Deaths from Covid-19 and current inpatients

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Sadly, we can confirm that the number of patients who have died from Covid-19 at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital since March 19, 2020, is 1,231. Today, there are 29 patients in our hospitals who have tested positive for Covid-19 for the first time within the past 10 days. Of those patients, one is in Intensive Care. We … Read More

International recognition for Thoracic Trauma Team

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A team specialising in the care of seriously injured patients has received international accreditation for its work. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded ‘Collaborative’ status from the Chest Wall Injury Society (CWIS) for its often life-saving work with patients with rib fractures and other chest injuries. Hull is one of just 26 specialist Major Trauma Centres across … Read More

Visiting arrangements extended at HRI and Castle Hill

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Hospital patient in bed

Patients being cared for in East Yorkshire hospitals are set to benefit from extended visiting arrangements from today. The number of visitors a patient can receive and the amount of time they can visit for has been extended across the majority of wards and services at Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary. In order to balance the benefits of … Read More

Helping Joel make memories with his sons

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Cyclists are being invited to take part in a Cyclosportive to help a member of staff at Hull Royal Infirmary who has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Joel Wainman, who has worked at Hull University Teaching Hospitals since 1990 and is known throughout Hull Royal Infirmary as a stalwart of the Post Room, was diagnosed with the life-limiting condition … Read More

‘DadPad’ app launched to support new and dads-to-be.

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Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership have launched the ‘DadPad’ app to support new and dads-to-be. The DadPad app is an easy-to-use, freely downloadable resource for new dads and dads-to-be in Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. Packed with relevant information, as well as details on local support groups and service providers, it aims to … Read More

Caring for people and the planet

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Helix and ICU staff with certificate

Section of woodland planted as part of carbon offsetting scheme for Hull’s £8m ICU There’s no doubt that Hull’s new multi-million pound Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a huge leap forward in the provision of quality care to critically ill patients. Constructed by Helix CMS in 2021, the new three-storey unit boasts 24 individual glass fronted cubicles containing electric hoists, … Read More

Conference in Hull to help staff through bereavement

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals is hosting ‘At a Loss for Words’ – a conference to help organisations and employers support staff through bereavement. The event, run in partnership with Cruse Bereavement Care, offers tips and tools to allow employers and employees to support colleagues suffering bereavement. The free, half-day event with breakfast runs from 7.30am to 1pm and will take … Read More

Hospital gas emissions slashed at Women and Children’s Hospital

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Midwives and baby

Thousands of pounds and thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions saved as part of Trust drive to achieve net zero by 2030 A team working to reduce carbon emissions across Hull Hospitals has turned its attention to the anaesthetic gases given during labour – with staggering results. Until recently, almost one fifth of all the carbon emissions generated by Hull … Read More

Organ donation video translated into 17 languages by Intensive Care Consultant

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An intensive care consultant in Hull has translated an organ donation video into 17 different languages to help people from all cultures consider the gift of life. Dr Harish Lad, Clinical Lead in Organ Donation at Hull University Teaching Hospitals (HUTH), has produced a series of videos in 17 different languages to promote organ donation. The NHS Organ Donation video … Read More

Congratulations to Lois after she was named “Apprentice of the Year”

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Well done to Lois Anderson-Leary, who works as a trainee Respiratory Physiologist in our Pulmonary Function Unit at Castle Hill Hospital. Lois was named “Apprentice of the Year” in Sheffield Hallam University’s “Inspirational Student Awards 2022.” Lois joined the trust on a level 2 Clinical Support Apprenticeship programme, specialising in GI Physiology, in September 2016 and went on to undertake … Read More