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14th 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.

11th 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…

10th 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

10th 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.

8th 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.

3rd 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.

3rd 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…