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News from 2021

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22 June 2021
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Teams praised for their research recruitment efforts

The Trauma and Orthopaedic team, led by Mr Barry Rose (Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and WAX Study Principal Investigator), and the Research team at Conquest Hospital, have been praised for being one of the leading recruiting sites in the country for a research study into Weight-bearing in Ankle Fractures called the WAX Study. The…

16 June 2021
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First year anniversary of new pathway for Stroke patients

A new heart rhythm pathway, set up a year ago at the Trust to monitor stroke patients, has proved to be successful at identifying earlier a group of patients at potential risk of another stroke due to their abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia).

2 June 2021
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Trust Board meeting to be held virtually

The next Trust Board meeting of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust will take place on MS Teams on Tuesday 8 June 2021. Meetings are normally held in public but due to restrictions on social distancing the meeting will be held virtually. Papers for the meeting are available for download from here>> If you would like…

28 May 2021
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Keep safe this Bank Holiday weekend

This Bank Holiday Weekend, we are urging local people to keep safe, follow Covid guidelines and ensure our Emergency Departments are kept free for only those people who really need them. If you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do call NHS 111 first or go to 111.nhs.uk. Depending on…

28 May 2021
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New local Radioactive Iodine (RAI) treatment service

The Endocrinology team at ESHT have started a new service at Conquest Hospital called ‘Radioactive Iodine (RAI) treatment’, which will mean patients won’t have to travel to Brighton or Maidstone to receive this treatment. Radioactive Iodine (RAI) treatment involves using Radioactive iodine to treat thyroid disorders, most commonly hyperthyroidism, goitres and thyroid cancer and has…

17 May 2021
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Insulin safety week promoted at Trust

The ESHT Diabetes Teams are staging a five day awareness event between May 17 and 23, promoting the message of insulin safety as part of a national campaign to help reduce incidents of insulin errors, during Insulin Safety Week. Our Diabetes Teams will be staging a series of events across the Trust to ensure vital…

5 May 2021
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New Bereavement Suite opens at Conquest Hospital

A bereavement suite for parents who have suffered any kind of baby loss such as miscarriage or stillborn birth has opened at Conquest Hospital. The new suite, called the ‘Snowdrop Suite’, provides bereaved parents with a little oasis of peace and calm at a very difficult time in their lives. The Bereavement Suite is designed…

29 April 2021
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Keep safe this Bank Holiday weekend

This Bank Holiday Weekend, we are urging local people to keep safe, follow Covid guidelines and ensure our Emergency Departments are kept free for only those people who really need them. If you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do call NHS 111 first or go to 111.nhs.uk. Depending on…