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Brighton Journal | September 22, 2019

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Central Brighton GP Surgery Closure Put on Hold

November 13, 2018 |

Plans to close the Brighton Station walk-in health centre next March have been put on hold for a further six months, meaning the centre will continue to receive funding and remain open until at least September 2019.

A council report … Read More

TB outbreak at Royal Sussex County Hospital sparks urgent investigation

October 26, 2018 | 1

A “serious incident” has been declared at a Brighton hospital as an outbreak of tuberculosis has led to 1000 patients and staff being contacted for urgent screening. 


It is understood that a member of staff at Brighton and Sussex … Read More

Brighton & Sussex Hospital Trust Fight Out of Financial Special Measures

July 12, 2018 |

In the age of financial cuts it seems that we are constantly hearing about businesses and institutions falling short. However, for residents of Brighton and Hove there is at last some good news.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust … Read More

Sussex Police Make Donation to Local HIV Charity

June 7, 2018 |

Good news! Sussex Police have made a donation of £500 to the Brighton based charity, The Sussex Beacon, who support people living with HIV.

The charity works with HIV positive men, women and children and aims to promote independence for … Read More

East Sussex NHS Trust No Longer in Special Measures

June 6, 2018 |

The Trust had been heavily maligned in a 2015 report

The Eastbourne District General Hospital and Hastings’ Conquest Hospital are run by the East Sussex Trust.

Just 3 years ago, the Care Quality Commission placed the Trust in special … Read More

Brighton Hospital Set to be Redeveloped as ‘Health Hub’

May 14, 2018 |

Last week, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust unveiled plans to redevelop Brighton General Hospital site into a purpose built ‘Health Hub’, which will serve Brighton and it’s surrounding areas, with the aim of providing ‘modern, sustainable facilities for community health … Read More

CQC’s Glowing Rating of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

January 24, 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

Brighton and Hove Cervical Screening Rates Lowest in South East

January 23, 2018 |

Brighton and Hove has the lowest take up rates for cervical screening in the south east. Screening rates fall to a 20 year low across the UK.

Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and … Read More

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

January 10, 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

We Need to Talk About Mental Health…

December 15, 2017 | 1

Right Here Brighton & Hove’s ‘You & Your NHS’ event was billed as an interactive and hands on session which aimed to get to the heart of young people’s experiences of our wonderful National Health Service; where it was doing … Read More