Deaths of patients testing positive for Covid-19 and current inpatients

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There are 112 patients currently in Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with Covid-19. Of those patients, three are in Intensive Care.* Sadly, we can confirm 1,018 patients have died at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust since 19 March 2020 after testing positive for the virus. Their families have been informed and our deepest sympathies are with them … Read More

Messaging service extended as visiting restrictions continue

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Chaplains will continue delivering messages and get well wishes to patients in hospital A messaging service which has brought joy to patients in hospital at Christmastime is to be extended into 2022. Hospital chaplains working across Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary began a service last month, offering to hand deliver messages to patients unable to see or communicate … Read More

Keeping in touch with hospital patients over Christmas and New Year

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As we approach Christmas, we understand that relatives and friends will want to stay in touch with loved ones spending time in hospital. We appreciate the current visiting restrictions make this difficult but would like to present a few options for how you can keep in contact over the festive season. Our hospitals are very busy right now and so … Read More

Messaging service will reassure patients their loved ones are thinking of them

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Hospital chaplains will be taking Christmas messages out to patients over the next few weeks as visiting restrictions continue. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust’s Pastoral and Spiritual Care Team is inviting relatives and friends to email them with messages for patients which they will then deliver in person. The team of chaplains works across both Hull Royal Infirmary and … Read More

Book your COVID-19 Booster Vaccination

Communications TeamCOVID-19 Update, News

The Medical Education Centre (MEC) at Hull Royal Infirmary is delivering pre-booked vaccinations from the public for COVID-19 booster vaccinations. You can book yours using the National Booking System website. If there are no available appointments on the system that means they are fully booked. However please keep trying as more are being made available all of the time. If … Read More

Hull hospitals security team earn prestigious ‘Team of the Year’ title

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A hospital-based security team from Hull has received one of the profession’s highest accolades. The security team at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been named ‘Healthcare Security Team of the Year’ by the National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS). The team serves the two major local hospitals, namely Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, and … Read More

National recognition for Hull’s sustainability projects

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Hull Hospitals’ commitment to sustainability and to patient care have been recognised at a national awards ceremony this afternoon. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust had two projects shortlisted at this year’s Health Business Awards, which was hosted online by well-known TV medic, Dr Mark Porter MBE. Emerging triumphant in the Patient Safety category was the Trust’s eco-friendly slide sheet. … Read More

Visiting restrictions at Hull’s hospitals

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Visiting at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill is being restricted to exceptional cases only from this week to reflect global concerns over the Omicron variant of Covid-19. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is stopping all visiting to patients except specific cases approved in advance by senior ward staff as national and international concerns mount over the increased transmissibility … Read More

New multi-million pound ICU unveiled at Hull Royal Infirmary

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A new £8m Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has been unveiled at Hull Royal Infirmary to treat critically ill and injured patients from all over Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is opening the 24-bed unit next week to provide some of the best critical care facilities in the country. The three-storey unit, next to Hull Royal … Read More

Chiron Medal for Hull’s Dr Eirini Kasfiki

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Dr Kasfiki’s contribution to medical education has earned her this prestigious Royal College award A Hull doctor has received a prestigious Royal College honour for her contribution to medical training. Dr Eirini Kasfiki, a consultant in acute and general medicine based at Hull Royal Infirmary, has been awarded the Chiron Medal from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE). … Read More