Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard have launched two surveys, to get a better understanding of the needs and experiences of LGBTQ people living with cancer in Sussex and East Surrey. This includes people who are going through treatment, approaching the end of treatment, or who have finished treatment. Continue reading
A new £1.3 million Urology Investigation Suite at Eastbourne District General Hospital has opened its doors to patients for the first time. The new suite offers patients a dedicated one stop urology clinic and an enhanced experience. Continue reading
This follows research which showed that for working age adults, the council spends more on packages of care than similar local authorities, and that more people receive long-term care and care in a residential setting than similar areas. The council think they can improve the way they support working age adults, to build on people’s strengths and maximise their independence, and achieve better and more cost effective care. Continue reading
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is inviting local people and partner organisations to their Annual General Meeting on the 6 August at the Hastings Centre, in Hastings from 12.30 to 16:30. If you’d like to attend please click on this Eventbrite link to register and fill in your details. Continue reading
In June organisations across East Sussex said a big thank you to these dedicated individuals, and all the hardworking volunteers in the county, as part of Volunteers Week and Patient Participation Week. These campaigns raise the profile of our volunteers, and aim to inspire others to get involved in a broad range of volunteering opportunities. Continue reading
Over the last few years East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, East Sussex County Council, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, and our East Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups* have been working closely together, and with wider partners, through East Sussex Better Together (ESBT) and Connecting 4 You (C4Y) to improve population health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities, by breaking down barriers between health and social care to deliver the right services, in the right places, at the right time. Continue reading
In July 2018 a new initiative called the ‘The Mental Health and Wellbeing Prescription Pad’ launched in GP surgeries in Hastings and Rother, and from April 2019 it will be rolled out to more GP practices in East Sussex. Continue reading
Take part in the consultation, closing date 29 July, 2019
The draft Early Help Strategy Building Stronger Families sets out East Sussex County Council Children’s Services proposal to invest in Early Help from 2020-2023, and the proposed changes to current services.
The council’s proposal is to fund and provide Children’s Services Early Help that supports the most vulnerable families and reduces child safety concerns, within available resources.
You can share your views on the proposal by completing the survey on the East Sussex County Council Consultation Hub.
For information, please contact: 01273 336626, email@example.com.
At the moment, East Sussex County Council (ESCC) pays a subsidy towards the cost of meals for some people. The subsidy is £4.10 per meal and it is not means tested. ESCC are now proposing to stop paying this subsidy, which would mean that people would pay the full cost of their meal if they wanted to carry on using this sort of service. Continue reading
Extra Care housing is for older people with care and support needs who want to continue to live independently. Continue reading