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22 October 2021
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Community Bladder and Bowel team Administrator win’s ‘Hero of the Month’ award

Karen Aldred, an Administrator for the Community Bladder and Bowel team based in Bexhill, has won the Trust’s ‘Hero of the Month’ award. Karen was nominated by Tracey Perkins, Senior Bladder and Bowel Nurse who said: “During the Covid pandemic many of the community bladder and bowel team were redeployed to different areas of the…

16 September 2021
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Paediatric Team win ‘Hero of the Month’ award

The Paediatric Team at Eastbourne DGH have won the Trust’s ‘Hero of the Month’ award. Chairman Steve Phoenix with Liz Vaughan, Matron and the Paediatric team. The team was nominated by Angela Waters, Ward Clerk who said: “The paediatric team of Matron, Nurses, Doctors, Health Care Assistants and Housekeepers are an amazing team to work…

7 September 2021
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Cutting edge technology benefits stroke patients

Cutting edge e-stroke software that uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology is now being used across Sussex to improve the way people who have suffered strokes are diagnosed and treated. The Sussex Integrated Stroke Delivery Network (ISDN) has begun the roll out of an e-stroke software and mobile app that allows stroke teams to easily share…

27 August 2021
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Portering Team win ‘Hero of the Month’ award

The Portering team at Conquest Hospital have won the Trust’s ‘Hero of the Month’ award. The team were nominated by Pauline Jones, who works in the Radiology Department at Conquest Hospital who said: “The porters at Conquest work hard to ensure our patients are moved around the hospital in a timely order, they work under…

27 August 2021
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Keep safe this Bank Holiday weekend and choose the right care

This Bank Holiday Weekend, we are urging local people to keep safe, follow Covid guidelines and ensure our Emergency Departments are kept free for only those people who really need them. If you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do call NHS 111 first or go to 111.nhs.uk. Depending on…

27 August 2021
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The Story of Our Year

We showed this video at our recent AGM called ‘The Story of Our Year’ where members of staff tell their story...

4 August 2021
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Martin Bell is Hero of the Month

Martin Bell a Clinical Orderly on Berwick ward at Eastbourne DGH has won the Trust’s 'Hero of the Month' award and was nominated by ward Matron Sarah Wilkinson-Cox.

19 July 2021
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Medical Director urges local people to help keep Covid rates low

Dr David Walker, Medical Director at ESHT has appeared in a video urging local people to continue working together to keep Covid infection rates low. Dr David Walker, said: “Infection rates are rising in East Sussex but are particularly high here in Hastings. At the moment hospital admissions with COVID are still low, so let’s…