Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

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Sadly, we can confirm that since 19 March 2020, 862 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 … Read More

Major recruitment campaign hailed a success by Hull’s hospitals

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Hull’s hospitals are bucking a national trend after attracting 2,000 new members of staff to work at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has recruited 900 registered nurses, 990 health care support workers and 110 medical consultants in the past five years. Twenty medical consultants, 260 registered nurses and 300 health care support … Read More

Hull surgeon who saves children’s faces presents his work to an international audience

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A Hull surgeon saving children whose faces have been destroyed by an infection caused by extreme poverty and malnutrition is to showcase his work to a global audience. Mr Kelvin Mizen, a maxillofacial consultant at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has spent more than a decade treating children in Ethiopia with Noma, a bacterial infection which can lead to … Read More

Covid-19 restrictions remain in force at Hull hospitals

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All patients, visitors and staff must continue to wear face masks and maintain social distancing when they come to Hull’s hospitals from next week. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is advising people that they must wear face masks and keep two metres apart from others at all times in all hospital buildings. Visiting restrictions will also remain in place, … Read More

Hull begins major research project to improve treatment for blood cancers

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Doctors in Hull are to undertake major research aimed at improving the treatment of people with blood cancers. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and the Universities of Hull and York have been awarded £2.3m to help people with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (HRMDS). Around 500 patients will take part in … Read More

Choice of place of birth: what matters to you?

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A project has been launched today to discover what matters to mums-to-be and their families when choosing where to give birth. Across the Humber, the NHS and other local partners are looking at ways to improve healthcare in the region and we want your input to help us make the best changes for you and your family. We want to … Read More

Fever doesn’t always mean a trip to A&E

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News outlets across the country are today reporting hospital services to be under a significant amount of pressure. Here in Hull, it’s the same picture; we’re seeing really high numbers of people seeking treatment from our Emergency Department but more notably, and in line with the national picture, we’re seeing lots of parents with children who are running a high … Read More

Specialist nurse receives MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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A Children’s Respiratory  Specialist Nurse has received the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours published this weekend. Daryl Perkins received the honour for her services to St John Ambulance which stretch back half a century to when she joined at the age of nine and for services to young people. Daryl, who is only now able to share her secret … Read More

Lateral flow testing introduced for antenatal care

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People attending antenatal appointments and scans are being asked to start self-screening for Covid-19. The Government has recently made twice weekly rapid testing, also known as lateral flow testing, available to everybody, as up to 1 in 3 adults have Covid-19 without any symptoms but can still infect others. Pregnant women and their birth partners are advised to carry out … Read More

Hull earns surgical training accolade

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Hull is set to play a key role in training surgeons of the future. The Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (RCOG) has approved applications from Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and its partner, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, to become a urogynaecology subspecialty training centre. Together, the two trusts represent one of just 15 centres across the country … Read More