The Trust has been named a National Joint Registry (NJR) Quality Data Provider after successfully completing a national programme of local data audits, on the performance of hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacement operations.
Eight new electric reclining armchairs for use by patients receiving intravenous infusions of drugs, have been donated to the McCartney Infusion Unit at Conquest Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Conquest Hospital.
The Diabetes teams across the Trust have been raising awareness about, and aiming to reduce, episodes of hypoglycaemia, a short-term complication of diabetes, as part of Hypo Awareness Week.
The Rt Hon Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye and Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle recently visited the orthopaedic and maternity teams at Conquest Hospital and spent time discussing the different aspects of the work they carried out, the improvements they have made and some of the challenges they face. The maternity…
The Department for Health and Social Care has confirmed that it will be investing £13.86m as a capital loan into East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust over the next three years, with £4.6m being invested this year alone. This investment is additional to any capital funding for this year.
Samantha Teare, Therapy Assistant and Jane Ferguson, Clinical Ward Orderly have both won an Employee of the Month Award for their ideas and commitment to patients at Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital.
A vein viewer, which will be used to assist nursing staff take bloods from children on Friston and in the Emergency Department, has been donated by the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital.
Stephen Lloyd, MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon, visited the Endoscopy Unit at Eastbourne DGH to find out about the work of the team, who perform around 650 endoscopic procedures each month.
Care of cancer patients by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has again been highly praised in a national survey of patients who were diagnosed with the disease.