WISHH Charity Launches £40,000 By Your Side Appeal

WISHH Charity Launches £40,000 By Your Side Appeal
September 19, 2021

Hull Hospitals are here, by your side when you need them, from the delivery of exceptional care to supporting families and loved ones.

They are a team we can truly depend on when we need them most. Many of us will have our own story to tell on how hospital staff have touched our lives and gone above and beyond to make a difference.

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Japanese Themed Exhibition Coming To Beverley Art Gallery

Japanese Themed Exhibition Coming To Beverley Art Gallery
September 9, 2021

Opening on Saturday, 16 October at Beverley Art Gallery will be ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’, a unique exhibition bringing together a selection of items from private collections across East Yorkshire and artwork by Laura Boswell.

The idea for the exhibition came about more than two years ago when the Japanese Embassy introduced the ‘Japan-UK Season of Culture’, a celebration of the many facets of Japanese culture in the UK.

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Library Link Brings Bedside Poems And Stories To Hospital Patients

Library Link Brings Bedside Poems And Stories To Hospital Patients
August 17, 2021

A hospital in Yorkshire has become the first in the country to support patient care by bringing poetry, stories and chat to the bedside in a partnership that has its roots in the UK City of Culture programme.

Library Link has completed a pilot scheme with volunteers from Hull and East Yorkshire reading poems and short stories to patients in wards and waiting rooms at Hull Royal Infirmary and is now gearing up to return post-Covid.

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Life-Saving Emergency Care Staff Get A New Haven

Life-Saving Emergency Care Staff Get A New Haven
March 18, 2021

A hospital team who spend their days and nights dealing with the urgent and unexpected have had their break area transformed thanks to charitable donations.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust’s emergency care team, whose work is currently the subject of Channel 5 series A&E After Dark, are more used to designing care plans than staff rooms.

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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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Communities To Join Country For The Biggest Thank You Yet

Communities To Join Country For The Biggest Thank You Yet
July 3, 2020

People in Hull and the East Riding are being urged to take part in the biggest ‘thank-you’ the country has ever seen on the birthday of the NHS this weekend, culminating in an epic pause for applause at 5pm on Sunday.

This major country-wide coming together will thank all those who have been helping us through the pandemic and recognise the vital community connections that continue to support us all.

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Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases

Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases
June 11, 2020

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has set a target for completion by the end of this year and operation early in 2021 after construction resumed at the site.

The Daisy Appeal has also released the first pictures of the state-of-the-art complex which will improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease and dementia in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

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Beverley Town Councillors Delivering Life-Saving PPE To Care Homes

Beverley Town Councillors Delivering Life-Saving PPE To Care Homes
May 4, 2020

Councillors from Beverley Town Council are delivering life-saving, PPE face shields to key workers in the care home sector in Beverley.

The face shields have been designed by the engineering department at Hull University, who have been working round the clock with NHS consultants and industrial partners to create a state of the art face shield to protect health workers against the Covid 19 virus.

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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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Liberal Democrat David Tucker Promises To Stand Up For Beverley

Liberal Democrat David Tucker Promises To Stand Up For Beverley
March 9, 2020

This Thursday, 12 March, a by-election will be held in the St Mary’s West ward to elect a new councillor to Beverley Town Council.

The well known and respected campaigner, David Tucker, will contest the seat for the Liberal Democrats who won all 7 St Mary’s seats on Beverley Town Council last May, in addition to 3 councillors on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Hull 2017 Legacy Project Gives Pupils Something To Sing About

Hull 2017 Legacy Project Gives Pupils Something To Sing About
January 10, 2020

A project launched during Hull City of Culture 2017 has been able to continue thanks to funding from Newground Together, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Building on the success of the project that was debuted as part of Hull 2017’s Creative Communities Programme, Song for Hull will return to the city, even bigger than before.

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