NHS staff working in Hull and East Yorkshire have been told they need to apply for new jobs. Up to 50 members of staff working for the trust that runs Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital must reapply for new jobs in the NHS. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust say it is in a bid to "improve the consistency and efficiency" of their administration division and have confirmed no staff will be made redundant during the changes. However, dozens of staff have been told they must apply for new roles as part of the restructure. While staff numbers are expected remain at the same level, the overhaul will see some people taking on more responsibility. In a statement, a spokeswoman for Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We are currently reviewing the way we provide administration services for patients. "The review is being carried out in an attempt to improve the consistency and efficiency of the service. The review has identified that we still need the … [Read more...] about Hull NHS Trust tells 50 staff they must apply for new hospital jobs
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Pickets have been organised outside every major hospital in the county as junior doctors prepare for a mass walk-out today. The 24-hour period of “emergency care only” staffing among juniors, who are taking industrial action over the Government’s proposed changes to their contracts, will see thousands of clinicians strike from 8am.NHS bosses have warned that the move will put hospitals under “additional pressure” after trusts across the region sent out letters to patients likely to be affected by the walk-out.NHS England says 1,425 inpatient operations and procedures will be cancelled as well as more than 2,500 outpatient appointments nationwide as junior doctors prepare to make a huge statement of discontent.Today’s industrial action comes just over a week after talks between doctors’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Government broke down.A collective of Yorkshire junior doctors, who were behind the October junior doctor … [Read more...] about Picket lines at West Yorkshire hospitals as junior doctors stage 24-hour walk-out
More patients are dying than they should be at 29 NHS trusts, claims an eminent hospital death rates expert. MailOnline last week named and shamed the 13 health service-ran organisations across England that recorded excess deaths in 2017. But Professor Sir Brian Jarman, who helped expose the Mid-Staffordshire hospital scandal, fears the true figure is much higher. He recalculated the NHS Digital data for MailOnline and found a further 16 trusts ran by the health service fall into the excess deaths category. According to his analysis, there were 6,800 more deaths than expected at hospitals ran by the 29 trusts - significantly more than NHS estimates of 3,700. Blackpool Victoria Hospital, ran by the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS FT, has been flagged up for having excess deaths every year since 2014 The County Hospital is ran by Wye Valley NHS Trust, which was named as one of the 13 NHS trusts with excess deaths in 2017 WHERE WERE THE 29 NHS TRUSTS … [Read more...] about 29 NHS trusts have excess deaths – NOT 13!
It is an institution every one of us has turned to at some time. Most of us were born with their help and they are there to guide us through some of the most difficult times in our lives. And thanks to the NHS we do not have to worry about being financially crippled when we are ill. This amazing organisation turns 70 today, when health secretary Aneurin Bevan launched the NHS in 1948. We take a look at those that help ensure it continues to be a life saver for so many even if budgets are stretched. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has around 1,000 inpatient beds, employs more than 8,900 full and part-time staff and provides planned and emergency hospital services for almost 603,000 people in Hull and the East Riding. Hull Royal Infirmary provides acute medical and surgical services as well as emergency care. Castle Hill Hospital is the main site for cardiac and planned surgical services and is the regional centre for oncology and haematology. A Major Trauma Centre for the … [Read more...] about Here are 70 of Hull’s NHS heroes as it celebrates its 70th birthday
Nineteen workers from the same company have been taken to A&E today after coming into contact with toxic liquid at a Hull company. The group had to attend Hull Royal Infirmary's Emergency Department on Wednesday morning after reporting skin irritation as a result of coming into contact the toxic substance. It is not yet clear what the substance was that caused the injuries although a spokeswoman for the hospital told Hull Live that 19 people had been admitted on Wednesday as a result of using a "specific cleaning agent". The skin irritation suffered by the patients has been described as "minor" and they have all since been discharged. One woman visiting a relative in hospital said her sister was warned that she could not be seen urgently at accident and emergency due to the sudden influx of patients. She said: "My sister is in hospital at the minute and she's not getting seen. "She says there have been 19 patients taken in because of a chemical leak and described it as a major … [Read more...] about 19 Hull workers taken to hospital with chemical burns