Category: Palliative care

Dr Michelle Hinchliffe reunited with palliative care team at Airedale Hospital

Posted on 11/17/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Michelle Hinchliffe as palliative care consultant. She will be working between the hospital and the Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope, and brings with her a wealth of knowledge about palliative care and medicine. Although Dr Hinchliffe is originally from Telford in Shropshire, she worked at Airedale […]

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Gold Standard award for Airedale Hospital wards

Posted on 10/21/19 by AireAdmin

Wards 6 and 9 at Airedale Hospital have received a prestigious award, the Gold Standards Framework (GSF), recognising their commitment to delivering excellent end of life care. The GSF is a national scheme encouraging healthcare professionals to initiate advance care planning conversations with patients who have irreversible, life-limiting health conditions. This includes diseases such as advanced […]

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New lease of life for Castleberg Hospital

Posted on 10/16/19 by AireAdmin

Castleberg community hospital has now re-opened its doors to patients. Following a major programme of repair and refurbishment, the first patients were welcomed by staff at Castleberg Hospital on Monday 7 October. The hospital provides bed-based intermediate care – often called ‘step-up and step-down’ care – for 10 people.  This involves short periods of assessment […]

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Physiotherapist receives Yorkshire Women of Achievement Award

Posted on 08/28/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

          A physiotherapist from Airedale Hospital has been given a ‘Yorkshire women of achievement’ award for her outstanding contribution to Manorlands, the Sue Ryder hospice in Keighley. The awards celebrated Yorkshire women who work in the fields of business, education, sport, arts and health, as well as paying tribute to those […]

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Trust unveils Pledge tree for Dying Matters week

Posted on 05/21/18 by AireAdmin

If you knew this was your last day of life what would you do?  How would you like to be remembered? Do you know what your loved ones would want at their funeral?  These were some of the questions staff at Airedale Hospital encouraged people to think about at a Death Café, organised to celebrate […]

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Encouragement to talk about death

Posted on 05/08/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The palliative care team at Airedale hospital is aiming to get people talking about a taboo subject: death. Events are taking place at the hospital as part of the nationwide annual Dying Matters Awareness Week, which runs from 14-20 May. A Death Café, where visitors and staff are invited to enjoy tea and cake in […]

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30th December 2016 – Airedale’s palliative care consultant named in the New Year Honours List

Posted on 12/31/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Specialist palliative care consultant Dr Helen Livingstone is ‘humbled’ to receive an MBE in this year’s New Years Honours for her services to end of life healthcare. Dr Livingstone, who is currently working at Sue Ryder Manorlands, accepted the award on behalf of her palliative care team including consultants Drs Michael Hughes  and Linda Wilson […]

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