Category: All Press Releases

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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New teams offer personalised care to expectant mums

Posted on 01/06/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new ‘Continuity of Carer’ teams, to deliver a more personalised service to new mums and their families, with each pregnant mum to receive her own dedicated midwifery team and the reassurance of a midwife she knows present at the birth. Continuity of carer is care provided throughout a woman’s pregnancy, […]

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Airedale Choir sends positive Christmas message

Posted on 12/21/20 by AireAdmin

Staff members from across Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have come together to record a medley of festive songs, to cheer their colleagues, patients and community this Christmas.

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Airedale staff donate 200 Christmas gift shoeboxes to local homeless charity

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

A member of staff at Airedale Hospital has collected over 200 shoeboxes to support a local homeless charity.

Charlee Edgar, a speech and language therapist at Airedale, put the call out to her colleagues for shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts to support homeless people – and they responded magnificently.

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On-going maternity care during the Coronavirus pandemic – update 16 December 2020

Posted on 12/16/20 by AireAdmin

Maternity care is still essential during the COVID-19 pandemic and services are still running. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all hospitals are trying to reduce the number of people coming in to hospital or for appointments. This will help limit the spread of the virus and take the pressure off NHS services, including maternity services. […]

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