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28th August 2019
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Support group for people with Glaucoma

As part of National Eye Health Week, a support group offering help and advice for people with the eye condition glaucoma, is being held on Friday 27th September 2019 at 5.00pm in the Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, Eastbourne DGH.

22nd August 2019
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Mayor of Polegate visits Eastbourne DGH

The Mayor of Polegate, Councillor David Watts and Deputy Mayor of Polegate, Councillor Margaret Piper visited Eastbourne DGH to tour the hospital and meet staff.

21st August 2019
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New equipment improves Endoscopy service

An investment in new endoscopy equipment at the Endoscopy Unit at Conquest Hospital, is helping to improve the service as the new equipment gives higher definition images during examinations and treatment of conditions within a patient’s digestive tract.

12th August 2019
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New Ultrasound for Emergency Department

Patients at the Emergency Department at Conquest Hospital are now able to benefit from a new ultrasound machine which makes images so that organs inside the body can be examined.

8th August 2019
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Trust’s Florence Nightingale Windrush 70 scholar

Graham Howard, Intravenous Nurse Specialist, has graduated from the first Florence Nightingale Windrush 70 Leadership programme. Graham was one of seventy nurses to complete the programme.

30th July 2019
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Winners of ESHT’s ‘Clean Care Award’

Critical Care at Conquest Hospital and Pevensey Ward at Eastbourne DGH are the latest winners of the Infection Prevention and Control Team’s ‘Clean Care Award’. The teams are presented with a plaque and a certificate to mark their achievement by ESHT Chief Executive Adrian Bull. Helen Tingley, Infection Control Nurse Specialist said: “The ‘Clean Care…