Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

28th February 2021

Sadly, we can confirm that since 19 March 2020, 796 patients have died at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust after testing positive for COVID-19. The families of all patients have been informed and our deepest sympathies are with them at this very difficult time. We will continue to announce further deaths of patients testing positive for COVID-19 but will only release further details about these patients at the request of their families. Updated 1 … Read More

Children’s nurses egg-stend their support for WISHH Charity’s Easter Appeal

26th February 2021

Children’s nurses in Hull are asking kind-hearted donors to swap chocolate eggs for arts and crafts this Easter in a special charity appeal. Every year, the children’s wards at Hull Royal Infirmary would normally be inundated with offers of chocolate treats for youngsters spending time in hospital. But now Helen Lyon, junior sister on Ward 130, is among those asking kind-hearted donors to support the hospital’s WISHH Charity with a financial donation instead of Easter … Read More

▶️ Personal Covid-19 anguish inspires NHS charity single

19th February 2021

Frankie Carvalho enlists some of the biggest names in the music industry to help raise funds for Hull Hospitals Losing a dear friend of many years to Covid-19 must be devastating. But to see your sister-in-law taken ill and your brother hospitalised due to the same disease within a matter of weeks can be nothing short of heart-breaking. That’s what happened to Frankie Carvalho from Beckenham, south east London, who saw three of her nearest … Read More

Hull’s hospitals urge people to talk to family and ‘Leave them Certain’ about organ donation   

15th February 2021

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is backing a new NHS campaign to urge families in East Yorkshire to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation. The Leave Them Certain campaign aims to highlight the impact not knowing has on the families who are left behind and encourage people talk about their decision. It follows the law change last year in England, which means that all … Read More

Hospital team made baby Ollie’s arrival an ‘incredible experience’

12th February 2021

A couple of from Beverley have offered their “eternal thanks” to the hospital team who safely delivered their baby boy. Laura Malton and her partner, Matthew Levitt, said despite Covid-19 restrictions, the team at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital gave them an “incredible experience” when baby Ollie arrived just before Christmas. Laura says: “We sadly lost our first baby, Ralphie, when he was born prematurely in 2017 so I was really anxious throughout this pregnancy … Read More