Category: Neonatal

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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Neonatal unit creates journey bags for new parents

Posted on 03/02/20 by AireAdmin

Every new parent wants to record the special moments in their baby’s progress and it’s very important for parents whose baby is born early and needs special care. So the staff at the Neonatal Unit at Airedale Hospital have created ‘Journey bags’ to help record those important baby milestones and to make the parents’ stay […]

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Neonatal dads celebrate Father’s day

Posted on 06/18/18 by AireAdmin

Pictured: first time dad Lee Holmes holding his 6 week old twin girls – for the first time both together – on Father’s Day Airedale hospital’s neonatal unit celebrated Father’s day by giving cards and chocolates to new dads. The neonatal unit looks after babies who are born premature or sick, and babies sometimes stay […]

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Tiny Tickers machines to help Airedale babies

Posted on 04/03/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale Hospital has received 2 new pulse oximetry machines, all thanks to the generous support of Tiny Tickers, a charity that aims to give a better start to tiny hearts. The machines are one of the ways to improve the early detection and care of babies with serious heart conditions. Newborn screening for a Congenital Heart […]

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Trust welcomes Kirsty back as Children’s Matron

Posted on 11/29/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Children’s Nurse Kirsty Randell has come back to her nursing roots at Airedale Hospital, to take up the role of Matron for Children’s Services. Kirsty who lives in Bradley, started at the hospital as an apprentice in 1994 and has returned, after a stint working at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, as the new Matron. Kirsty had […]

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Parents get together for World Prematurity Day

Posted on 11/21/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Volunteers from Bliss, the charity for babies born premature or sick, visited Airedale Hospital neonatal unit on Friday to give out gifts to families on the unit. Big boxes of chocolates, Bliss milestone cards and fabulous handmade knitted gifts from one of Bliss Airedale’s loyal supporters, Rita Mulryan were distributed on the unit in recognition […]

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