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New video promoting Hull’s hospitals for people seeking career changes

12th December 2018

Looking to start 2019 with a career change? A three-minute video has been produced by the organisation running Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital showcasing the opportunities available to people who decide the new year is the time to land their dream job. Part of its “Remarkable People, Extraordinary Place” recruitment campaign, the video will also be shown at university job fairs all over the north of England. The video features renowned Paediatric Surgeon …


How to reduce the risk of your baby catching RSV

11th December 2018

Parents are being encouraged to recognise the symptoms of a viral infection after an increase of cases affecting babies and children under two in Hull. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has seen an increase in the number of children admitted to Hull Royal Infirmary this month with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The virus can be breathed in when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Younger children can also pick up RSV from a …


Hitting the high notes for sick children this Christmas

11th December 2018

A youth band is set to bring festive cheer to Hull Royal Infirmary this week to help staff raising funds for sick children. The Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade(CLB) band from St Mary’s Church in Beverley will play Christmas carols outside the tower block as relatives and friends arrive to visit loved ones in hospital on Thursday, December 13, between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. Paediatric nurses and health care professionals caring for our youngest patients …


Water baby Elliot has a splashing time this Christmas

10th December 2018

Watching him kick his legs in the swimming pool, Sarah Ferguson knows her baby son is a real-life water baby. Elliot was one of the babies to be born under water at the Fatima Allam Birth Centre in Hull. Preparing to celebrate their first Christmas as a family, Sarah and husband Karl say they had a fantastic birth experience with top-class care from midwife Sam Haw and the team at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital. …


Haemophilia team get positive peer review

8th December 2018

A team looking after hundreds of people with bleeding disorders has received a positive peer review for the quality of care given to patients. Haemophilia services for 400 patients from Hull, the East Riding and North Lincolnshire underwent the full-day inspection against rigorous national standards as part of the peer review in November. Now, the service based in the Queen’s Centre has become the first moderate-sized treatment centre in the UK to receive a positive …