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.


8 October 2019
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Reclining armchairs donated to the McCartney Infusion Unit

Eight new electric reclining armchairs for use by patients receiving intravenous infusions of drugs, have been donated to the McCartney Infusion Unit at Conquest Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Conquest Hospital.

3 October 2019
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Trust promotes Hypo Awareness Week

The Diabetes teams across the Trust have been raising awareness about, and aiming to reduce, episodes of hypoglycaemia, a short-term complication of diabetes, as part of Hypo Awareness Week.

3 October 2019
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Local MPs visit Maternity and Orthopaedic teams at Conquest Hospital

 The Rt Hon Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye and Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle recently visited the orthopaedic and maternity teams at Conquest Hospital and spent time discussing the different aspects of the work they carried out, the improvements they have made and some of the challenges they face. The maternity…

1 October 2019
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Trust receives £14m in capital funding boost

The Department for Health and Social Care has confirmed that it will be investing £13.86m as a capital loan into East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust over the next three years, with £4.6m being invested this year alone. This investment is additional to any  capital funding for this year.

24 September 2019
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Invitation to a Deaf User Group

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is hosting a Deaf User Group on Thursday 10th October from 3.00pm to 4.30pm at Bexhill Hospital in the Chapel meeting room.

17 September 2019
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Vein viewer donated by Friends

A vein viewer, which will be used to assist nursing staff take bloods from children on Friston and in the Emergency Department, has been donated by the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital.

16 September 2019
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Local MP visits Endoscopy Unit

Stephen Lloyd, MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon, visited the Endoscopy Unit at Eastbourne DGH to find out about the work of the team, who perform around 650 endoscopic procedures each month.