Please be aware that there is planned industrial action from 24 February which will affect our services. For more information please see our latest update.

Financial support for staff

There’s a wealth of financial support on offer to help our staff make their money go further and to signpost you to helpful resources for support with the cost of living. From a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes to financial webinars and money support helplines.

UHSussex cost of living support

Thanks to our hospital charities, there are currently initiatives to support staff welfare during the cost of living crisis.

Financial Wellbeing Support Officer

Introducing Tracy Cox-Horton, our UHSussex dedicated Financial Wellbeing Support Officer from Wave Community Bank

External and national grants

Many organisations and charities provide access to financial support for healthcare staff through grant funding. Here are just some of the organisations you can apply for grant funding.


Find out more about our on site nurseries and childcare schemes and vouchers for staff.

Discounts and freebies

Sign up for local discounts for NHS staff and free event tickets.

Credit union

A credit union is a financial co-operative which provides savings, loans and a range of services to its members.

Simplyhealth cash plans

Health cover on your terms. Online GP appointments 24/7, counselling, and help with the cost of treatment including optical and dental.

Food Banks and feeding your family for less

How to access local Food Banks, information on free meals for kids, and how to feed your family for less.

Home, electronics and mobile phones

Access information and services to help improve your financial wellbeing.

Cycling and bikes

Save up to 30% off on our cycle to work scheme, run by Vivup.

Car lease scheme

Fleet Solutions offer the leading salary sacrifice lease car scheme for the NHS and other public sector organisations.

Watch our Health and Wellbeing video

Find out what health and wellbeing support we offer.