Category: All Press Releases

You can help Airedale Hospital raise vital funds

Posted on 05/11/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital and Community Charity is raising funds for two important initiatives. Firstly, the physiotherapy team are making a splash for their hydrotherapy pool. The pool, which has helped provide treatment for thousands of patients over the years, needs to be replaced. It is currently closed and needs renovation before it can reopen. The therapy […]

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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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Airedale surgeon is fundraising to help India’s Covid crisis

Posted on 05/07/21 by AireAdmin

A surgeon at Airedale Hospital is working with Rotary clubs in Ilkley Wharfedale and Bangalore to support medics in India as they deal with the overwhelming numbers of coronavirus patients.

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Think carefully before going to A&E

Posted on 04/30/21 by AireAdmin

Doctors at Airedale Hospital and Bradford Royal Infirmary are reminding people to think carefully before going to A&E.

The Emergency Departments at both hospitals are very busy, and people with less urgent issues are experiencing longer waiting times.

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Act as One Festival celebrates health and care partnership

Posted on 04/26/21 by AireAdmin

A month long virtual festival begins on Tuesday 27 April celebrating health and care partnership projects across Bradford District and Craven. The inaugural Act as One Festival runs until 20 May and features a mix of local speakers as well as key national experts joining events throughout the month. Dr Habib Naqvi, Director of the […]

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Act as One Festival – first set of events now open for booking

Posted on 04/20/21 by AireAdmin

Booking is now open for the first week of events for the Act as One Festival that starts on Tuesday 27 April. We are delighted that we will be joined by two national speakers during our first week. Dr Habib Naqvi, Director for the NHS Race and Health Observatory will be speaking at the ‘Acting […]

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Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine – update

Posted on 04/08/21 by AireAdmin

New guidance has been issued for the use of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

This follows further reviews by the independent regulator, the MHRA, and the Commission for Human Medicines, of a very small number of people in the UK who have developed a rare blood-clotting condition since having the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

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Bradford district and Craven’s buildings lit up to celebrate vaccination landmark

Posted on 04/07/21 by AireAdmin

Buildings across Bradford district and Craven are being lit up in blue today (Wednesday 7 April 2021) to celebrate a key milestone in the local COVID-19 vaccination programme – as 250,000 local people have now received their first dose. Council and NHS buildings including the clock tower at City Hall in the centre of Bradford, […]

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NHS services are still here to help this Easter

Posted on 03/31/21 by AireAdmin

The local NHS is reminding people about the services open over the coming Bank Holiday weekend if they need help  People across Bradford district and Craven are being reminded of where they can access health services over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend when GP practices will be closed. This year the Easter Bank Holiday runs […]

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Covid-19 vaccine and Ramadan

Posted on 03/24/21 by AireAdmin

Ramadan starts on 13 April this year.  The British Islamic Medical Association has issued a statement confirming that people should not delay having their Covid-19 vaccination as part of Ramadan. They are clear that injections administered for non-nutritional purposes whilst fasting do not invalidate the fast.  Read their advice here https://britishima.org/operation-vaccination/hub/statements/#FAST and please note they […]

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