News and media

For media enquiries please contact the Communications department.

12th December 2019
Optometrist wins Employee of the Month Award thumbnail image

Optometrist wins Employee of the Month Award

Helen Peregrine, Head Optometrist has won the Employee of the Month Award and has been praised for increasing clinic capacity and supporting staff in the Optometry department.

2nd December 2019
Assistant Quality Manager wins Employee of the Month Award thumbnail image

Assistant Quality Manager wins Employee of the Month Award

Elizabeth Jordan, Assistant Quality Manager at Eastbourne DGH has won an Employee of the Month Award for her support and guidance to seven Hospital Sterilisation and Decontamination Unit (HSDU) apprentices. Terry McCormick, Quality Manager who nominated Elizabeth said: “Seven HSDU technicians have completed their apprenticeships for decontamination. Elizabeth has supported, guided and driven these members…

26th November 2019
New voice alert message system to deter smokers thumbnail image

New voice alert message system to deter smokers

A no smoking voice alert system is being piloting at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne DGH which plays pre-recorded messages reminding smokers they are only permitted to smoke in designated smoking shelters.

25th November 2019
Family make donation to Pevensey ward thumbnail image

Family make donation to Pevensey ward

A family who raised £800 in a sponsored climb onto the top of the O2 arena, has visited Pevensey ward to hand over a cheque to doctors and nurses, in recognition of the care they provided.

21st November 2019
Support for International Stop Pressure Ulcers Day thumbnail image

Support for International Stop Pressure Ulcers Day

The Tissue Viability team at the Trust are supporting International Stop Pressure Ulcers Day, with the aim of increasing awareness of how to prevent pressure ulcers by talking to patients, families and members of the public.

20th November 2019
Cardiac rehabilitation volunteers recognised for their work thumbnail image

Cardiac rehabilitation volunteers recognised for their work

Nine volunteers with over 45 years of cardiac rehabilitation experience between them, who volunteer to help other patients rehabilitate following a heart attack or heart procedure, have been recognised for their support to cardiac rehabilitation.

19th November 2019
CQC survey about children and young people’s services shows improvement thumbnail image

CQC survey about children and young people’s services shows improvement

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published the results of the Children and Young People’s Patient Experience Survey (2018) which shows the Trust has significantly improved across a number of important areas and is better than most trusts in five areas and showed significant improvement in 12 areas, from the corresponding survey undertaken in 2016.