Category: Trust news

Cancer Patient Panel Members Shortlisted For National Volunteering Award – You Can Help!

Posted on 10/07/21 by AireAdmin

Members of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance community/patient panel have been recognised for their contribution to volunteering in the healthcare sector, and for improving care and cancer services across the area – and your vote can make a difference! The Cancer Alliance, partners at Healthwatch Wakefield (which hosts the panel on behalf of […]

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Airedale Hospital therapist is new activity champion for Yorkshire

Posted on 10/05/21 by AireAdmin

Angela Penny, a Speech & Language Therapist working at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, has taken on an extra role as a Physical Activity Clinical Champion for Yorkshire & the Humber – to help get people in our region moving. It follows the launch of the Better Health campaign by Public Health England (PHE) to encourage […]

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Airedale’s socially distanced Pride of Airedale awards 2021

Posted on 09/28/21 by AireAdmin

Dedicated healthcare heroes have been honoured with special awards to celebrate the outstanding work done every day by staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Individuals and teams across the Trust were nominated by their colleagues with a record breaking 331 nominations received, and 12 winners were chosen from across 10 categories. A large formal event […]

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Comic strips capture Covid vaccine experience of district’s young people

Posted on 08/18/21 by AireAdmin

A series of eye-catching comic strip graphics capturing the stories of young people across the district that have had their Covid vaccine have officially been launched this week to encourage others to get vaccinated. Naureen Hafiz has been working with The Leap and the NHS Covid vaccination programme for Bradford District and Craven to share […]

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Support service launched to help patients after Covid-19

Posted on 08/16/21 by AireAdmin

People recovering from Covid-19 across Bradford District and Craven will benefit from a support service provided by the NHS that has been launched today (Wednesday 11 August). The service developed, by a range of health and care professionals through the Act as One health and care partnership, will be available to those who continue to […]

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Face coverings must be worn in health services across district

Posted on 07/15/21 by AireAdmin

People accessing health services in the district must continue to wear face coverings Healthcare organisations across Bradford District and Craven have come together to remind people accessing health services that they must continue to wear face coverings, follow social distancing guidance and any other on-site information to keep themselves, other patients and healthcare professionals safe. […]

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Airedale Emergency Team highly commended for NHS Parliamentary Award

Posted on 07/12/21 by AireAdmin

A group of doctors and nurses from Airedale Hospital have been Highly Commended at the NHS Parliamentary Awards, after being nominated by local MP Robbie Moore. ‘Hearts in Little Hands’ are a team from the hospital’s Emergency Department who teach children, parents and carers CPR and basic life saving skills. The team, who before the […]

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Walk-in and grab your jab this weekend

Posted on 06/24/21 by AireAdmin

 Anyone aged 18 or over in Bradford district and Craven can get their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination this weekend by walking into one of a number of drop-in vaccination clinics. Dubbed ‘Grab a Jab’ the country-wide vaccination push aims to make it as easy as possible for anyone to receive either their first or second dose […]

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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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New Chief Allied Health Professional appointed

Posted on 12/14/20 by AireAdmin

Jon Lee has been appointed as the new Chief Allied Health Professional (AHP) at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Jon who joined the trust last week, will lead and develop Allied Health Professional services within Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and as part of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Integrated Care System. AHPs are the third largest […]

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