Helping people with cancer and Covid-19

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Hospital staff on a Covid ward have spoken of their work to care for patients with cancer who develop the virus. Ward 30, an oncology ward at the Queen’s Centre, looks after patients with complex symptoms of cancer. However, during the pandemic, the ward team have been looking after patients with cancer who have also been diagnosed with the virus. … 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, 853 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

Hull researchers in new trial to test mixed vaccines for Covid-19

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals are to take part in a new trial to understand what happens when people receive different vaccines to protect them against Covid-19. The study will follow volunteers over the next 10 months to see if there is any benefit to a person’s immunity when they receive different forms of the vaccine. Researchers at Hull Royal and … Read More

Help us to help you by keeping your breast screening appointments

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Women are being encouraged to attend breast screening appointments when they receive their three-yearly invitations. Humberside Breast Screening Service is reassuring women that full safety measures and social distancing have been put in place to protect them when they attend all appointments. Screening sites are based at Castle Hill Hospital and Withernsea Hospital. The site at Freshney Green GP Practice … Read More

Further restrictions eased for appointments at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital

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Women will now be able to bring their partner or one adult to antenatal appointments and growth scans at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital from today (Monday, April 12). Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is bringing forward a relaxation of restrictions, originally planned to be introduced over the next few weeks, in line with national guidelines. From today, women … Read More

Helping get patients home during Covid-19

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They already had a challenging task, ensuring patients could go home from Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with all the support they need. But the Medical Patient Discharge Assistants have gone the extra mile during the pandemic, making sure people are tested for Covid-19 so they are well enough and safe enough to go back to care homes … Read More

Emergency Admin Department going the extra mile for patients throughout Covid-19

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Frontline hospital staff helping people in need of emergency care throughout the pandemic have been praised for their dedication to patients. Staff in the Emergency Administration Department have worked around the clock in the Emergency Department (ED) at Hull Royal Infirmary, featured in Channel 5’s A&E After Dark, since the pandemic was declared a year ago. Team leader Jo Hagues … Read More

Partners allowed to attend hospital appointments at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital

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A new “Pod” structure  has been installed inside Hull Women and Children’s Hospital to create additional safe space allowing partners to attend scans and appointments. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been working for months on potential solutions to allow partners to accompany women to scan and antenatal appointments in line with new national guidance. Head of Midwifery Lorraine … Read More

How Captain Sir Tom has helped staff at Hull’s hospitals

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Work has begun on the construction of a £150,000 Health and Wellbeing Centre funded by some of the £33m raised for the NHS by Captain Sir Tom Moore and hospitals’ charity WISHH. The centre next to Nightingales Restaurant at Castle Hill Hospital will be open by the end of May to offer hospital staff a safe haven to relax and … Read More

Hospital teams unite to help patients needing surgery during Covid-19

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They came together as one team to provide the best possible care to patients requiring surgery in the midst of a pandemic. Thanks go out to all members of staff on Ward 9 at Castle Hill for their work as the trust faced the pressures of Covid-19. Before the pandemic, staff on the 34-bed unit cared for patients required orthopaedic … Read More