Category: All Press Releases

New cycling facilities for Airedale Hospital

Posted on 08/03/21 by AireAdmin

Thanks to funding from Airedale Hospital and Community Charity and the West Yorkshire Active Travel Scheme, Airedale hospital is now home to numerous secure bike storage shelters and bike tool stands which contain equipment for repairing and maintaining bikes including a pump, tyre pressure gauge, screwdrivers and spanners. These facilities are dotted around the site […]

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Airedale Hospital and Community Charity launches Sunshine Sensory Project Appeal to improve hospital experience for children with additional needs

Posted on 07/16/21 by AireAdmin

The Sunshine Sensory Project aims to improve the experiences of children visiting Airedale Hospital for surgery who have additional needs or sensory sensitivities. It was established by a group of colleagues in the operating department at Airedale Hospital in 2020, and was initially funded by Airedale Hospital and Community Charity. Thanks to fundraising and donations […]

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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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Our integrated health and care partnership has no room for racism

Posted on 07/15/21 by AireAdmin

An open letter from our integrated health and care partnership on the abuse received by England’s players following the Euro 2020 final: Like many people across the country, we shared your disappointment that the England team was unable to clear the final hurdle and win Euro 2020 during yesterday’s historic final. For those who supported […]

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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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Stretcher Chair donation from Skipton Rotary Clubs to enhance patient rehabilitation at Airedale

Posted on 07/08/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust Critical Care Unit has recently received a stretcher chair, costing over £5,300 and funded entirely by both Rotary Clubs in Skipton, to enhance patient rehabilitation. The stretcher chair is used for patient rehabilitation at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, particularly patients on the Critical Care Unit and those who cannot get out […]

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MyLahore teams up with the NHS to help staff get vaccinated

Posted on 07/07/21 by AireAdmin

THE NHS in Bradford District and Craven has joined forces with leading restaurant chain MyLahore to vaccinate its staff. Around 30 staff from MyLahore’s flagship Bradford restaurant will be vaccinated at Bradford College’s vaccination centre – with jabs taking place yesterday and today. This approach forms part of the wider vaccination rollout by the NHS […]

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Theatres team named as finalists in national safety champions awards

Posted on 07/05/21 by AireAdmin

The theatres team at Airedale Hospital have been named as finalists in the prestigious HSJ patient safety awards, recognising their outstanding contribution to healthcare.  The award, in the Perioperative and Surgical Care Initiative of the Year category, recognises surgical teams who are finding new ways to deliver consistently safe care, despite the challenges of Covid-19. […]

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Airedale Urology Department benefits from new renal stone fragmentation equipment

Posted on 07/05/21 by AireAdmin

(Photographed L-R: Anita Graham, Hassan Khan, Omer Baldo, Fiona Foulds, Rachel Roberts) The Urology Department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has received some state of the art equipment for the treatment of kidney and bladder stones. Airedale Hospital and Community Charity has funded the purchase of a Swiss Lithoclast Trilogy Lithotripter, for the removal of […]

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Blood test clinic in Skipton is moving back to Skipton Hospital from 5 July

Posted on 06/30/21 by AireAdmin

From Monday 5th July the blood testing (phlebotomy) service, which temporarily relocated to Dyneley House in Skipton due to the Covid vaccinations, will be returning to the Day Hospital at Skipton General Hospital. The clinic times for Skipton Hospital are: Mon-Fri, 8.30am – 11.30am You will still need to book your appointment using the online […]

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