4 November 2021

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex visits Conquest Hospital

The Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex, Andrew Blackman, together with Sara Stonor, Vice Lord-Lieutenant, visited Conquest Hospital to thank staff for their efforts during the Covid pandemic.

Sara Stonor - Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex - Andrew Blackman, Joe Chadwick-Bell - Chief Executive, Dr David Walker, Medical Director

Sara Stonor – Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex – Andrew Blackman, Joe Chadwick-Bell – Chief Executive, Dr David Walker, Medical Director

They were escorted on their visit by Dr David Walker, Medical Director at ESHT and were given a tour of the Emergency Department by Dr Shaymau Habeeb – Chief of Emergency Medicine, and Ross Williams – Head of Nursing. After a meeting with our Chief Executive, Joe Chadwick-Bell the Lord-Lieutenant met with members of staff from the Intensive Care Unit and Baird Ward, who recently won the NHS Hero Award in the East Sussex Big Thank You Awards.

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex - Andrew Blackman, Dr David Walker - Medical Director, Dr Shaymau Habeeb - Chief of Emergency Medicine, Ross Williams - Head of Nursing, Sara Stonor - Vice Lord-Lieutenant

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex – Andrew Blackman, Dr David Walker – Medical Director, Dr Shaymau Habeeb – Chief of Emergency Medicine, Ross Williams – Head of Nursing, Sara Stonor – Vice Lord-Lieutenant

Dr David Walker, Medical Director said: β€œIt was a real pleasure to meet the Lord-Lieutenant and Vice Lord-Lieutenant. Throughout their visit they expressed their appreciation to all our staff for their hard work over the past 18 months during the pandemic.”

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex - Andrew Blackman, Dr David Walker - Medical Director and members of staff

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex – Andrew Blackman, Dr David Walker – Medical Director and members of staff

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex - Andrew Blackman meeting members of staff

Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex – Andrew Blackman meeting members of staff