Category: All Press Releases

Patient and carer group highlights importance of World Stroke Day

Posted on 10/27/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

World Stroke Day is held on 29 October each year. This year’s campaign focuses on saving precious time, referring to the need to act FAST in the aftermath of a stroke, as well as how that action can improve the quality of life for stroke survivors. Stroke is the largest cause of disability in the […]

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Invitation to hospital’s annual meeting

Posted on 10/25/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is inviting people to attend its Annual Members’ Meeting and Annual General Meeting on Thursday 11 November, 1.30pm to 3.15pm. The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams Live, and anyone can register. It’s an opportunity to meet the Board and Council of Governors, hear about the Trust’s work over […]

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

Posted on 10/07/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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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People in Bradford and Craven are encouraged to leave families certain for Organ Donation Week

Posted on 09/20/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

This Organ Donation Week (20th to 26th September) NHS Blood and Transplant and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are calling on people to talk to their families about organ donation and leave them certain about their decision. Around 340 people in North and West Yorkshire are already on the NHS Organ Donor Register. However, people need […]

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Vaccine update: Third dose recommended for severely immunosuppressed

Posted on 09/13/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

The JCVI has recommended that people who were severely immunosuppressed at the time of their first or second Covid-19 vaccination should be offered a third dose. This is an extra ‘top-up’ dose in response to evidence showing that they may not have responded as well to the vaccine as others and will therefore have lower […]

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Four new inclusive rainbow crossings welcome staff and patients to Airedale Hospital

Posted on 09/13/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has just opened four new rainbow crossings on the hospital site, located at the main entrances and car parks. The rainbow crossings were unveiled on 10 September, during Pride in the NHS week, to recognise and celebrate the LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community. The crossing represents the Progress Pride flag […]

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Introducing digital patient letters

Posted on 09/08/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

Paediatric, Rheumatology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology patients are being offered the option of receiving their patient letters digitally.  This is a trial project to see how well it works, and what our patients think.  This system is called DrDoctor.  With your agreement, you will receive a text message from 07860 039094 which will allow you […]

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International, regional, and local speakers connect on week-long inclusion event

Posted on 09/01/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) is bringing together local, regional, and international speakers for a week-long celebration from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October. The week will showcase the work taking place across the area to connect on inclusion, whilst celebrating diversity within its workforce, learning from others, and highlighting […]

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