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Team celebrates six years of helping patients on intravenous feeding lines

16th June 2018

A hospital service is celebrating six years of keeping people who require feeding intravenously out of hospital and in their own homes. The Nutrition Team at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust was launched in June 2012 to care for patients with intestinal failure who require parenteral nutrition (PN) to prevent malnutrition and or dehydration. Patients receive appropriate nutrients and dietary minerals administered intravenously through an external “Tunnelled lines” or Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters …


NHS staff honoured at special celebration at Hull’s Hilton

16th June 2018

Hospital bosses paid tribute to the dedication of teams and individual members of staff at its Golden Hearts celebration in Hull last night.   Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust hosted the annual ceremony, now in its eighth year, to thank staff looking after the health of more than 600,000 people in Hull and the East Riding.   With the 70th anniversary of the NHS only days away, 14 awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, …


‘My Dad – My Hero’

15th June 2018

Children have spoken of their love for the army of dads working at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital as the country prepares to celebrate Father’s Day. Families have joined Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust in marking the special day for the dads who work in clinical and non-clinical roles at both hospitals. Messages of love from proud children will be posted on the trust’s social media pages on Sunday to thank …


‘Without the hospital, I might not have been here with my family’

15th June 2018

He could feel a lump in his throat, making it difficult for him to swallow. But it didn’t hurt so Terry Pipes was in no rush to see his GP. Six months passed and Terry thought he’d nip to the doctors for antibiotics to clear up whatever it was before setting off on a Mediterranean cruise with wife Joanne. Instead, he ended up fighting to survive in Castle Hill Hospital after he was diagnosed with …


Former nurses give back to help more patients

14th June 2018

A charity made up of former hospital staff has donated £7,000 of equipment to help patients undergoing heart surgery at Castle Hill Hospital. The Needed Urgent Remedial Surgical Equipment (N.U.R.S.E) charity has donated a Philips Lumify portable ultrasound machine which generates detailed images of veins and arteries. This mobile device can be used in surgical theatres but can also be used directly on hospital wards by surgical care practitioners, sending high quality images back to …