News archive – 2019

These are archive pages with news items from 2019.

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These are archive pages with news items from 2019.


21 October 2019
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Lithotripter donated to Urology Department  

A non-invasive device that breaks up kidney stones using shock waves to pulverize kidney stones into minute crystals, small enough to pass naturally in the patient's urine, has been donated by Medi Tech Trust, a locally based charity.

18 October 2019
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Celebrating 30 years of Aquatic Physiotherapy 

Celebrations have been held to mark 30 years of Aquatic Physiotherapy at Eastbourne DGH, with patients, physiotherapists and estates and housekeeping staff, old and new, gathering for the occasion.

17 October 2019
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New 0300 13 14 500 telephone number for Trust

As part of an upgrade of our telephone system, we have a new 0300 13 14 500 telephone number, whether you want to call Bexhill Hospital, Conquest Hospital or Eastbourne DGH – you just need one number. The new telephone number will be charged at a caller’s usual network rate and will mean callers will…

17 October 2019
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£500,000 reconfiguration of main entrance at Conquest Hospital

Work to reconfigure the main entrance at Conquest Hospital costing around £500,000 is about to start and will include the adaptation of the main entrance and canopy to create a more open area for visitors, digital booking in facilities and a new waiting area.

14 October 2019
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Overseas recruitment drive boosts nursing numbers

Nursing numbers at the Trust have been boosted, thanks to a successful overseas recruitment drive, with a group of around 100 nurses from Indian set to be working on hospital wards by the end of March 2020.

11 October 2019
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Consultant wins Employee of the Month Award

Dr Rannie Nahas, Consultant for the Frailty Unit at Eastbourne DGH, has won the Employee of the Month Award for his support with colleagues on patient care. Clinical Nurse Specialist, Helen Bailey, who nominated Dr Nahas said: “Dr Nahas always makes time to liaise with the Supportive and Palliative care team. His communication is clear…

10 October 2019
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Baby Remembrance Services

Baby Remembrance Services for all who have suffered the loss of a child, no matter how long ago, will be held on Tuesday 15th October 2019 at 6:45pm

10 October 2019
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Bladder scanner donation

A bladder scanner, which is used to assess the emptying capacity of the bladder, has been donated to the Urology Investigation Suite at Eastbourne DGH, thanks to the kindness of the Royal Eastbourne Golf Club and the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital.