Category: All Press Releases

Reviews confirm that Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine does not cause blood clots

Posted on 03/22/21 by AireAdmin

Rigorous reviews from both the UK and European independent regulators into the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine has confirmed that it does not increase the risk of people developing blood clots. Separate reviews were carried out by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) following reports of blood clots in a […]

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Partnership supports Young Carers Action Day

Posted on 03/16/21 by AireAdmin

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) is set to launch a new young carers App on the 16 March as part of Young Carers Action Day. The App has been coproduced with young carers following feedback on what support they need to make their caring role easier. Feedback included the importance […]

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Are you over 60? You can now book your COVID-19 vaccination

Posted on 02/24/21 by AireAdmin

If you are over 60 you can now book your COVID-19 vaccination using the National Booking Service. If not, you will be contacted when it is your turn. Please do not contact your GP practice for an appointment. See more details here:

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Captain Tom inspires a new generation of fund raisers in 6 year old Emilia

Posted on 02/23/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust urges people to talk to family and ‘Leave them Certain’ about organ donation

Posted on 02/10/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is backing a new NHS campaign to urge families in Bradford, Airedale and Craven to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation. The Leave Them Certain campaign aims to highlight the impact not knowing has on the families who are […]

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West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership launch staff suicide prevention initiative

Posted on 02/03/21 by AireAdmin

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) is launching an innovative staff suicide prevention campaign targeted at more than 100,000 health, care, voluntary and community service colleagues working in organisations large and small across the area. Launching on the 4 February ‘Time to Talk’ day, the campaign aims to get people in […]

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Captain Sir Tom Moore

Posted on 02/02/21 by AireAdmin

We are deeply saddened by the death of Captain Sir Tom Moore.  He was a legend, an inspiration to so many, and an extraordinary champion of the NHS.  Here at Airedale Hospital, just outside his much-loved hometown of Keighley, we feel a particular connection to him, and are extremely proud of all that he did.  […]

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Vaccination centres in West Yorkshire – 2 February 2021

Posted on 02/02/21 by AireAdmin

Message from Dr Phil Wood, Senior Responsible Officer for the West Yorkshire Vaccination Programme: Vaccination centres in West Yorkshire continue to be open for business delivering vaccines to patients who have a booked appointment.  However, we are advising those people who have booked a COVID-19 vaccination today to only travel if they feel safe and confident […]

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Revolutionary new biopsy procedure offered for patients with suspected prostate cancer

Posted on 01/13/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is one of the first trusts in the North of England to revolutionise their biopsy service for men with suspected prostate cancer. Since the summer, Airedale Radiology department have been offering patients a transperineal prostate biopsy under local anaesthetic to investigate for prostate cancer. Around 90% of biopsy patients are suitable […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination update from the NHS

Posted on 01/11/21 by AireAdmin

The NHS is now offering vaccinations to people who are most at risk from Covid-19. This follows the approval of both the Pfizer BioNTech and Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines as safe and effective after extensive trials. The first vaccinations are being offered to people in the priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and […]

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