News

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

For media enquiries please contact:

1 June 2023
Celebrating our new to care health care support workers thumbnail image

Celebrating our new to care health care support workers

Yetunde Lawal-Adeyemi, Clinical Educator, tells us about her role and the recent celebration event held for the New To Care Health Care Support Workers (HCSW). “I have been in this role for 12 amazing months after first joining the trust in March 2021,” says Yetunde. “I enjoy everything about the role! Teaching, meeting new people,…

25 May 2023
New uniforms help identify our mammographers thumbnail image

New uniforms help identify our mammographers

Our team of mammographers have changed the colour of their uniforms to ‘breast cancer awareness’ pink. Mammograms are a highly emotive and personal examination for many of our patients, so every effort is made to reassure and help reduce any anxiety and stress. Making the mammography team more identifiable for our patients will help reduce…

18 May 2023
NHS England CNO Support Worker Award for Charlie thumbnail image

NHS England CNO Support Worker Award for Charlie

Last Friday we proudly celebrated one of our wonderful uro-oncology support workers, Charlie Gepilga, by presenting him with an NHS England CNO Support Worker Award. The NHS England Chief Nursing Officer Support Worker Award is a national award that recognises colleagues that ‘consistently demonstrate the NHS values and behaviours when fulfilling their everyday roles to…

18 May 2023
Dr Raj Sharma is our Hero of the Month! thumbnail image

Dr Raj Sharma is our Hero of the Month!

Well done to Dr Rajiv Sharma, Lead Medical Examiner within the bereavement team, who received our Hero of the Month Award earlier this year. Raj’s nomination said: “Dr Sharma always goes above and beyond within his role of Lead Medical Examiner. He has an extensive knowledge base due to his years working as a GP…

11 May 2023
Pevensey Day Unit and radiology team receive NIHR Research Support Awards thumbnail image

Pevensey Day Unit and radiology team receive NIHR Research Support Awards

Congratulations to Pevensey Day Unit and the radiology team at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital who have been recognised for their support of clinical research at the recent NIHR Clinical Research Support Awards. The Research Support Awards recognises people and teams within the Kent, Surrey and Sussex region who don’t work directly in…

11 May 2023
Celebrating our operating department practitioners thumbnail image

Celebrating our operating department practitioners

To celebrate Operating Department Practitioners (OPD) Day on 14 May our ODP team have a stand in reception at Eastbourne District General Hospital until next Monday (15 May) for colleagues and patients to find out more about what an ODP does and how important they are to patient care. Over the years the role of…

11 May 2023
Hello my name is… Felix thumbnail image

Hello my name is… Felix

Felix Asibey is a Clinical Facilitator who has been in post for a year. We had a chat with him to find out more about his role and what brought him to our trust. Hi Felix, how did you become interested in the role you do? “When I first joined the trust I met several…

20 April 2023
Meet our dementia care team thumbnail image

Meet our dementia care team

The dementia care team support people with dementia and those with cognitive impairment or delirium during their hospital stay. They offer help and advice to patients, their families and staff on their treatment and care. We spoke to Claire Shimmons, a Dementia Care Practitioner, about her role and the different ways the trust is helping…