2022 News

6 July 2022
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New child development facilities officially opened in Bexhill

A new home for the community paediatrics child development service has been officially opened in Bexhill by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Chief Executive, Joe Chadwick-Bell. Community Paediatrics Parkview opened its doors on 6 June from the refurbished facilities that were previously Egerton Park Children’s Centre. The dedicated child development centre is staffed by doctors,…

23 June 2022
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Programme Manager wins ‘Hero of the Month’ award

Hayley Barron, Programme Manager, has won our ‘Hero of the Month’ award. Hayley was nominated by Kirsty Watts, Head of Programme Support Office, and Simon Dowse, Head of Strategy. Kirsty said: “Hayley has project managed the work to establish Sussex Premier Health, the new name for all Private activity undertaken across the Trust, in addition…

16 June 2022
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Community Nursing team wins ‘Hero of the Month’ award

The rural Rother community nursing team based at Wheel Farm in Westfield, has won our ‘Hero of the Month’ award. The team was nominated by Carol Webber, District Nurse, Clinical Lead, Carol said: “I would like to nominate all of the Community district nursing team in rural Rother who worked through the Eunice Storm. “The…

10 June 2022
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New Honorary Clinical Professor at the Trust

Scarlett McNally, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Trust since 2002, has been awarded the title of Honorary Clinical Professor at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. There are now three Professors at the Trust. Professor Scarlett McNally joins Professor Nik Patel, Consultant Cardiologist, and Professor David Howlett, Consultant Radiologist. All three support research and education, particularly…

8 June 2022
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Volunteers Week 2022

Events were held at both Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital this week to thank all our volunteers as part of National Volunteer’s Week, which ran from 1 June to 7 June. The week was a chance to recognise and thank volunteers for all their hard work – our volunteers fulfil a variety of…

19 May 2022
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Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex visits Eastbourne DGH

The Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex, 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 East 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,…

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…