A national survey on maternity services undertaken on behalf of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), found that maternity care at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has improved across a number of areas.
The newly expanded £900k 'Same Day Emergency Care Unit' at Conquest Hospital, which provides same day emergency care for patients who don’t require an overnight stay in hospital, has opened to patients.
The first high definition magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) heart scan has been undertaken in the Trust at Conquest Hospital.
An awards event took place at East Sussex College Eastbourne last week to celebrate students completing a pilot industry placement programme within the Trust.
Helen Hunnisett, who works as part of the Trust’s Frailty Practitioner Service supporting older people living with frailty to live independently at home, is believed to be the first physiotherapist in the South East trained with the skills to take blood (phlebotomy).
Members of the public are being asked to show their recognition for a team or an individual member of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust who they think should be recognised for the outstanding care they have given to themselves, a close friend or relative by nominating them for a People’s Choice Award.
The Trust recognises the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme, an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a hidden disability and requires additional assistance while out in public.