SMART lighting for Hull’s hospitals to improve air quality

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More than 20,000 light fittings are to be replaced at Hull’s hospitals as part of an environmental quest to reduce deaths caused by air pollution. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is working towards a government target to become carbon neutral by 2040. Now, every light fitting at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital as well as the trust’s … Read More

Thanks for supporting women giving birth in a pandemic

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Staff on Hull’s Labour Ward have been thanked for their work to support women giving birth during a pandemic. Now, Labour Ward Matron Angela Rymer is thanking midwives, midwifery assistants, medics, housekeeper, hygienist, cleaning and health care staff on the Labour Ward at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital for providing the best possible care to women and their families since … Read More

Tracey back on frontline after Covid-19 vaccination

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She spent five months inside her home, not able to even step outside, because she was so vulnerable to Covid-19. But Perioperative Support Worker Tracey Dennison was desperate to be part of her team helping patients undergoing surgery at Hull Royal Infirmary. Now, after becoming the first member of staff at Hull Royal to receive both doses of the vaccine,  … Read More

Ward 16 thanked as staff are redeployed four times during pandemic

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A ward sister is sending heartfelt thanks to her team after they were redeployed from their usual hospital roles four times during the pandemic. Nursing, medical and support staff on Ward 16 at Castle Hill Hospital have stepped forward to work on special wards assigned for patients with the virus. Now, with the team still caring for patients with the … Read More

What matters to you, matters to us…

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Help us to shape the future of your healthcare services Across the Humber, the NHS and local partners are looking at ways to improve healthcare in our region and we want your input to help us make the best changes for you and your family. The Humber Acute Services programme is looking at how to make healthcare work better for … Read More

Don’t ignore your kidneys – they matter

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Around three million people in the UK have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) – but a third of them may not even be aware they have this serious condition. Today is World Kidney Day and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is joining the global campaign to make sure people understand why kidneys mater.  What do kidneys do? They remove toxins, excess … Read More

Health Care Assistant Neil back at work after two months in Intensive Care

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A health care assistant who spent almost two months fighting for life in his hospital’s Intensive Care Unit after contracting Covid-19 is returning to work. Neil McDonald will return to the Endoscopy team at Castle Hill Hospital later this month after making a full recovery from the virus. As he prepares to return to a job he loves, Neil said: … Read More

Hull plays major role in global research to find solutions to Covid-19

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Researchers at Hull’s hospitals have been congratulated for their major contribution to the global effort to find solutions to Covid-19. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has undertaken 27 Covid-19 studies since the start of the pandemic, including trials of potentially life-saving treatments, ways to ease the severity of symptoms, rehabilitation after infection and vaccination. The trust played a major … Read More

Security team thanked for a year of ongoing commitment to safety of staff and patients

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The hospital team springing into action to protect hospital staff and patients as the UK’s first cases of Covid-19 were confirmed has been thanked for their immense contribution, one year on. Security staff erected and maintained a cordon around Ward 7 to protect all staff and patients at Castle Hill Hospital as the first two patients with the virus were … Read More

Visiting restrictions eased at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is easing some visiting restrictions from next week as rates of Covid-19 infection continue to fall. From Monday, one named visitor will be able to visit a relative or friend at Hull Royal Infirmary or Castle Hill Hospital by booking a slot of up to an hour with the ward sister or charge nurse. … Read More