Having a baby during COVID times

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“I cannot imagine how we would have made it through without your wonderful staff”  We understand that local families who are expecting a baby right now may be worried about the COVID19 situation or have questions about current hospital access arrangements.  That’s why we thought we’d share with you the story of Katie, who had her baby, Jack, at Hull … Read More

Engineers’ crucial role in COVID effort

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The first wave of the COVID19 pandemic asked a lot of all hospital staff. From doctors and nurses to porters and housekeepers, life on the frontline of hospital care took a rapid and unexpected twist in just a matter of days, but what of the other teams working behind the scenes? Today is Clinical Engineering Day, so it seems only … Read More

Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

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Sadly, we can confirm that since March 19, 224 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 only … Read More

Hull Hospitals receives Damien Hirst artwork

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A piece of artwork created by world famous artist, Damien Hirst, will be displayed in Hull Royal Infirmary from November. Reproduced on perspex the Butterfly Rainbow was created by Damien Hirst to show support for the NHS during the Coronavirus crisis and this is one of a number of donated artworks to several hospitals within the NHS. The donation to … Read More

Pregnant women urged to ‘Bump the Habit’

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A new website has launched across the Humber, Coast and Vale area to help pregnant women stop smoking – with their loved ones also encouraged to quit at the same time to help them succeed in kicking the habit. Humber, Coast and Vale, an area which includes the cities of Hull and York and large rural areas across Northern Lincolnshire, … Read More

New GP service to cut down unnecessary visits to Hull’s Emergency Department

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A new GP referral service will be trialled at Hull Hospitals this winter to prevent patients having to make unnecessary trips to A&E. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is opening a new Acute Care Navigation Hub at Hull Royal Infirmary as part of a four-week trial. GPs taking part in the trial will be able to use the hub … Read More

The secret’s out: Major new national campaign launched to attract best talent to East Yorkshire

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A national campaign will be virtually launched on Wednesday, October 7th at the Castle Hill Hospital to support recruitment to the health and care workforce in Hull and East Yorkshire. Under the banner, East Yorkshhire: ‘the secret’s out’,  the new campaign will seek to attract more people to vital roles in Hull and East Yorkshire from around the country and … Read More

Birth partners now able to attend 20-week scans

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Birth partners will be able to join women for pregnancy scans from Tuesday (October 6) after measures were introduced to protect staff and patients from Covid-19. Maternity and sonography teams at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital have worked together for months to find a way for birth partners to attend 20-week scans. From tomorrow, partners will be able to attend … Read More

Hull Royal Infirmary team performs world-first in keyhole surgery

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A Consultant Vascular Radiologist in Hull has performed a world-first in keyhole surgery to save a patient with a life-threatening aneurysm. Dr Raghu Lakshminarayan led a team including consultants, radiologists and anaesthetists along with Interventional nurses, radiographers, theatre nurses and ODPs, to save the patient by performing the world’s first fenestrated Altura graft at Hull Royal Infirmary. With his patient, … Read More

Hospitals plan for winter and second wave of Covid-19

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is hoping to receive more than £3m of government winter funding to help Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital this winter. Seasonal illnesses like flu among an ageing population, falls caused by bad weather and viruses like RSV and bronchiolitis among children has resulted in major pressures on beds during previous winters. Plans … Read More