New chief executive for region’s hospitals takes up his post

14th August 2023

Jonathan Lofthouse has started in post today (14th August, 2023) as Group Chief Executive at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLaG). Formerly site Chief Executive as part of King’s College Hospitals, Mr Lofthouse will oversee the management of both organisations, after the two trust boards agreed to move towards a group leadership model, in November 2022. As well as five hospitals – Hull Royal Infirmary, … Read More

Hospitals prepare for fifth junior doctors strike

7th August 2023

Hospitals in East Yorkshire are preparing for the fifth period of strike action this year by junior doctors. The BMA and HCSA unions have announced a 96-hour period of industrial action will begin at 7am on Friday 11 August and end at 7am on Tuesday 15 August. The walk-out will affect services across Castle Hill Hospital, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull Women and Children’s Hospital and the Hull and East Yorkshire Eye Hospital, where junior doctors … Read More

New Non-Executive Director Appointed

Jane Hawkard

3rd August 2023

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Hawkard, as a Non-Executive Director. Jane has held recent posts as Director of Finance and Planning at Humber Coast and Vale North Yorkshire and York, as well as Chief Executive at NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). She has a strong background in NHS finance with almost 30 years’ experience in senior NHS finance positions. Among her … Read More

Hull Hospitals’ staff raise £4,500 to support WISHH ‘Space to Grow’ appeal

2nd August 2023

Caring staff from across Hull Hospitals have come together to raise over £4,500 towards the WISHH Charity’s Space to Grow Appeal, to support Hull’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary. A team of thirteen cyclists from all corners of the hospital, including members of staff from Estates, Theatres, Oncology, IT Systems, Anaesthetics, Transport, and Support Services, took part in an epic four day 350 kilometre cycle from Southport to Hornsea. Starting with a … Read More

Hospitals prepare for two-day strike by consultants

Outside main entrance of Hull Royal Infirmary

18th July 2023

Hospitals in East Yorkshire are preparing for the impact of fresh strike action, just days after a five-day strike by junior doctors has ended. Consultant members of the British Medical Association will begin a 48-hour walk-out from 7am on Thursday 20 July, concluding at 7am on Saturday 22 July. This will affect services at Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary, as well as Hull Women and Children’s Hospital and the Hull and East Yorkshire … Read More