Bidge Garton and Chief Nurse Carolyn Morrice

A fond farewell and thank you

As the UK celebrates the great work of volunteers in Volunteers Week, it was time to say farewell – and, most of all, thank you to Bidge after 38 years.

Andy Heeps

New managing director appointed

UHSussex is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andy Heeps as the organisation’s new managing director for West Sussex

New Non-Executive Directors appointed to our board

Dame Denise Holt, Lucy Bloem and Claire Keatinge will bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to the organisation.

New overseas nurses

100% pass rate for new nurses

Latest international nurses get perfect results in their objective structured clinical examinations

The NHS App

Using the NHS App

The NHS App is now available to use as a vaccine passport. A paper version is also available by calling 119.

Royal Sussex County Hospital Chapel

Moving the Chapel at the County Hospital

Patients, staff and members of the public are being invited to share their experiences of the Chapel at the Royal Sussex County Hospital ahead of its move.

Hands, Face, Space, Fresh Air: Let’s take this next step safely

As restrictions ease and we gradually emerge from lockdown, you can help stop the spread of Covid-19 by washing hands, wearing face coverings, making space and meeting in fresh air.

Need urgent help over the bank holiday weekend? Think 111

The NHS is still here for you over the bank holiday weekend. If you need urgent medical help, just call NHS 111. They can direct you to the right place and can give you a time slot to arrive for services at our Emergency Departments or Urgent Treatment Centres.

Our staff

Landmark Sussex hospitals merger goes live today

The merger of Western Sussex Hospitals and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals goes ahead today (April 1), heralding the dawn of a new future for healthcare in Sussex.