Appeal to patients ahead of next doctors strike

29th September 2023

Hospital staff are urging people to look closer to home for medical care as doctors prepare to go on strike again next week. Some junior doctors and hospital consultants will be taking part in 72hrs of industrial action next week, starting at 7am on Monday 2nd October and concluding at 7am on Thursday 5th October. The two groups will take strike action at the same time, meaning only a level of medical cover equivalent to … Read More

Hospitals campaign to vaccinate staff gets underway

22nd September 2023

Health workers are being encouraged to take up their seasonal vaccinations as part of Hull Hospitals’ preparations for winter. Starting this week, thousands of staff working for Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust including nurses, doctors and other frontline health workers are being offered free flu and Covid-19 vaccinations. The vaccination programme is being rolled out to staff through two specially established vaccination hubs at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham. To … Read More

Patients needing surgery benefiting from new approach

Mr Pacheco

20th September 2023

More patients are having surgery at Goole and District Hospital and going home on the same day thanks to a new approach developed by medical teams at two local NHS trusts. From last month, suitable patients in orthopaedics and urology have been able to have their operation at Goole and get up and about a couple of hours after they have left the operating theatre. This has enabled them to start their recovery quicker so … Read More

Hospitals prepare for dual action by hospital doctors

15th September 2023

Healthcare across the Humber will see more services disrupted in the coming days due to industrial action by hospital doctors. For the first time ever, junior doctors and consultant members of the British Medical Association (BMA) will be coordinating their strike action, resulting in four days’ service disruption from 19th to 23rd September. On Wednesday 20th September, action by the two groups will overlap, with both consultants and juniors providing only a ‘Christmas Day’ level … Read More

WISHH Charity’s Space to Grow Appeal receives £25,000 boost

14th September 2023

WISHH, the official charity supporting Hull Hospitals, has received a significant boost from a kind donor who has offered to match fund donations made to our “Space to Grow Appeal”, up to the sum of £25,000. This generous pledge is to inspire and encourage members of the community, local businesses and Charitable Trusts to get on board to help WISHH reach our Appeal target of raising £100,000 before the end of March 2024 so the … Read More