Hull hospitals launch its “Zero Thirty” plan to lead UK hospitals on climate change

28th July 2021

Hull’s hospitals have declared their intention to be a UK leader in tackling the NHS’s impact on climate change. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) is setting the ambitious target of becoming the first hospital trust in England to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030. Now, the trust – which runs Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull Women and Children’s Hospital, Hull Eye Hospital and Castle Hill Hospital – is outlining its “Zero Thirty” plan. … Read More

Nurse leads CrossFit Team in Bridge-based burpee challenge

26th July 2021

An A&E nurse from Hull is leading a team of 16 people in a fundraising challenge set to get anyone’s heart thumping. Amy Carberry, a staff nurse working in emergency care, will be among a team of CrossFit fanatics to cross the Humber Bridge this weekend simply by doing burpees. The team, all members of CrossFit Hull & Humber (Anlaby and Sutton Fields), will be helping Amy to raise money for the mental health charity, … Read More

Four-hour visiting slots introduced at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital

26th July 2021

Partners will be able to visit pregnant women and mothers and their newborn babies in hospital for up to four hours from today. Hull Women and Children’s Hospital is introducing four-hour visiting slots in the morning and four-hour visiting slots in the afternoon from today (Monday, July 26). Four-hour visiting slots are replacing one-hour slots following intensive work by Hull University Teaching Hospitals (HUTH) NHS Trust’s maternity team to keep all women and newborn babies … Read More

Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

23rd July 2021

Sadly, we can confirm that since 19 March 2020, 865 patients have died at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust after testing positive for COVID-19. The families of all patients have been informed and our deepest sympathies are with them at this very difficult time. We will continue to announce further deaths of patients testing positive for COVID-19 but will only release further details about these patients at the request of their families. Updated 27 … Read More

Major recruitment campaign hailed a success by Hull’s hospitals

21st July 2021

Hull’s hospitals are bucking a national trend after attracting 2,000 new members of staff to work at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has recruited 900 registered nurses, 990 health care support workers and 110 medical consultants in the past five years. Twenty medical consultants, 260 registered nurses and 300 health care support workers have been recruited in the past 12 months, despite the pandemic. The trust is … Read More