Hospitals to showcase work on equality, diversity and inclusion

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Patients and the public are being invited to a special event next week focusing on local hospitals’ work around equality, diversity and inclusion. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will host the session on Tuesday 4th October as a means of showcasing work carried out to improve care and accessibility for diverse groups. Guests will receive a valuable insight into … Read More

Hospital staff show their hearts of gold

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They’re probably more used to being on the receiving end of donations, but kind-hearted hospital staff are now making a difference with a donation of their own. Staff at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust approached Fiona Dwyer, of ITV Calendar News and PR consultancy FDPR, to host their annual staff awards ceremony earlier this year and, in return, offered … Read More

Step into the future

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Newborn footprints set to form 12‐month piece of art in UK City of Culture year A team of local midwives is celebrating after being chosen to receive funding for a special project from the Hull City of Culture Team. ‘Born into a City of Culture’ will see footprints taken from every baby born in Hull in 2017 and used to … Read More

Hospital staff take up the baton for good hand hygiene

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Hospital staff will be promoting good hand hygiene in a novel way next week as they take part in a torch relay with a difference. Staff from Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will be taking part in the 2016 Hand Hygiene Torch Tour. Organised by the Infection Prevention Society, the tour is aimed at highlighting the importance of good … Read More

Hospital gears up for the Hull Marathon

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Patients and visitors are asked to be mindful of temporary road closures around the Hull Royal Infirmary site this coming Sunday, 18 September, when the 2016 Hull Marathon takes place. Whilst the 26.2 mile race route will not pass directly in front of the hospital, arrangements for nearby road closures and access restrictions, including the full closure of Anlaby Road, … Read More

Project to tackle isolation in older people reaches industry award shortlist

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A project aimed at tackling isolation and improving older people’s well-being in East Yorkshire is considered amongst the best in the country by leading industry professionals. Today, the Health Service Journal has announced that the Bridlington Pathfinder Project has reached the finals of this year’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. Last autumn, the project was piloted amongst over-75s who were … Read More

Community support for cancer survivors

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Cancer patients in Driffield can now access specialist clinics and expert advice much closer to home. Normally based at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Survivorship Team is launching bi-monthly outreach sessions at Alfred Bean Hospital in Driffield (pictured, above). The sessions will run from 9:30am to 1pm starting on Tuesday 6th September, and … Read More

Physicist gets on her soapbox to encourage more women into science

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A hospital physicist will be getting on her soapbox this weekend as a way of encouraging more women into scientific careers. Jenny Marsden, Higher Principal Physicist within the Queen’s Centre for Oncology & Haematology at Castle Hill Hospital, is one of just a handful of people chosen to take part in the Freedom Festival’s Soapbox Science event. Soapbox Science gives … Read More

Act FAST and join the discussion on stroke care in Hull

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Around 110,000 people experience a stroke every year in England, making it one of the country’s leading health problems. In Hull alone, there are thought to be almost 7,000 people who have previously had a stroke. Strokes occur when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. A stroke is a serious medical condition which can lead … Read More

Planning application submitted for new helipad

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has submitted proposals to Hull City Council’s Planning Committee to create a new helipad at the back of Hull Royal Infirmary. The hospital serves the region as a Major Trauma Centre, regularly receiving emergency patients via helicopter and organising patient transfers via air ambulance. A number of providers currently fly in to Hull Royal … Read More