Latest East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Stories

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...

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