Domestic abuse information boards at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital

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13th June 2024

Information boards have been placed in Hull Women and Children’s Hospital in time for the start of Euro 2024 to support people experiencing domestic abuse. Researchers at Warwick Business School discovered abuse and violence by partners increase by 47 per cent on days when the men’s England side win a World Cup or European Championship match. Clinical support worker Tracey Walker Now, Clinical Support Worker Tracey Walker has updated information boards in the Gynaecology Outpatients … Read More

Physios become first to give ultrasounds by patient bedsides

12th June 2024

Patients with major injuries and illnesses, including brain injuries and serious heart conditions, can now be given lung ultrasounds without leaving their hospital beds. Physiotherapists Emily Cockshutt and Aaron Hales have become the first at Hull University Teaching Hospitals, part of NHS Humber Health Partnership, to qualify in a new technique to perform lung ultrasounds by patients’ bedsides, helping people with serious breathing problems. Physio Emily Cockshutt The technique, endorsed by the Intensive Care Society, … Read More

Volunteers Week: 650 reasons to say thank you

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4th June 2024

They come in every age, shape, and size, and from many different backgrounds. Some aim to develop their skills, while some come to share their talents. Some seek friendship, while others simply want to give back to their community. What unites all of the 650 volunteers working across NHS Humber Health Partnership’s five different hospitals* is the desire to help others. This week, 3 to 9 June, is Volunteers Week and there can be no … Read More

Speaker Lizzie Jordan at bereavement event for Hull businesses at MKM Stadium

30th May 2024

A woman who became a mother, lost her partner and discovered she had HIV within 18 months is to appear at a conference in Hull to explain the impact of bereavement. International speaker and award-winning social entrepreneur Lizzie Jordan will attend “At A Loss For Words”, a conference aiming to help company bosses and employers support staff returning to work following the death of a loved one. The event, at the MKM Stadium in Hull, … Read More

‘Rainbow Clinic’ helping parents after baby loss and miscarriage

21st May 2024

Parents who have experienced the agony of losing a baby are being supported by a special pregnancy service in Hull. The Rainbow Clinic has been set up at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital to support families whose children have died during previous pregnancies or shortly after they were born. Since the service officially launched its Rainbow Clinic in January, 81 families have been supported by the Rainbow Clinic and 20 babies have been born. Midwife … Read More