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23 November 2023
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Nurse recognised for dedication supporting bereaved families

An NHS Sussex nurse, who works with bereaved families, has been nominated for the national Elaine Thorp Award for Bereavement Care. Faye Biggs, a child death review specialist nurse, has been nominated for this prestigious award, which celebrates her work in her rewarding and emotionally challenging role. The Award is run by Sands, the UK’s…

20 November 2023
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Video tour of Conquest Special Care Baby Unit now available

Virtual tours of the 13 neonatal units in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, including the Special Care Baby Unit at Conquest Hospital, have launched today on World Prematurity Day, 17 November 2023. One year in the making, the tours give parents, families and carers a step-by-step tour of the neonatal unit at each hospital. The user…

16 November 2023
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Trust staff meet King Charles as he celebrates his birthday

This week, four of our colleagues were invited to meet King Charles as he celebrated his 75th birthday. Norman Killick, who was in now retired after 40 years of service at the trust, was invited to the King’s 75th birthday party at Highgrove House on Monday. He was given this singular opportunity as he also…

13 November 2023
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Refurbished Cath Lab opens at Eastbourne DGH

The first stage of a project to transform cardiac services in East Sussex has been marked by the formal opening of a fully refurbished Cath lab at Eastbourne District General Hospital. The new lab was opened by our Chairman, Steve Phoenix and Deputy Chief Executive Steve Aumayer. The work is part of the East Sussex…

10 November 2023
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Supporting and remembering our Armed Forces

As part of our work to strengthen our organisation’s commitment to the care and support of armed forces personnel, veterans and their families, this week our Chief Executive, Joe Chadwick-Bell, signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a pledge, made by organisations across the country including NHS organisations, to actively ensure that…