Royal Sussex County Hospital

The Royal Sussex County Hospital is an acute teaching hospital in Brighton, East Sussex.

Welcome to the newest hospital building in the NHS

The Louisa Martindale Building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital is now open. Read about the wards and services available in our new modern and spacious facilities.
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CQC for Royal Sussex County Hospital Read the latest report

Staying with us

We know a hospital stay can be daunting. Find out all you need to know about staying with us as an inpatient.


Coming to hospital can sometimes be difficult. Our patient advice and liaison service (PALS) is there to help you with any advice or support that you need whether you are a patient or a loved one.

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Get involved

Everything you need to know about helping your local hospital from becoming a member to volunteering, fundraising or taking part in research.

Infection Prevention and Control

Help us keep our patients, staff and visitors safe from infection in our hospitals

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Introducing The Louisa Martindale Building

We are proud to announce that our new building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital is named after a pioneer in medicine and medical education for women, Dr Louisa Martindale CBE.

Join us as a volunteer

Join our volunteer team and gain new skills, meet people and make a difference.