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26 January 2024
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Student of the year award for audiologist Rachel

Huge congratulations to Rachel Crum, audiologist, for receiving the British Audiology Student of the Year award. Rachel completed her MSC in Audiology Science with Clinical Practise at University College London late last year. She has been on placement within the audiology department at the trust for the past year and moved into her permanent role…

11 January 2024
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Nationally recognised accreditation for Occupational Health Team

A huge congratulations to our Occupational Health (OH) team for their accreditation assessment, based on the Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Standards SEQOHS 2015. There are only 185 accredited OH services in the country so this is an outstanding achievement for the team. Any provider of OH Services can apply for SEQOHS accreditation and the…

2 January 2024
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New year junior doctor strike action

Junior doctors in England are expected to take further industrial action in the coming days. The next planned action will take place over six days, from 7am on Wednesday, 3 January until 7am on Tuesday, 9 January. The NHS will prioritise patient safety during the periods of strike action, with health and care partners working together…

22 December 2023
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Help get your loved one home for Christmas

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, the festive period is a time where families have the chance to get together – and we want to support all of our patients who are well enough to go home to do so, and spend time with those closest to them. Patients usually recover faster and more fully…

21 December 2023
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Nurse Samantha wins prestigious Queen’s Nurse award

Samantha Smith, Head of Nursing for Intermediate Care in Community, has been honoured with the title of Queens Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) at an awards ceremony in December. The prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse was reintroduced in 2007 after a gap of almost 40 years. The title is recognition of individual nurses…

21 December 2023
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Hero of the Month award for Hannah

Hannah, who works in our Urgent Community Response service has won our Hero of the Month award. Hannah was nominated after she attended a care call where the patient had collapsed and were no longer breathing. Hannah immediately called 999 and began CPR which she continued until the ambulance arrived. As a new support worker…

19 December 2023
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NHS leaders in Sussex call for the public’s support during industrial action

People are being urged to support NHS services and know how to get help over the coming days as health and care teams prepare for further industrial action. Junior doctors take strike action from tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7am until 7am on Saturday 23 December. After Christmas and New Year, the longest action ever by junior…