Category: environment

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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Edible Airedale: food forest project sees 2,650 fruit trees planted across hospital grounds

Posted on 05/10/21 by AireAdmin

Planting of a new food forest has been completed at Airedale Hospital, bringing with it an edible landscape for visitors, staff and wildlife. The 12-month Edible Airedale project – created in conjunction with local community interest group YORgreencic and the environmental charity Trees for Cities – has seen 2,650 fruiting trees planted in various locations […]

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Butterfly Tearooms open for patients with dementia

Posted on 06/20/18 by AireAdmin

Patients at Airedale Hospital can step back in time as a new Butterfly tea room opened this week on ward 6, to help patients with dementia. The tea room creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere on the ward and can evoke happy memories of family outings. The tea room features a specially commissioned wall art […]

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ITV garden celebrity takes on children’s ward garden

Posted on 09/21/17 by AireAdmin

TV celebrity Katie Rushworth will soon be designing a brand new garden for the children’s unit at Airedale Hospital. Katie, who is originally from Baildon, presents the popular ITV gardening show ‘Love Your Garden’ alongside Alan Titchmarsh and will be offering her design services for free.  Amy Kitching, Paediatric Research Nurse at Airedale NHS Foundation […]

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Airedale Domestic staff lead the way in national training programme

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The domestic staff at Airedale Hospital have been sharing their expertise across the country, by advising on a new national training programme for cleaning professionals across the NHS. The team have been a pilot site for the launch of the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP ) Competency & Knowledge Workbook – completion of which […]

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Children get to give a garden makeover to construction site

Posted on 07/24/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children from Nightingales day nursery at Airedale Hospital donned their hi-vis jackets this week and joined the construction team on the site of the new Acute Assessment Unit to create a garden and mini wildlife haven. The constructors of the new build, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, along with Integrated Health Projects who are managing the […]

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