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Crucial eye screening tests resume to pre-pandemic levels

Brighton and Sussex Diabetic Eye Screening team, have resumed crucial eye screening tests to pre-pandemic levels and the team are raising awareness for diabetic eye screening during National Eye Health Week (19-25 September).

Study led by UHSussex consultant shows new technology enabled service could improve care for thousands of cancer patients

Patients with treatable but not curable cancers who regularly track their symptoms via their smartphone or tablet using web app My Clinical Outcomes, are less likely to be admitted to hospital.

Hip fracture team at Worthing Hospital recognised for amazing care

A multi-disciplinary team from emergency floor to orthopaedic surgeons have been praised at Worthing Hospital for their efficient care of patients with hip fractures.

Endoscopy department cut waiting lists by 70%

Teams at Royal Sussex and Princess Royal hospitals have significantly cut down the number of patients waiting for a diagnostic test, since 2020.

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Innovative radiotherapy celebrates one year of treating cancer patients

One year after launching the lifesaving SABR (stereotactic ablative radiotherapy) service, the team at Royal Sussex County Hospital are celebrating a successful program roll out.

Patients benefit from new state of the art X-ray room at Princess Royal Hospital

Patients can now be X-rayed more quickly and safely thanks to a newly renovated digital X-ray room at Princess Royal Hospital, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

From the operating theatre to 5K – senior citizen Mike keeps on running

A park-running pensioner is back pounding the streets of Hove after undergoing pioneering heart surgery at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Exercise programme launches for patients receiving cancer treatment in hospital

A new cancer specific exercise programme, ‘CU on the Ward’, has launched for patients receiving cancer treatment at Worthing Hospital, University Hospital Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (UHSussex).

New service to help pregnant women stop smoking

A service that seeks to support women to stop smoking during their pregnancy is being launched today by University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

Huge turn-out for heart valve checks in Brighton

More than 350 people took advantage of having their heart checked for free in Brighton earlier this week after University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust cardiologists and UK heart valve disease charity, Heart Valve Voice, teamed up to provide advice and expertise around heart disease.

Hep C testing at HMP Lewes 90% above regional average

Specialist nurses at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust are helping eliminate hepatitis C as a major health threat by 2025 in support of a key NHS target.

First live international eye surgery event hosted at Southlands Hospital

Leading eye consultant, Mr Giampaolo Gini, shared his expertise with doctors around the world in Sussex’s first live international eye surgery event.