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Brighton Journal | 25th January 2020

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Police Looking for Missing 55-Year-Old Brighton Mental Health Patient

11th July 2018 |

Sussex Police are desperately looking for a Brighton man called Roy Atkins. The 55-year-old has been missing since Tuesday morning. He was a patient at Brighton’s Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Atkins is a mental health patient at the hospital, with … Read More

Toddler Remains in Hospital Following Head Injuries From Unsafe Scaffolding

9th July 2018 |

A toddler suffered serious head injuries, and remains in hospital, following being struck by a large piece of debris that had fallen from unsafe scaffolding. Police are now calling for witnesses in order to fully decipher what caused this terrible … Read More

Music for People with Dementia: Huge Grant Awarded for Music in Hospitals Programme

22nd May 2018 |

Art’s Council England have just awarded an amazing grant of over £39,000 to Rhythmix, the people behind the Wishing Well Music in Healthcare programme, which aims to bring live music to people with dementia.

This fantastic programme brings music to … Read More

CQC’s Glowing Rating of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

24th January 2018 |

The NHS trust that operates mental health services in Brighton and Hove has been rated as good overall in an official inspection.

The Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, who are responsible for Mill View Hospital in Hangleton, was also rated … Read More

Charity Abseil From i360 For New Premature Baby X-Ray Machine At Royal Sussex

23rd January 2018 |

On March 17th 2018 Brighton’s i360 will be opening its doors while at the top of the tower for charity. Thrill-seeking fundraisers will be allowed to abseil back down 450ft as willing members of the public are sought.

The charity … Read More

Half A Dozen Patients Admitted To Brighton Hospital Daily With “H3N2 Australian Flu”

23rd January 2018 |

Brighton and Hove’s main hospital is admitting about half a dozen flu patients a day.

A message was sent to staff at the Royal Sussex County Hospital this week. It read: “Our staff will be seeing many more patients who … Read More

Targets Missed as Hospital Patient Transfer Times More Than Double Over Christmas

10th January 2018 |

Targets are being missed as patients in Brighton & Hove are waiting longer than they should to be admitted to A&E departments.

Ambulance crews aim to hand over patients to hospital staff within 15 minutes, however recent figures show that … Read More

£30m Project to Expand Brighton A&E to Start Before Christmas

28th September 2017 |

The Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton is due to be expanded this year. The project will cost around £30m and promises to provide 35 new spaces for patients arriving by ambulance  in … Read More

Brighton Dome Wants Your Memories!

13th September 2017 |

Brighton Dome has been a performance venue for 150 years, and it is searching for memories from those years to be submitted to mark the anniversary.

The submissions will inform the new heritage displays that will be in the re-furbished … Read More

Comedic Giant Ronnie Corbett Has Passed Away

31st March 2016 |

The comedic giant Ronnie Corbett has passed away today, aged 85. Born on the 4th December 1930, the entertainer had been suffering from ill-health. He had previously been to hospital in 2014 with gall bladder problems.

A statement from his … Read More