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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…

1st 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.

24th 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.

17th 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.

16th 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.

12th September 2019
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Audiology test equipment donated by the Friends

Tympanometers which assess the middle ear, Eustachian tube and acoustic reflex pathway on patients of all ages have been donated to the Audiology department by the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital.

11th September 2019
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Pevensey Ward benefits from three peaks challenge

A team of 13 people, mainly ambulance staff but including current patient Caroline Flack, who undertook the gruelling ‘Three Peaks Challenge’, have raised over £3,288 for Pevensey ward at Eastbourne DGH.