Category: Gynaecology

Memory cards created to recognise early pregnancies that are lost

Posted on 06/17/20 by AireAdmin

Staff at Airedale Hospital have now created special memory cards, to recognise early pregnancies that are sadly lost.  Prompted by a conversation with a patient who had miscarried, the team from the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) decided to develop a card to recognise first trimester pregnancies that unfortunately miscarry, an idea supported by the […]

Read more

Airedale nurse who enabled cancer patients to access life prolonging drug wins top accolade

Posted on 07/10/19 by AireAdmin

An Airedale nurse who ensured her ovarian cancer patients had access to a new drug that could give them extra months of life has won a prestigious UK award. Amy Dugdale, who works for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, was announced winner of the Macmillan Cancer Support- sponsored Cancer Nursing category of the RCNi Nurse Awards […]

Read more

Airedale consultant scoops Primrose Award

Posted on 03/20/18 by AireAdmin

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a Primrose Award for his ‘amazing contribution’ to caring for patients with endometriosis. Mr Stephen Porter was nominated by a number of his patients for the award which was announced at the Primrose Ball in Silsden. The award is given to a health […]

Read more