Archive: June, 2021

Blood test clinic in Skipton is moving back to Skipton Hospital from 5 July

Posted on 06/30/21 by AireAdmin

From Monday 5th July the blood testing (phlebotomy) service, which temporarily relocated to Dyneley House in Skipton due to the Covid vaccinations, will be returning to the Day Hospital at Skipton General Hospital. The clinic times for Skipton Hospital are: Mon-Fri, 8.30am – 11.30am You will still need to book your appointment using the online […]

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District receives funding to expand digital support for respiratory patients – MyCare24 set to be largest service of its kind in England

Posted on 06/29/21 by AireAdmin

Following a successful trial during COVID-19, thousands of people with long-term respiratory conditions across Bradford District and Craven are set to receive support through a dedicated remote monitoring app with over £400,000 being invested by NHS England. Thanks to the cash boost over the next two years a total of around 6,000 people with chronic […]

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COVID patient urges people to get vaccinated from hospital ward

Posted on 06/29/21 by AireAdmin

A BRADFORD Royal Infirmary (BRI) patient who was desperately ill with COVID-19 after refusing the vaccine, has sent a powerful message to people who are still reluctant to have their jabs. Abderrahmane Fadil, 60, who was admitted to hospital, “gasping for breath”, said: “Refusing the jab was the biggest mistake of my life. I would […]

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Walk-in and grab your jab this weekend

Posted on 06/24/21 by AireAdmin

 Anyone aged 18 or over in Bradford district and Craven can get their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination this weekend by walking into one of a number of drop-in vaccination clinics. Dubbed ‘Grab a Jab’ the country-wide vaccination push aims to make it as easy as possible for anyone to receive either their first or second dose […]

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Bradford District and Craven to become an innovation hub

Posted on 06/23/21 by AireAdmin

Bradford District and Craven has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent charity, to be part of its new programme supporting health care providers to establish an innovation hub to adopt and adapt best practice to improve people’s health locally. The Adopting Innovation programme is supporting four innovation hubs with funding of up to […]

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NHS trusts join forces to improve care for hip fracture patients

Posted on 06/14/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has joined forces with five other NHS trusts to support hip fracture patients with an initiative that has been shown to save lives, giving those patients greater independence and helping them return home. The safety collaborative seeks to improve care for these patients, often elderly, through the introduction of dedicated nutritional […]

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A new helipad is planned for Airedale Hospital

Posted on 06/04/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has announced plans to build a helipad on its site at Steeton, to enable more air ambulance transfers and ensure people get lifesaving treatment as quickly as possible.

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Local mums fundraising for Airedale’s neonatal unit

Posted on 06/01/21 by AireAdmin

Two mums have been busy fundraising for the neonatal unit at Airedale hospital, reaching a fantastic total of nearly £2,500. Bria Horsfield and Emma Chambers both had premature babies born at Airedale in 2019. Both babies, Harrison and Emilia, had to be transferred for special care at the unit in Burnley, and were cared for […]

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