Raymond ‘Ray’ Grange, the former Tourism Officer for Beverley and a well-known local character, sadly passed away on Thursday 20 January at Hull Royal Infirmary with his children by his side after a very short and very rapid decline in his health.
Local clinical leaders are praising the phenomenal local vaccine effort with 40,000 people in Hull and East Riding receiving their booster vaccination in the last 10 days.
The NHS is prioritising bookings for boosters and is urging people to book an appointment to guarantee their jab – as it aims to offer every eligible adult their booster dose by the end of December 2021.
A charity appeal to ensure hospital patients could still enjoy Christmas despite the Covid pandemic is being repeated this year after being billed as a roaring success in 2020.
Generous members of the Hull and East Riding community rallied together to support the WISHH National Elf Service Appeal, which ensured Covid-safe gifts could be bought for babies, children and the elderly spending time in hospital over Christmas.
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 Virtual London Marathon.
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.
WISHH, the official charity of Hull Hospitals is urging people across Hull and East Yorkshire to join the nation’s biggest tea break on the 5th July to raise funds for the incredible people in our NHS who’ve done so much to help everyone get through the pandemic.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, is to benefit from £5,925,000.
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.
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.