Keeping ourselves, our community and our NHS protected in extreme heat

The Met Office has issued extreme heat weather warnings (Red and Amber) for our region on Monday and Tuesday next week, developing from Sunday. This means that a hot or exceptional hot spell is expected, leading to widespread impacts on people and infrastructure. What to expect (Taken from Met Office Red and Amber Guidance) Adverse health effects experienced, which may lead to serious illness or danger to life. Government advice is that 999 services should be used…


University of Hull healthcare graduates boost local NHS

The University of Hull’s largest ever cohort of healthcare graduates, who will be celebrating their graduation this month, are set to provide a boost to the NHS – and the majority will be working for local health services and hospitals. The boost to the NHS comes at a critical time for the health service that is struggling to manage the backlog of care resulting from the pandemic. More than 1800 nurses, and other allied health students such…


New vaccination centre to open in Princes Quay

City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP) announced today that they are opening a new vaccination centre in Princes Quay, Hull on Monday 8 November. People over 18 wanting a Covid-19 booster will need to book an appointment through the national system; the centre will also be offering first jabs to 12 to 15-year-olds, in line with current Government guidance. Booster appointments will be available seven days a week from 8am to 7.20pm with appointments for…

Read more about the article Fifty hospital staff support WISHH ‘By Your Side’ Appeal
Dr-Vishal Metha and Team of runners

Fifty hospital staff support WISHH ‘By Your Side’ Appeal

Hull Hospital’s doctors, nurses and other NHS staff are going to be part of history in the making, whilst supporting our new ‘By Your Side’ Appeal, as they take part in the World’s Largest Marathon, involving 100,000 people globally.  An incredible team of 50 staff working in departments such as neurosurgery, cardiology, ophthalmology, physiotherapy, security, administration, paediatrics, and theatres at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital, have dedicated months of training to for the…


New Campaign to Support Mental Health for the Armed Forces Community

A new regional campaign to support the mental health of Armed Forces personnel and their families in Hull and East Yorkshire begins today (Monday, 20 September). The campaign highlights the range of mental health services that are available across the region for any person who serves or has served in the Armed Forces, and their families. It encourages those who are concerned about or struggling with their mental health to access the support available. The…

Read more about the article Multi-million pound investment in new Intensive Care Unit for Hull
New Intensive Care Unit for Hull

Multi-million pound investment in new Intensive Care Unit for Hull

A multi-million pound Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is to open at Hull Royal Infirmary this summer for critically ill and injured patients from all over Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is a Major Trauma Centre for the region and the ICU at Hull Royal Infirmary will provide patients with some of the best critical care facilities in England. The three-storey building, close to the hospital’s Emergency Department, will also feature…

Read more about the article Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend

Help us help you be prepared for the bank holiday weekend

Hull and East Riding residents are encouraged to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bank holiday, Monday 31 May 2021, and reminded which NHS services will be available. Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC), out of hours GP services and some pharmacies across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire will remain open. However, GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed on the bank holiday. If you need medical help, the NHS is still here for…