Community breast screening halted due to cable thefts

Mobile breast screening unit

7th December 2023

Mobile breast screening will be unavailable in Withernsea again this week after electrical cables have been stolen for the second time in two weeks. Staff at the Humberside Breast Screening Service are now contacting hundreds of women who were due to attend appointments as a matter of urgency. Karen Hallberg, Superintendent Radiographer for the Humberside Breast Screening Service says: “This is the second time in as many weeks that we’ve turned up to work ready to … Read More

HUTH’s ‘Penthouse team’ delivering care the gold standard way

5th December 2023

No Criteria to Reside ward team lead the way in patient-centric initiatives. In the bustling halls of Hull Royal Infirmary, a special group of healthcare professionals is redefining the patient experience within the No Criteria to Reside ward. Comprising occupational therapists, physiotherapists, registered nurses, and Intermediate Care Support Group Workers, this dynamic team is turning the often challenging waiting period for medically-fit patients into a vibrant and memorable chapter of their hospital stay. What sets … Read More

Christmas delight for Hull NICU families

28th November 2023

Hull Hospitals NeoFriends Group organises first ever Christmas party for families. NeoFriends, a support group for parents and carers whose babies have been discharged from Hull’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is hosting its first-ever Christmas party. The party which is fully funded by NeoFriends will take place on Saturday, 9th December from 1pm to 3pm at the Victoria Dock Village Hall. This festive event promises to bring warmth and joy to the families who … Read More

HUTH Travel Team scoop top national award

24th November 2023

Congratulations to HUTH’s Travel Team after they beat off competition from around the country to scoop the title of “Team of the Year” at a prestigious national awards ceremony last night. Transport Manager Dave Wilkinson and Allison Coggan of the trust’s health and wellbeing programme Up! collected the accolade at the Modeshift National Sustainable Travel Awards for our Getting to Work staff travel project. HUTH held off competition from Leeds City Council, South Gloucestershire Council … Read More

Curbing the impact of Norovirus 

23rd November 2023

Within the last week, the Trust has seen an increase in outbreaks, mainly in medical elderly wards of the winter vomiting bug, Norovirus. Wards affected have been wards H9, H90, C20 and H100.   Patients and staff have been affected prompting the temporary closure of the areas affected to help curb the spread.   These types of virus often originate from the community and can spread quickly when a number of people spend time in close proximity.  Greta Johnson, Director … Read More