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4 November 2021
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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. 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…

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…