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28th March 2019

New sofa donated to Critical Care Unit

A patient previously cared for on the Critical Care Unit at Eastbourne DGH has returned, with her husband, to thank the doctors and nurses and donate a sofa for the relative’s room.

Sue Harris, spent several weeks in the critical care unit, with her husband Norman, by her bedside. The couple have donated a new sofa for relatives and visitors to use when waiting to see loved ones being cared for on the unit.

Sue and Norman Harris with the CCU team

Sue and Norman Harris with the CCU team

Sue and Norman Harris said: “The seating provided for the visitors room comes with our very special thanks to all the team in the Critical Care Unit.”

Critical Care Unit Matron, Sylvia Harris said: “Myself and the critical care team cannot thank Sue and Norman enough. Whilst Sue was a patient in critical care unit, her family spent many an hour sitting in the relative’s room and are fully aware how difficult and tiring it is for people who have a loved one being cared for on the unit. This new sofa will provide comfort for relatives in the future.”