Category: Charity and donations

Airedale Hospital and Community Charity launches new website

Posted on 08/05/21 by AireAdmin

After lots of hard work and dedication, the team at Airedale Hospital and Community Charity, in partnership with The Working Academy at the University of Bradford, are pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The charity team wanted to create a simple and easy to use website, a one stop place where […]

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New cycling facilities for Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/03/21 by AireAdmin

Thanks to funding from Airedale Hospital and Community Charity and the West Yorkshire Active Travel Scheme, Airedale hospital is now home to numerous secure bike storage shelters and bike tool stands which contain equipment for repairing and maintaining bikes including a pump, tyre pressure gauge, screwdrivers and spanners. These facilities are dotted around the site […]

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Airedale Hospital and Community Charity launches Sunshine Sensory Project Appeal to improve hospital experience for children with additional needs

Posted on 07/16/21 by AireAdmin

The Sunshine Sensory Project aims to improve the experiences of children visiting Airedale Hospital for surgery who have additional needs or sensory sensitivities. It was established by a group of colleagues in the operating department at Airedale Hospital in 2020, and was initially funded by Airedale Hospital and Community Charity. Thanks to fundraising and donations […]

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Stretcher Chair donation from Skipton Rotary Clubs to enhance patient rehabilitation at Airedale

Posted on 07/08/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust Critical Care Unit has recently received a stretcher chair, costing over £5,300 and funded entirely by both Rotary Clubs in Skipton, to enhance patient rehabilitation. The stretcher chair is used for patient rehabilitation at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, particularly patients on the Critical Care Unit and those who cannot get out […]

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Airedale Urology Department benefits from new renal stone fragmentation equipment

Posted on 07/05/21 by AireAdmin

(Photographed L-R: Anita Graham, Hassan Khan, Omer Baldo, Fiona Foulds, Rachel Roberts) The Urology Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has received some state of the art equipment for the treatment of kidney and bladder stones. Airedale Hospital and Community Charity has funded the purchase of a Swiss Lithoclast Trilogy Lithotripter, for the removal of […]

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NHS Big Tea – 5 July

Posted on 05/24/21 by AireAdmin

Join a national outpouring of love to raise money for your local NHS heroes  Airedale Hospital and Community Charity is urging people in the Airedale area to join the nation’s biggest tea break on 5 July and help raise money for the incredible people in our NHS who’ve done so much to help everyone get […]

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Captain Tom inspires a new generation of fund raisers in 6 year old Emilia

Posted on 02/23/21 by AireAdmin

Captain Tom has inspired a new generation of fundraisers and this week Airedale Hospital in Keighley, Captain Tom’s birthplace, received a special donation from 6 year old fundraising champion Emilia Bailey. Emilia, who lives in Eastburn with mum Saraya and dad Sam, was taking part in the national clap to commemorate the life of Captain […]

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Revolutionary new biopsy procedure offered for patients with suspected prostate cancer

Posted on 01/13/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is one of the first trusts in the North of England to revolutionise their biopsy service for men with suspected prostate cancer. Since the summer, Airedale Radiology department have been offering patients a transperineal prostate biopsy under local anaesthetic to investigate for prostate cancer. Around 90% of biopsy patients are suitable […]

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Airedale staff donate 200 Christmas gift shoeboxes to local homeless charity

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

A member of staff at Airedale Hospital has collected over 200 shoeboxes to support a local homeless charity.

Charlee Edgar, a speech and language therapist at Airedale, put the call out to her colleagues for shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts to support homeless people – and they responded magnificently.

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Keighley Cougars raise £3,446 from NHS charity jersey sales

Posted on 11/17/20 by AireAdmin

Keighley Cougars Rugby Club has raised £3,446 for Airedale Hospital Charity following the sales of their special edition NHS shirts. The charity shirts were launched back in April, aimed at raising funds as a thank you to all the key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The club has also donated 5,000 CE certified facemasks to […]

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