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Construction work gets under way at Hull Royal Infirmary

17th September 2020

Work begins this week on the £60m transformation of Hull Royal Infirmary. A new, three-storey entrance, an assessment unit, modern pharmacy, restaurant, shops, improved facilities for parents of sick children and a multi-faith area will be part of the major construction programme lasting two years. Subject to both planning approval and business case approval, construction work is expected to transform the front of the tower block, a landmark building in Hull City Centre which has …


Hospital staff launch flu campaign to protect patients

15th September 2020

Frontline staff caring for patients with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 are being prioritised as part of a campaign this year to protect vital NHS services and patients during the pandemic. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is launching a major vaccination programme to offer the flu jab to all clinical and non-clinical staff at Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull Women and Children’s Hospital, Hull Eye Hospital, the Queen’s Centre and Castle Hill Hospital. Last year, around …


Steve pops the question with help from baby Imogen and midwifery staff

11th September 2020

Jess accepts Steve’s marriage proposal After 18 years together, the dream of becoming a family has finally come true for Jess Mayall and Steve Branson from Waltham near Grimsby, but with a special added surprise. Shortly after giving birth to baby Imogen on Wednesday, Steve proposed to Jess with the help of midwifery staff at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital and his new baby daughter. Dressed in a special baby-grow just minutes after being born, …


Cameras return to Hull’s A&E

7th September 2020

TV cameras will join the staff and patients of Hull Royal Infirmary once again this autumn when filming begins for series 2 of “A&E After Dark”. The programme, made by Crackit Productions, provides a ‘warts and all’ account of life in Hull’s busy emergency department, one of just a handful of major trauma centres across the country. The first series, which was broadcast on Channel 5 during June and July, peaked at over 2 million …


Visiting restrictions eased at Hull’s hospitals

7th September 2020

Family and friends will be able to visit loved ones in hospital from tomorrow (Tuesday, September 8) as new safety measures are introduced to prevent Covid-19 spreading in Hull’s hospitals. Like other hospitals, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust halted visiting as the UK went into lockdown in March. Now, the trust is easing some restrictions on visiting at Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull Eye Hospital and Castle Hill Hospital to help patients and their families. …