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Latest Castle Hill Hospital Stories

2008-10-12 00:00:30

By laura stuart-cook Tributes have flooded into www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk for leukaemia sufferer Wayne Edges, who died just days after being told a bone marrow transplant had been a success. As reported, Wayne (41) was given the transplant in May, after an emotional plea to Grimsby Telegraph readers by his daughter Rebecca Riley (16), from Cleethorpes, to help find a potentially life- saving bone marrow match. Following her appeal, 58 people signed up for a special donor clinic held at...

2008-09-11 21:00:25

By Lizzie Murphy The 65m centre, at Castle Hill Hospital, in Cottingham, Hull, which opened last month, provides treatment and palliative care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Operon will deliver the building and M&E maintenance, grounds maintenance, lifecycle replacement and energy management. Operon Catering will provide caf and retail outlets for patients, staff and the wider community, under its "Options" brand. The contract spans 28 years The new hospital, which has a...

2008-08-29 00:00:36

A Private hospital in Cottingham has been bought by the NHS in a multi-million pound deal, the Mail can reveal. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has taken over the Hull Nuffield Hospital in the grounds of Castle Hill. Nuffield Hospitals have already sold off nine of their sites to another healthcare provider, but it is extremely unusual for a NHS trust to make such a purchase. Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust also plans to spend pounds1m to bring the private facilities up to...

2008-08-28 00:00:38

World-class treatment facilities at a new pounds70m cancer centre in Cottingham have been used for the first time. Patients and staff moved into the new oncology and haematology centre at Castle Hill Hospital at the weekend. Yesterday, some of the centre's six state-of-the-art radiotherapy suites were used for the first time. Each suite contains a pounds1.5m linear accelerator capable of destroying cancer cells through powerful, high-energy X-rays. They all also have a stunning...

2008-08-26 03:00:00

A new pounds70m cancer centre has opened for patients at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham. The opening of the pounds70m oncology and haematology centre came after patients and staff relocated from the Princess Royal Hospital in east Hull over the weekend. Health services have been provided at the Princess Royal site in Saltshouse Road for more than 80 years. All that remains now is a dermatology outpatients service, which is scheduled to move out later this year. Ward sister Clare...

2008-07-17 00:00:35

THOUSANDS of people across Hull and East Yorkshire are being urged to sign up to get a bigger say in the running of their local hospitals. Hull Royal Infirmary, Castle Hill Hospital and the soon-to-close Princess Royal Hospital yesterday unveiled plans to bid for foundation status. The move will give hospital chiefs a greater say over how they operate by giving them freedoms from Whitehall control, although they will remain part of the NHS. Officials hope more than 4,000 members of the...

2008-07-10 03:00:00

Fundraisers behind the Daisy Appeal are launching a new campaign to buy a pounds5m hospital scanner to help East Yorkshire patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease and cancer. Professor Nick Stafford, chairman of the charity, said the hi- tech scanner would be used by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to help investigate various cardiac, neurological and cancer conditions. Only a few other hospitals in the UK have similar equipment. The Daisy Appeal was set up six years ago to...

2008-07-03 00:00:27

Exclusive A SENIOR doctor has been suspended as police investigate a series of deaths at a Yorkshire hospital. The inquiry into the record of consultant anaesthetist Sean Bennett was triggered by concerns about the death of a patient at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, in May. The man, who was in his 50s, was receiving round-the-clock treatment in the intensive care unit and was understood to have been given a bleak prognosis. Because of his condition his relatives had...