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.
Primary and secondary school students across the East Riding took the chance to thank NHS staff and express exactly what the service means to them as the nation came together to celebrate 70 years since its creation.
Students were given the opportunity to exercise their imagination to come up with their own creative representation of what the NHS means to them, with the award of a Fitbit for the overall winning artist.
The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board has visited Hull Royal Infirmary to talk to staff about the winter challenges of the NHS and the way hospital discharges were managed.
Chairman Councillor Jonathan Owen spoke to Ellen Ryabov, the hospital’s chief operating officer, and Scott Rayner, hospital social care team manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, about their experiences during the worst time of the year.
Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the announcement of a £981,000 cash injection for the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which will be used to improve Accident and Emergency (A&E) services at Hull Royal Infirmary.
The cash boost, announced by Minister of State for Health Philip Dunne, is designed to improve first-line responses in A&E departments. More money is being spent on necessary equipment, staff and infrastructure to ensure that each patient receives a quick and thorough assessment.
A friendship formed at a cardiac rehabilitation group 20 years ago is still going strong for two widowers who have paid tribute to the team and facilities at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice for helping to keep them fit and healthy.
Albert Irvin, 94, and Robert Cawkwell, 83, have become firm friends and training partners after first meeting through a cardiac rehabilitation scheme at Hull Royal Infirmary after both suffered heart attacks.
Humberside Police were called by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service at 6.23am today (Friday 10 March) requesting assistance with road closures following a serious house fire and subsequent explosion on Beverley Road, Hull.
A man from the property has been taken to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries. Three fire officers are believed to have sustained minor injuries.
The Tommy Coyle Academy West Hull which specialises in boxing fitness, health and education has been given a free superfast broadband connection from local wireless internet service provider, Quickline Communications.
Quickline Communications who offer super fast broadbrand in Beverley and the surrounding areas contribution now means young people can get online for help with school work, jobs and social interaction while at the gym.