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News and media

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20th February 2020
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Winners of ESHT’s ‘Clean Care Award’

MacDonald Ward at Conquest Hospital and Occupational Therapy at Eastbourne DGH are the latest winners of the Trust’s 'Clean Care Award' and were presented with a plaque and a certificate to mark their achievement by Chief Executive, Dr Adrian Bull.

12th February 2020
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Chief Executive to retire in September

Dr Adrian Bull, Chief Executive of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) is to retire in September 2020 after four years in charge, having overseen significant improvement and progress at the Trust.

7th February 2020
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Coronavirus update

Vikki Carruth, Director of Nursing and Director of Infection Prevention and Control said: “We are following national guidance from Public Health England in terms of our response to the new 2019 novel Coronavirus. I am incredibly proud of how our staff have worked together to put in place everything that is required of us, to…

6th February 2020
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Trust gets go ahead to work up plans to develop local hospitals

The Trust has been given £5.05million to work up detailed plans to develop Bexhill Hospital, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne DGH over the next decade, as part of the second wave funding round earmarked for 2025-2030 in the government’s Health Infrastructure Plan which includes 40 hospitals across England.

29th January 2020

Information about the Coronavirus

The Department of Health and Social Care has published information on their website about the recent outbreak of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus, which you may have heard about in the media. The page will tell you more about what’s happening and what you need to do if you’ve recently travelled from Wuhan. For more general…