WISHH National Elf Service Appeal returns with the help of Santa!

9th November 2023

A charity appeal to bring the magic of Christmas to the area’s sickest children and older patients spending time in hospital is back! This year we have a little added help from Santa, courtesy of our friends at Holderness and Humberside Rotary Club. WISHH, the official charity of Hull Hospitals, would like to invite members of our community, schools and local businesses to get involved, helping us to spread the festive cheer to patients across … Read More

Two day road closure on Castle Hill site for essential works

Red sign saying 'road closed ahead'

4th November 2023

Essential works will be taking place on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th November 2023 to repair a water leak on the Castle Hill Hospital site. To carry out these works, we will need to close the main road at the top of the Castle Hill site which forms part of the main East Yorkshire bus route; the exact location is just to the rear of the Cardiology Building  (no.90 on the map below). The location … Read More

“It was the best, most positive experience of my life”

Grace holds baby Billy shortly after her caesarean section

3rd November 2023

Hundreds of thousands hear from new mum, Grace Jopling, as she shares her experience at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital Over a third of a million people have shared in a Hull mum’s positive experience of planned caesarean section. Grace Jopling, 24, has created a short video charting her journey from late pregnancy to proud new mum of baby Billy Isaac – named after her late grandad – and posted it on TikTok. Grace upon … Read More

Patients offered custom virtual reality experiences to help prepare them for surgery

Computer generated image of patient with checklist

30th October 2023

Patients preparing for planned surgery at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital will be given on-demand access to virtual reality (VR) education resources. The content has been designed to support patients in the run-up to their surgery and to speed up their postoperative recovery. The initiative, My Pre-op Assistant, is predicted to reduce the number of last-minute cancellations, improve patient flow through the hospital, and subsequently reduce elective surgery wait times across the Trust. … Read More

Hull’s Interventional Radiology Day Unit named best in UK

25th October 2023

Patient praises local team for transforming her life Doctors in Hull are leading the way when it comes to potentially life-changing, day case surgery. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been named as having the best performing Vascular Interventional Radiology (IR) Day Unit in the country, conducting almost 1,200 minimally invasive treatments in a single year.* One woman who has benefited from the service is Helen Fox, from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. She says she’s been … Read More