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News and media

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22nd October 2020
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Long standing human resources director to retire

Monica Green, Director of Human Resources is retiring after 23 years’ working at the Trust, during which time she has worked with nine Chief Executives and has a total of 33 years service in the NHS.

14th October 2020
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Candles to be lit in ‘Wave of Light’ to remember lost babies

Maternity staff at ESHT will be lighting candles at 7pm on Thursday 15 October as part of the 'Wave of Light' to remember lost babies as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week and to join with bereaved parents, families and friends around the globe to remember all babies who sadly died too soon.

9th October 2020
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Building for our Future

We have launched the first details of our redevelopment plans for Conquest Hospital, Bexhill Hospital and Eastbourne DGH and we are asking local people to have your say about what you want from the redevelopment of your hospitals.

4th October 2020
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ESHT comments on the Government hospital building project

Following the announcement on Friday confirming East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust’s inclusion in the Government’s hospital building programme, Joe Chadwick-Bell, ESHT Chief Executive said: “We are delighted to be part of the second phase of the Government’s Healthcare Infrastructure Project which will see a significant investment in Bexhill, Eastbourne and Conquest hospitals over the next…

23rd September 2020
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Achievements celebrated at socially distanced Pride of ESHT Awards ceremonies

The achievements of members of staff at the Trust have been celebrated at three separate socially distanced award ceremonies, with three awards being given, compared to 15 at a normal ceremony - the People’s Choice Award winner and Runner Up and the Chairman’s Award, plus recognition for 18 members of staff who have achieved over…

22nd September 2020
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2,000th baby born at Eastbourne Midwifery Unit

The midwifery team at Eastbourne Midwifery Unit (EMU) are celebrating after the 2000th baby was born in the unit - Ottilie Jaye Tuson was born weighing in at 6lbs 11oz or 3.03kg to proud parents Emily Lawrence and Matthew Tuson

11th September 2020
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Hospital radio team at Conquest Hospital win award

The hospital radio team at Conquest Hospital, who provide a free service to patients, hospital staff and the wider community, has won an award for the 'Leading Provider of Hospital Radio Services in the South East of England' from the Corporate Vision Magazine Media Innovators Award.

10th September 2020
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Trust supporting Organ Donation week

The Trust is supporting NHS Blood and Transplant and Organ Donation Week to encourage people to share their choices about organ donation with their family following changes to the law around organ donation in England