WISHH Charity Launches Help The NHS With The National Elf Service

WISHH Charity Launches Help The NHS With The National Elf Service
November 30, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which is responsible for Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital have to look at Christmas a little differently this year. 

Traditionally, generous members of our community, businesses and sporting teams deliver an astonishing amount of Christmas gifts for the areas sickest children the hospitals care for. 

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Boss Shares Honour With Frontline Workers Who Put Community First

Boss Shares Honour With Frontline Workers Who Put Community First
October 29, 2020

It was Christmas every day at one of the region’s leading companies as staff at its string of filling stations and convenience stores supported shoppers in the face of the lockdown shambles in the supermarkets.

Sewell on the Go saw demand for petrol plummet as people stayed at home and kept their cars in their driveways. But sales of groceries soared as residents relied on the neighbourhood network rather than risking a trip to bigger stores which were packed with people, but where shelves were empty.

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WISHH To Deliver Health And Wellbeing Facility For Hospital Staff

WISHH To Deliver Health And Wellbeing Facility For Hospital Staff
September 28, 2020

Hospital staff in Hull are to benefit from a £130,000 health and wellbeing facility thanks to the support of local people and NHS Charities Together.

Earlier this year, individuals and community groups pulled out all the stops to thank staff for working through the Covid-19 pandemic at both Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary.

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Cock Of The Walk Cuts Through Red Tape To Supply Hospital With PPE

Cock Of The Walk Cuts Through Red Tape To Supply Hospital With PPE
April 22, 2020

A Savile Row-trained tailor has turned her talented team and their mean machines over to making much-needed PPE after cutting through the red tape of NHS procurement.

Gill Long, the owner of Cock of the Walk, is confident of producing 250 surgical gowns a day with her international staff of six working variously from home and from their tailors shop in Grimston Street, Hull.

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WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals

WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals
April 1, 2020

Hull Hospitals would like to thank all of the amazing companies, individuals and organisations who have already come forward offering support to our staff and hospitals for the care we are providing patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.   

Supported by our Hull Hospital’s official charity, WISHH, there are a number of ways you can help the Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and the staff who are working tirelessly on delivering care to our patients during these exceptional times.

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High Sheriff Of East Yorkshire To Officially Unveil New Look Children’s Ward

High Sheriff Of East Yorkshire To Officially Unveil New Look Children's Ward
September 22, 2019

Sue Stephenson, The High Sheriff of East Riding of Yorkshire and WISHH Charity Chairman, will officially unveil the new look Coral Ward 130 in the Hull Royal Infirmary’s tower block.

The sickest children in the area are provided with care on this ward and following a wall sticker appeal through the WISHH charity a sum of £6,500 was raised to enhance the ward environment.

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Institute of Directors Support WISHH Charity Fundraising

Institute of Directors Support WISHH Charity Fundraising
July 22, 2019

Following the successful Humber Biz week last month, featuring the Institute of Director’s (IoD) Humber Luncheon with former England footballer and manager and best-selling author, Kevin Keegan as guest speaker, the WISHH Charity which raises funds to support both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital was one of three charities drawn to receive a cheque for £845.00.

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Nurse Cycles From Land’s End To John O’groats To Help Sick Children

Nurse Cycles From Land’s End To John O’groats To Help Sick Children
June 1, 2019

A nurse who has dedicated 36 years of her life to the NHS is planning to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise £1,000 for sick children at Hull Royal Infirmary.

Barbara Joy, 55, is taking on the epic sponsored cycling challenge to raise funds for WISHH, the independent charity funding the redecoration of Ward 130 and the Children’s High Dependency Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary.

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Health Secretary is Mr Scrooge Says Labour’s George McManus 

Health Secretary is Mr Scrooge Says Labour's George McManus 
December 28, 2018

Local Labour Party member George McManus has called the Health Secretary Mr Scrooge. His comments following the government’s announcement to slash public spending on health.

Mr McManus says that the latest round of spending cuts will have a devastating effect. He is also concerned that they will hit some of the most venerable in the community.

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Additional Funding For Local Health Care Welcomed by MP

Additional Funding For Local Health Care Welcomed by MP
December 12, 2018

News that local health services are to receive additional funding has been welcomed by MP Graham Stuart.

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership have secured £88.5 million of additional funding. This cash will be used to help improve emergency care and diagnostic testing in the area.

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Hull And East Riding Students Enjoy A Day In The Life Of The NHS

Hull And East Riding Students Enjoy A Day In The Life Of The NHS
November 11, 2018

Hull and East Riding students will be rolling up their sleeves as they get the chance to experience many of the different roles the NHS has to offer in the fourth annual ‘A Day in the Life of the NHS’ event at Hull Royal Infirmary on 12 and 13 November.

The interactive learning event brought together by health and education organisations from across Hull and East Yorkshire, will open up with an address from Commonwealth boxing champion Tommy Coyle.

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