Each year the charity donates between £150,000 and £200,000 worth of equipment and services to the Airedale NHS Trust. What do we spend the money on? Here are some examples of donations made. A complete list of donations made each year and how much they cost can be found in the annual accounts.
Friends of Airedale is a charity registered in England and Wales (503652). Contact address: Friends of Airedale, Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Road, Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6TD
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Butterfly trollies with games helps stimulate elderly patients.
We have purchased and maintain 4 vehicles for the hospital transport service. In addition, we pay expenses for those volunteer drivers who use their own vehicles.
20 fully equipped kitbags for the Collaborative Care Team based at Skipton Hospital makes sure they have the right dressings and equipment available to treat people in their own homes.
Storage sheds for tools and plants for the hospital courtyards helps improve the hospital environment for everyone.
We fund the hospital wifi system so patients and visitors can use the internet for free during their visit to hospital.
Therapy exercise equipment for the physiotherapy department gym helps patients recover more quickly.
Reclining chair beds allows relatives to stay close to their loved one.