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Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

7th July 2020

Sadly, we can confirm that since March 19, 203 patients have died at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust after testing positive for COVID-19. Chris Long, Chief Executive of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, said: “Although the number of patients dying in our hospitals is stabilizing, we must never forget the devastation COVID-19 has already caused to so many families. “Huge numbers of families have been affected and their lives will never be the …


Statement from Chief Executive Chris Long regarding the number of deaths from COVID-19

6th July 2020

Chris Long, Chief Executive of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, said: “Although the number of patients dying in our hospitals is stabilizing, we must never forget the devastation COVID-19 has already caused to so many families. “From March 19 until now, 202 people have died of the virus in our hospitals. Huge numbers of families have been affected and their lives will never be the same again. Our thoughts have been with them since …


Hospital boss issues warning ahead of pubs reopening this weekend

3rd July 2020

Hospital Chief Executive Chris Long is issuing a stark warning to pub-goers to honour their commitment to ‘Protect the NHS’ this weekend as pubs across Hull and the East Riding re-open for business. Emergency services are on high alert as pubs and restaurants prepare to open on Saturday for the first time since the lockdown was introduced on March 23 to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Mr Long, Chief Executive of Hull University Teaching Hospitals …


Hear our Infectious Diseases consultants talk about Covid-19 at our AGM

2nd July 2020

The first confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the UK were confirmed at Castle Hill Hospital on 29th January, 2020. Ever since then our staff have been on the frontline in the fight against this terrible illness. Tragically, over 200 patients, including two of our colleagues, have lost their lives. At our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 13 July, 12pm-2pm, you can hear our Infectious Diseases team tell their story, via video conference. Describing the …


“If you’re coming to Hull’s Emergency Department, please come alone”

30th June 2020

People coming to Hull Royal Infirmary’s Emergency Department must not bring anyone with them as hospital staff attempt to protect the public from Covid-19. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is appealing to the public to come alone if they need to attend Hull Royal Infirmary’s Emergency Department. More than 300 people a day have been attending ED recently, many of them bringing friends or family members which has made social distancing in the department …