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Yorkshire and Humber

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust (Website)

Airedale Hospital was opened in 1970 by Prince Charles and is an award winning hospital providing high quality, personalised, acute, elective and specialist care for a population of over 200,000 people from a widespread area covering 700 square miles within Yorkshire and Lancashire – stretching as far as the Yorkshire Dales and the National Park in North Yorkshire, reaching areas of North Bradford and Guiseley in West Yorkshire and extending into Colne and Pendle in the East of Lancashire.

  • Airedale employs 2,900 staff and has 400 committed volunteers
  • In a year 25,000 inpatients, 26,000 non-elective patients and 150,000 outpatients are treated
  • The Accident and Emergency Department sees and treats over 51,000 patients every year
  • Around 2,600 babies are born each year at the hospital

Airedale provides services from the main hospital site and at other locations across the community.


Contacts and Where to Find Us

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6TD

Tel: 01535 652 511

The hospital is approximately one mile away from the nearest train station, which is Steeton and Silsden.  The hospital is also on a number of different bus routes and some bus services come onto the hospital site.

For contact details of the FTPDs, Medical Education Managers and Foundation Administrators please see the contacts tab.

Associated Trusts
  • Bradford District Council
  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Bradford Districts CCG
  • NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG
Hospital Accommodation

There are two types of accommodation for single people at Airedale General Hospital, subject to availability.  The accommodation is provided by Your Housing Group.

1. Short Stay Rooms

These are rooms where a hotel type service is provided Monday – Friday and includes toilet rolls, bed linen which is changed once a week, towels that are changed every other day, with spare ones being left in the room throughout a tenant’s stay.  The en-suite bathrooms, bedrooms and windows are deep cleaned weekly.  All common areas (entrance hall, kitchen/dining area/lounge) within each flat are cleaned on a daily basis Monday – Friday.   Tenants provide their own washing up liquid, washing powder and dishwasher powder.

The cost for one of these rooms is £22 per night

2. Single Accommodation

These are rooms where the tenant provides their own cleaning materials, toilet rolls, sheets, pillowcases and double duvet covers, towels, washing up liquid, washing powder and dishwasher powder.  They clean their own bedroom, bathroom and windows.  All common areas (entrance hall, kitchen/dining area/lounge) within each flat are cleaned by Domestic Services.  At the end of each tenant’s stay they must ensure they clean the room up to the standard set by Domestic Services

The cost for one of these rooms is £416.50 per calendar month. 

All students requiring accommodation must provide a 'bond' cheque for £420.00 which is to be handed in to the accommodation office when you register with them.  This will be returned to you, if no damage is done to your flat.  If any repairs need to be carried out, the cost will be taken from the bond.  The most popular deposit deduction is lost keys which are £20 each