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14th January 2019
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Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visits Trust

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock, accompanied by the Rt Hon Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle, made an informal visit to Bexhill and Conquest Hospitals to meet staff and patients. They held an open question and answer…

11th January 2019
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MBE’s awarded to two members of ESHT staff

Two members of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Debbie Soave and Penny Kaye, have been awarded with a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), in the New Year’s Honours List. Debbie Soave, who works as a Neurological Physiotherapist has worked in the NHS for 25 years and Penny Kaye, who…

3rd January 2019
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Occupational Therapist wins Employee of the month award

Occupational Therapist Giles Smith has won an Employee of the month award for his endeavour to go the extra mile to support timely and effective discharges. Donato Tallo, Hospital Intervention Team, who nominated Giles, said: “Giles is a friendly and professional colleague and as well as being a pleasure to work with, he always goes…

2nd January 2019
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Appointment of Chair of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of Steve Phoenix as Chair of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT). Steve Phoenix has held a number of non-executive roles at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2017. Prior to this, he was a Special Advisor to the Minister of Public Health in Qatar. During his time…

2nd January 2019
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Mobile tablet device donated to Emergency Department

A mobile tablet device has been donated to the Emergency Department at Conquest Hospital, to be used as a distraction tool when treating children. The device was donated to the Emergency Department by Clive Arnold from CDS Electrical based in Polegate. Matron Becky Bell said: “We would like to thank CDS Electrical for donating this…