2022 News

19 May 2022
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Lord-Lieutenant for Sussex visits Eastbourne DGH

The Lord-Lieutenant, Andrew Blackman, visited Eastbourne DGH to thank staff for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lord-Lieutenant is the Queen’s personal representative in Sussex. The Lord-Lieutenant met with Joe Chadwick-Bell, Chief Executive, and Steve Phoenix, Chairman, before being escorted on a tour of the Trust by Dr David Walker, Medical Director. In the…

3 May 2022
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New check-in tablets speed up emergency department assessment process

A new tool to help us speed up the assessment process in our emergency departments has been launched today. eTriage helps us to identify what patients need quickly, reducing waiting times and improving the experience for patients. Patients arriving at our emergency departments will be asked to check in using our new eTriage tablets. The…

27 April 2022
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Associate Director of Nursing wins ‘Hero of the Month’ award

Mark Standen, Associate Director of Nursing, has won our ‘Hero of the Month’ award. Mark was nominated for this award by Ronda Prater, Service Manager for Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Ronda said: “Mark supported the clinical delivery of the new COVID Medicine Delivery Unit. He went above and beyond to ensure the unit was able to…

26 April 2022
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Walk for Wards

Walk for Wards returns on 11 June giving staff, patients and families or friends the opportunity to raise money for our wards. This year you can also support the ESHT Workspace initiative, which is a scheme for enhancing staff facilities and workspace at the Trust. Register for Walk for Wards 2022 today. Walk for Wards…

19 April 2022
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Modular extension to Emergency Department arrives at Conquest

Last week the arrival of a Health Spaces modular unit gave us a first look at what will become a much-needed additional space for staff at our Emergency Department at Conquest Hospital. The bespoke, modular extension for our Emergency Department was manufactured off-site and arrived 95% complete – even the sinks were already attached to…

13 April 2022
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Endocrine Specialist Nurse appointed honorary research fellow

Aldons Chua, Endocrine Specialist Nurse on the Endocrine Investigation Suite at Eastbourne District General Hospital, has been made an honorary research fellow at City, University of London. Aldons said, “It is such an honour to receive this appointment. The appointment will allow me to conduct the research project for which I recently received a grant…

15 March 2022
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Celebrating National Cancer CNS Day

Cancer clinical nurse specialists (CNS) from across the NHS are telling us why they enjoy their job, on the first National Cancer CNS Day...