Terms and conditions

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

All material on this website, including text, graphics and photographs, is copyright of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust unless otherwise stated. Text and graphics may be freely reproduced for the purposes of any personal or educational use or private research.

The use of any text or graphics contained in this website for any commercial purposes is not authorised unless permission is first obtained from East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

Photographs or logos may not be used without the consent of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.


We are committed to the highest standards of information quality and every attempt has been made to provide up-to-date and accurate information. However, medical knowledge is constantly changing, and we cannot guarantee that all the information is accurate and consistent with current NHS practice.

We give no warranty, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information on this website, that this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website is free of viruses and accept no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused due to reliance on such information.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk.


We regularly check the performance of our website but, we cannot guarantee that the site will be uninterrupted or error free.

We accept no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of patients, staff or members of the public using this site.

Patient information leaflets

Whilst the information contained in our patient information leaflets has been created, reviewed and ratified by our medical, surgical and nursing teams, they are intended to complement the advice of professional healthcare staff. They should not be used without appropriate medical advice. Procedures should only be undertaken by trained healthcare professionals and we will not be liable for injury, loss or financial impairment as a result of actions taken by individuals after reading the materials.

Care has been taken to describe the treatments in a sensitive manner, however, due to their nature you may find some of the content distressing.

If you have any questions, please contact your GP or consultant. The NHS website provide a wealth of information on their website or Tel: 111.

The information available is in Adobe PDF format and you will need Adobe Acrobat to view it.


We provide links from this website to other sites to provide you with additional information but cannot guarantee that such links will always work, and make no representations as to the quality or accuracy of the sites. We do not endorse any external sites and are not responsible for their content.

We welcome and encourage other websites to mention our website, but you must get permission if you want to say your website is associated with us.

Website maintenance

This website is maintained by the communications team.

Please contact esht.communications@nhs.net if you have any comments about the content of this website.