2019 News

15th November 2019
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New Televisions for Chemotherapy Patients

Battle Rotary Club have donated two televisions and audio headsets to the Judy Beard Day Unit at Conquest Hospital, as a thank you for the outstanding care and support they give day patients including several of their members close relatives and friends.

12th November 2019
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Supporting Mouth Cancer Action Month

The Oral, Maxillofacial and Mouth Care teams at the Trust are raising awareness of mouth cancer and sharing the important message of being mouth aware during Mouth Cancer Action Month this November.

1st November 2019
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New reclining chairs for the Cardiac ward

Two new reclining chairs have been donated to the Berwick Cardiac ward at Eastbourne DGH for relatives to use when staying overnight with their loved ones.

28th October 2019
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Matron wins Employee of the Month Award

Teresa Dann, Matron for the Irvine Unit at Bexhill Hospital has won the Employee of the Month Award for her work to continually improve the Irvine Unit both for patients and staff.

24th October 2019
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Former Esperance Hospital Staff join Trust 

Around 20 former members of staff from the Esperance, the private hospital in Eastbourne which closed in July, including registered nurses, physiotherapists, radiographers, estates and admin staff have started working at the Trust.

24th October 2019
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Approval for cardiology simulation training for doctors

Eastbourne DGH is one of only eight approved hospitals in the United Kingdom to offer simulation training for new specialist cardiac doctors to improve their skills with heart procedures using high-tech mannequins and IT training devices.

21st October 2019
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Lithotripter donated to Urology Department  

A non-invasive device that breaks up kidney stones using shock waves to pulverize kidney stones into minute crystals, small enough to pass naturally in the patient's urine, has been donated by Medi Tech Trust, a locally based charity.

18th October 2019
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Celebrating 30 years of Aquatic Physiotherapy 

Celebrations have been held to mark 30 years of Aquatic Physiotherapy at Eastbourne DGH, with patients, physiotherapists and estates and housekeeping staff, old and new, gathering for the occasion.

17th October 2019
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New 0300 13 14 500 telephone number for Trust

As part of an upgrade of our telephone system, we have a new 0300 13 14 500 telephone number, whether you want to call Bexhill Hospital, Conquest Hospital or Eastbourne DGH – you just need one number. The new telephone number will be charged at a caller’s usual network rate and will mean callers will…