Physios go for gold for Team GB

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Two hospital physiotherapists will be going for gold next year as they compete for Great Britain in their age groups in international triathlon. Kerry Archer, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist working at the Queen’s Centre for Oncology and Haematology, has qualified to represent the country at the European Triathlon Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany, next June. As well as working full time with … Read More

Hull Doctor takes to the air

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A local doctor has joined an elite team of medics who fly with Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA). Dr. Chris Srinivasan, a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, usually spends his days treating critically ill patients at Hull Royal Infirmary’s Emergency Department. But if this wasn’t exciting enough, he has recently joined a specialist team of hospital doctors on board the Yorkshire Air … Read More

HOPE for cancer survivors

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Members of the Survivorship Team at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham are offering HOPE to people living with or beyond cancer. The team will roll out the new Macmillan HOPE Course from September, which is designed to help people who are living with cancer or who have recently completed treatment to take more control of their lives. “After developing cancer, … Read More

Trust becomes first in region to offer critical care transfer course for nursing staff

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Critical care nurses at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital are amongst the first in the region to undertake a new type of training course focused on the safe transfer of patients. Having identified a need to offer specific training for nursing staff in the movement of critically ill patients, our Critical Care Teacher Trainers Team ran a pilot … Read More

Innovation, jobs, games, debate, activities, learning, prizes and fun: Health Expo has it all!

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Health organisations across East Yorkshire will host the biggest showcase of healthcare services and innovation even seen in the region next week. The 2016 Health Expo will be held on Thursday 7 July at the KCOM Stadium, and is being organised by Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull Clinical Commissioning Group, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, Humber … Read More

Small scale fire at Castle Hill Hospital

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A spokesman at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust says: “We can confirm that Humberside Fire & Rescue attended our Castle Hill Hospital site this morning to deal with a small scale fire in the plant room of the Centenary Building. “All patients and staff have been evacuated from the building and safely relocated to other surgical wards. “Due to … Read More

Paralympic gold medallist to headline at National Cancer Conference in Hull

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Health experts from across the UK will convene in Hull this week for a prestigious national event. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will host the Fourth National Cancer Conference, ‘Contemporary Care: New Challenges, New Solutions’ on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June at the Village Hotel, Hessle. Almost 200 delegates from as far afield as Exeter, the Isle of … Read More

Off duty nurses save swimmer’s life

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Two off duty nurses from Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham saved the life of a local man this week after he became unconscious whilst swimming. Christina Scurr and Kristina Peat, both Staff Nurses on Ward 26, were enjoying a dip in the pool at Total Fitness in Willerby when the incident happened on Tuesday night. After hearing cries for help, … Read More

Plastic Surgery – more than just face value

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When you hear the phrase ‘plastic surgery’, you would be forgiven for thinking of celebrities and their never-ending attempts to look younger, slimmer, or more attractive. Plastic surgery within this NHS, however, is very different. From dog bites to burns, accidents to assaults, the Plastics Team is on hand 24/7 to deal with whatever comes their way. Plastic surgeons are … Read More

Mum’s fight against cancer serves as inspiration to others

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A mum-of-two who is battling cancer is charting her most personal of journeys online to serve as hope and inspiration to others. Clare Davies-Eaton, 41, from Grimsby, is currently receiving treatment for throat cancer at the Queen’s Centre for Oncology and Haematology at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham. Having been diagnosed just 11 weeks ago, she has started a facebook page, … Read More