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Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Cancer Our colorectal cancer team is made up of surgeons, gastroenterologists, specialist nurses, radiologists, pathologists, oncologists and a palliative care representative to ensure patients get the best treatment. Colorectal…
10 October 2021

FAQ’s

Giving consent The member of staff looking after you will ask if you are happy for the examination to go ahead. This is called verbal consent. For some complex examinations…
8 October 2021

Ultrasound

We perform ultrasound at three locations: – Airedale Hospital main Radiology Department (location A14) – Airedale Hospital antenatal clinic (obstetric scans only) – Keighley Health Centre X-Ray Department The department…
8 October 2021

Mammography

At Airedale mammograms are taken in the mammography department which is in the radiology department at Airedale Hospital (location A14). The department is a symptomatic unit only and does not…
8 October 2021

DXA Scanning

At Airedale the DXA scanning suite is located in the Day Hospital, not in the main Radiology department. Scans are performed by dedicated radiographers with the help of a radiology…
8 October 2021

Tinnitus service

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the perception of noises in the head and/or ear(s) which have no external source. 10% of adults in the UK experience tinnitus. It can be…
8 October 2021

Children’s audiology

Our paediatric audiology service is located on-site at Airedale hospital. How to access our service If you have concerns about your child’s hearing then you can ask for a hearing…
8 October 2021

Private hearing aid service

Please note, our Private Hearing Aid provision has been temporarily suspended to all new patients until further notice. If you have a private hearing aid purchased from our team at…
8 October 2021

Adults with learning difficulties

We provide a service specifically for adults with any form of disabilities or complex needs. This service is vital when routine adult appointments would not be suitable for the patient.…
8 October 2021

Covid-19

Covid-19 Restrictions We are slowly re-opening our services. Please be patient whilst we deal with any queries or requests as these are taking longer than usual to process. If you…
8 October 2021

Breast Unit

The Breast Team, based in the Richardson Clinic A17, consist of Oncoplastic Breast Surgeons, Miss Claire Murphy & Miss Liz Baker, together with Advanced Clinical Practitioner Helen Francis and Breast…
15 August 2021

Oral surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. The range of conditions managed by oral…
15 August 2021

Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmology department at Airedale Hospital carries out Cataract surgery and minor eyelid surgery.  Only day case surgery is provided at Airedale Hospital for cataracts so referrals unfortunately cannot be…
15 August 2021

Maxillofacial surgery

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15 August 2021

Clinical nurse specialists for surgery

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15 August 2021

Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema mainly affects arms and legs but can affect other parts of the body including the head and neck and develops because of a build-up of fluid in the body’s…
15 August 2021

Endoscopy

Endoscopy is a procedure that uses a long, thin, flexible, lighted tube called an endoscope to diagnose or treat a condition within the gastrointestinal tract. Here at the Endoscopy Unit…
15 August 2021

Urology

Our urology team provides general urology services, paediatric services as well as treatments for erectile dysfunction. We can treat prostate, bladder, kidneys, cancer, urinary tract infection, urinary stones and testicular…
15 August 2021

General surgery

Our department has the skills and services to treat hernias, chloecystectomy (gall bladder removal) and vasectomy. Some hernias are able to be surgically treated with keyhole surgery and this is assessed and decided on…
15 August 2021

Surgery

Welcome to General surgery at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Information while you are waiting for surgery or treatment  Each of our specialities communicate with patients on their waiting lists, but…
15 August 2021

Orthopaedics, trauma, head and neck

Welcome to the orthopaedics department at Airedale Hospital. Trauma orthopaedics All types of musculoskeletal trauma are treated at Airedale Hospital (although we are unable to perform spinal surgery.) Some emergency…
15 August 2021

Radiology

The department performs a variety of examinations including routine examinations to more complex interventional procedures. The examinations are performed by a wide range of staff including, radiographers, sonographers and radiologists (doctors).…
15 August 2021

Neurophysiology

Neurophysiology is concerned with the investigation of function in the central and peripheral nervous system. Healthcare scientists, working in neurophysiology, are specialist practitioners investigating the function of the nervous system…
15 August 2021

Audiology

We are based at Airedale Hospital in the main outpatients department (location A1, clinic 2). The department has three sound proof rooms for conducting hearing tests and three consulting rooms…
15 August 2021

Diagnostic services

Our Mission is to provide a world-class Diagnostic Service regardless of modality, in a timely manner which is wholly focused to the patient’s needs. We will keep the Right Care…
15 August 2021

ELIPSE Day case surgery – Ward 20

Our mission is to provide a high class, high quality, personalised service for all our patients. We will do this by:  Putting the patients first, ensuring that they are at…
3 August 2021

Pre-operative assessment

Our goal is to ensure that you are as fit as possible for surgery before being admitted onto the ward on your operation day. We also want to give you…
3 August 2021

Anaesthetics

Anaesthetics are used during tests and surgical operations to numb sensation in certain areas of the body or induce sleep. This prevents pain and discomfort, and enables a wide range…
3 August 2021

Theatres

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29 July 2021

Anaesthetic and Theatre Services

Welcome to Anaesthetic and Theatre Services at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Our department has the skills and services to deliver a wide range of specialist operations. Please see the links…
27 July 2021