Deaths from Covid-19 and current inpatients

24th June 2022

Sadly, we can confirm that the number of patients who have died from Covid-19 at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital since March 19, 2020, is 1,231. Today, there are 29 patients in our hospitals who have tested positive for Covid-19 for the first time within the past 10 days. Of those patients, one is in Intensive Care. We also have 52 patients in hospital whose first positive Covid-19 test result was more than … Read More

International recognition for Thoracic Trauma Team

17th June 2022

A team specialising in the care of seriously injured patients has received international accreditation for its work. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded ‘Collaborative’ status from the Chest Wall Injury Society (CWIS) for its often life-saving work with patients with rib fractures and other chest injuries. Hull is one of just 26 specialist Major Trauma Centres across England, with patients arriving into Hull Royal Infirmary, often by helicopter, from as far afield … Read More

Visiting arrangements extended at HRI and Castle Hill

Hospital patient in bed

16th June 2022

Patients being cared for in East Yorkshire hospitals are set to benefit from extended visiting arrangements from today. The number of visitors a patient can receive and the amount of time they can visit for has been extended across the majority of wards and services at Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary. In order to balance the benefits of visiting with any potential risks of infection, visitors will still be required to book in … Read More

Helping Joel make memories with his sons

9th June 2022

Cyclists are being invited to take part in a Cyclosportive to help a member of staff at Hull Royal Infirmary who has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Joel Wainman, who has worked at Hull University Teaching Hospitals since 1990 and is known throughout Hull Royal Infirmary as a stalwart of the Post Room, was diagnosed with the life-limiting condition earlier this year. Since the age of 17, Joel had made his name as a … Read More

‘DadPad’ app launched to support new and dads-to-be.

6th June 2022

Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership have launched the ‘DadPad’ app to support new and dads-to-be. The DadPad app is an easy-to-use, freely downloadable resource for new dads and dads-to-be in Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. Packed with relevant information, as well as details on local support groups and service providers, it aims to provide new fathers with guidance on how to develop the mindset, confidence and practical skills … Read More