We know there are many questions and concerns across the country about how quickly the NHS is getting services back online after the first surge in Covid cases. Our Chief Executive, Martin Barkley, wanted to write an open letter to the patients and communities we serve to explain what the Trust has been doing to restart our services and address waiting times. You can read the full letter here.
Further to our statement earlier this week, we can confirm 5 patients and 10 staff from Ward 45A (one of our respiratory wards) have now tested positive for Covid-19.
The Trust can confirm that two patients and four staff have tested positive for Covid-19 on one of the wards at Pinderfields Hospital over the last few days.
We all know the country is facing one of the biggest threats to public health that we have ever had to face. And we know there is huge concern about how the NHS might cope.
Patient celebrates 18th birthday at Pinderfields hospital after spending 10 months as an in-patient, after becoming increasingly unwell with an unknown, rare disease.
It is with immense sadness the Trust can confirm the awful news that we have lost one of our consultant physicians to Covid-19.
In the last couple of weeks the Trust has experienced widespread media coverage in relation to the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), most particularly in relation to gowns. Most recently the focus has been on the Trust’s provision of two-piece coveralls, widely referred to as ‘cagoules’.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has gone from 18 to 47 intensive care beds in the last 4 weeks as part of its plans to quadruple its capacity to care for the sickest patients.
A team from The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been named as Team of the Year at a prestigious digital healthcare awards.
Following a number of stories in the media regarding the discharge of rugby player Mose Masoe from our spinal injuries unit, here is a statement from our Chief Executive.