Hospital records now available through the NHS App

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You can now securely access your outpatient letters and hospital appointments electronically via the NHS App. The NHS App already allows you to see your vaccinations status, order repeat prescriptions, book and manage GP appointments, get health information and advice, view your NHS Number and view your GP health record securely. The new service, which is completely free, will link … Read More

Hull hospitals staff support Covid effort overseas

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The global Covid pandemic has been a frightening and uncertain time for us all. Personally and professionally, it has made us reflect and made us grateful for what we have. We appreciate being able to have friends and family around us more, we’re thankful for our freedoms, and we’re grateful for a health service which has spearheaded the battle against … Read More

Using hand-held devices to help your treatment

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We’re not on our phones! It might look like we are but only because we need to be. From Monday, our wards at Castle Hill are switching over to digital nurse care records. This means our ward-based staff will be using hand-held devices that look similar to phones to record vital information about their patients and their treatment plans. Please … Read More

Number of deaths after patients test positive for COVID-19

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Sadly, we can confirm that since 19 March 2020, 943 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

Teenage Cancer Unit sets up new wig service for young people

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Hospital staff caring for young people with cancer are launching a new service to help them when they lose their hair. The Teenage Cancer Unit at Castle Hill Hospital is teaming up with the Living With and Beyond Cancer team at the Queen’s Centre to set up a new wig service. Young people who come to the unit for treatment will … Read More

East Yorkshire families give the gift of life to others

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Twenty-one husbands, wives, sons and daughters in East Yorkshire have been given a second chance of life thanks to the courage of bereaved families. Between April 2020 and March this year, 14 families agreed to donate the organs of their loved ones when they discovered there was no hope of them surviving illness or injury. Thanks to those people who … Read More

WISHH Charity launches £40,000 ‘By Your Side’ appeal

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Hull Hospitals are here, by your side when you need them, from the delivery of exceptional care, to supporting families and loved ones.  They are a team we can truly depend on when we need them most.  Many of us will have our own story to tell on how hospital staff have touched our lives and gone above and beyond … Read More

Innovative 3D teaching tool to help educate students about organ donation

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School children are to benefit from the latest design innovation to learn about the importance of organ donation in saving lives. Specialist Nurses in organ donation, based at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital, will use a 3D interactive torso with removable organs including the heart, liver, pancreas and gall bladder, when they tour schools across Hull and the … Read More

Hospital teams train for major chemical spill

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Hospital emergency teams sprang into action today as part of their training for a major chemical spill in the city. Porters, staff from the Emergency Department and security teams worked together to ensure five casualties received the best possible care after the mock accident. Operation Hoddle was set up by Hull University Teaching Hospitals (HUTH) to test staff’s response to … Read More

Work begins on solar panel field to help power Castle Hill Hospital

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East Riding Council has approved plans for a solar panel field to generate energy for Castle Hill Hospital. Known as “ground mounted solar photovoltaic array”, the development will cover 7.7 hectares, including access roads, on land south of Castle Road in Cottingham. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust plans to erect almost 11,000 solar panels to generate a third of … Read More