement award

Posted on 05/18/17 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital Anaesthetist Tom Hollins has been given a Yorkshire Society award for his sporting achievement of completing and winning the gruelling 268 mile Montane Spine Race.  The award, presented at the Yorkshire Society annual dinner and awards evening held at the Hilton Hotel in Leeds, was given to Tom in recognition of his win. […]

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Airedale Hospital named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2017

Posted on 05/16/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has been judged as one of the 40 top performing hospitals in the country. It was named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2017 by the independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement at a ceremony in London on 10 May.  This is the sixth time that Airedale has […]

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New kit bags for Craven Collaborative Care Team

Posted on 05/08/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Collaborative Care Team at Skipton Hospital took delivery of brand new red kit bags this week, thanks to the Friends of Airedale charity. The bags contain vital equipment that staff need when doing their daily visits – thermometers, stethoscopes, needles, a glucometer, a rescue mask for CRP and sample bottles and dressings.  The extra […]

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Hospital manager graduates from prestigious leadership programme

Posted on 05/08/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A senior manager from Airedale Hospital has graduated from the prestigious Nye Bevan Programme – designed to develop NHS leaders of the future. David Moss, Assistant Director of Estates and Facilities at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, gained a place after a competitive application process and as a result of completing the programme, he has been […]

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Airedale midwives offer shopping centre drop in for mums to be on 6 May

Posted on 05/03/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital’s midwives will be out in the community next week and invite expectant mums to call in and meet them and ask any questions to help celebrate International Day of the Midwife. The midwifery team will be visiting Airedale shopping centre in Keighley on Saturday 6 May between 9.00am and 4.00pm – so that […]

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Death café and information fair on 11 May at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 05/02/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Members of the public are being invited to a special café and information event at Airedale Hospital to talk about a taboo subject – death. The Death Café is being organised by the palliative care team on Thursday 11 May, between 10am and 2pm, as part of the national Dying Matters Awareness Week.  Visitors and […]

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