Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

18th October 2021

Sadly, we can confirm that since 19 March 2020, 945 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 18 … Read More


Cyclotron arrives at Castle Hill, lifting Daisy Appeal into UK top tier for medical scanning and research

18th October 2021

A charity which is working to develop “dose-on-demand” radiotracers with improved detection and personalised treatment for patients with cancer, heart disease and dementia has taken a big step towards its goal with the delivery to Castle Hill Hospital of a consignment of UK-leading PET-CT scanning and research equipment. Prof Nick Stafford, founder and Chair of the Daisy Appeal, said the arrival of the 30-tonne GE Healthcare GenTRACE  600 cyclotron is “a very exciting day for … Read More


Queen’s Centre Acute Assessment Unit opens at Castle Hill Hospital

18th October 2021

A new assessment unit to see and treat patients undergoing treatment for cancer and blood disorders has opened at Castle Hill Hospital. The Queen’s Centre Acute Assessment Unit aims to help people manage their illnesses and any complications related to their treatment. Hull University Teaching Hospitals (HUTH) has invested £1m in the new unit to provide timely support to Haematology and Oncology patients. Wherever possible, patients will also be able to return to their own … Read More


Hospital records now available through the NHS App

15th October 2021

You can now securely access your outpatient letters and hospital appointments electronically via the NHS App. The NHS App already allows you to see your vaccinations status, order repeat prescriptions, book and manage GP appointments, get health information and advice, view your NHS Number and view your GP health record securely. The new service, which is completely free, will link your hospital information in the App, allowing you to view your hospital outpatient appointment letters … Read More


Hull hospitals staff support Covid effort overseas

15th October 2021

The global Covid pandemic has been a frightening and uncertain time for us all. Personally and professionally, it has made us reflect and made us grateful for what we have. We appreciate being able to have friends and family around us more, we’re thankful for our freedoms, and we’re grateful for a health service which has spearheaded the battle against Covid-19. But not everyone has been so fortunate. Some of us have already lost friends, … Read More