‘National Elf Service’ seeks to help sick children and older people this Christmas

25th November 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which is responsible for Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital have to look at Christmas a little differently this year. Traditionally, generous members of our community, businesses and sporting teams deliver an astonishing amount of Christmas gifts for the areas sickest children the hospitals care for.  To keep patients safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, the highest infection control procedures and restrictions on visiting … Read More


Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

22nd November 2020

Sadly, we can confirm that since March 19, 327 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 25 November … Read More


Hull Hospitals reach 300 COVID-19 deaths milestone

19th November 2020

Teresa Cope, Chief Operating Officer for Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust says: “The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has affected our region much more severely than the first, and we are seeing the results of this in both our COVID-related hospital admissions and the number of people dying locally with the virus. “Behind every death are scores of family and friends left devastated by their loss, and a team of outstanding healthcare workers … Read More


Statement from Chief Executive Chris Long regarding the third death of a member of staff

16th November 2020

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Chief Executive, Chris Long, said: “It is with the deepest regret that I have to announce the death of Nicola Diles. Nicola was diagnosed with Covid-19 and died in our Intensive Care Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary on 15 November 2020. “We send heartfelt condolences to Nicola’s family, friends, workmates and everyone who loved her. “Nicola became a part of the Hull University Teaching Hospitals family when she permanently … Read More


Hospital visiting stopped at HRI and Castle Hill

13th November 2020

Visiting at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital has been stopped with immediate effect as a means of further protecting patients and staff from Covid-19. In light of soaring local infection rates and in line with the Government’s national restrictions, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is stopping all visiting to patients except in a small number of cases approved in advance by senior ward staff. These ‘compassionate visits’ will be accommodated for patients … Read More