2017 News

5 January 2017

New role of Doctors’ Assistants starts at East Sussex

The new role of Doctors’ Assistant is being pioneered at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Six Doctors’ Assistants have started in this new role which will see them undertake admin work and essential duties alongside doctors. They will help junior doctors with core tasks to free up their time so they spend less time on…

4 January 2017

CT department win monthly staff award

The CT department at Eastbourne DGH has won the Trust’s monthly staff award for their rapid approach to scanning patients as quickly as possible. Emma Owens, Consultant Radiologist said: “The CT staff are flexible and helpful, ensuring patients are scanned as quickly and appropriately as possible, despite being permanently inundated with requests and often short…

4 January 2017
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Please use our A&E departments sensibly

Our hospitals continue to be very busy – please use our A&E departments sensibly People across East Sussex are being asked to think twice before they attend one of our Emergency Departments (A&E) in Hastings or Eastbourne, and we are urging people to please only attend if they are seriously unwell or critically injured. Both…