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NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings

England’s Chief Nurse is reminding the public that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules.

First volunteer to have third booster jab

Research teams hit target in COVID boost study

Research teams at the Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) in Brighton have reached their target of recruiting nearly 150 volunteers to take part in a world leading clinical trial in just three weeks.

Pharmacist Anja

Lead Pharmacist gets national recognition for life time’s work

The UK’s Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKPCA) has announced that Anja St Clair Jones is this year’s recipient of their Outstanding Achievement Award.

Have your jab so you can enjoy the summer

Walk-in vaccination clinics

Get your COVID jab this weekend! Sussex Health & Care Partnership have a weekend of walk in clinics taking place across Sussex.

Kelly Pierce in maternity

MBE for Kelly who kept parents to be connected during Covid-19

A former Senior Midwifery Manager from St Richard’s and Worthing Hospitals has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for a service she helped create that came to the aid of expectant mums and their families during the Covid-19 pandemic.

First volunteer having a third booster jab

First participant at Royal Sussex County Hospital receives booster jab in world-leading trial

More than a hundred volunteers will receive a booster COVID-19 vaccine at Royal Sussex County Hospital as part of the world-first clinical trial.

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.