New Covid testing machines which have the potential to undertake around 500 nose and throat swabs tests a day, have become operational at the Trust, and will significantly increase Covid testing capacity and speed up the turnaround time for test results for patients. The high volume testing machine, called a PerkinElmer, will significantly reduce the…
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Dr David Walker the Medical Director at the Trust is appealing via our video to the residents of East Sussex, to please follow the latest Tier guidelines..
In an interview with BBC South East on Wednesday 17th December 2020, Dr David Walker, Medical Director at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and a Hastings resident, shared the news that the Trust is admitting more Covid-19 positive patients, following the increase in cases across East Sussex, but especially in the Hastings and Rother area.…
Sally-Ann Hart, the MP for Hastings and Rye recently visited Conquest Hospital to speak to new Chief Executive, Joe Chadwick-Bell, and meet members of staff at the hospital.
Monica Green, Director of Human Resources is retiring after 23 years’ working at the Trust, during which time she has worked with nine Chief Executives and has a total of 33 years service in the NHS.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, have launched a new service providing emotional and practical support to people newly diagnosed with sight loss.
Simulation training for new specialist cardiac doctors to improve their skills with heart procedures has taken place in a Covid secure environment at the Trust, allowing doctors the opportunity to learn and practice procedures in a simulated situation using high-tech mannequins and IT training devices.
Maternity staff at ESHT will be lighting candles at 7pm on Thursday 15 October as part of the 'Wave of Light' to remember lost babies as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week and to join with bereaved parents, families and friends around the globe to remember all babies who sadly died too soon.
We have launched the first details of our redevelopment plans for Conquest Hospital, Bexhill Hospital and Eastbourne DGH and we are asking local people to have your say about what you want from the redevelopment of your hospitals.