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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust rated Good by CQC – Outstanding for ‘Care’ and ‘Effective’

East Sussex Healthcare NHS TrustThe Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) as ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for providing both ‘Caring’ and ‘Effective’ services following their inspection in November and December 2019.

Conquest Hospital and Community Services were both rated ‘Outstanding’ overall with Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for End of Life Care. Continue reading

Tell ESHT what you think about outpatient appointments, health information and leaving hospital

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) is inviting local people to an event in Bexhill where you can give your feedback on the work of the Trust. This public forum will focus on the progress ESHT are making to transform outpatients’ appointments, give people more information about their health and better support people when they leave hospital after an inpatient stay. Continue reading

CQC survey about children and young people’s services shows improvement

young child playing with green, blue, red and yellow blocksThe Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published the results of the Children and Young People’s Patient Experience Survey (2018) which shows East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) has significantly improved across a number of important areas. The survey showed ESHT is better than most trusts in five areas and showed significant improvement in 12 areas, from the corresponding survey from 2016. Continue reading

Role of joint working highlighted in improvements to our system

Two of our East Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) have had their recent financial progress recognised by NHS Improvement and NHS England, as the Trust was removed from special measures for financial reasons and the commissioners were removed from legal directions. Both the Chief Executive of the CCGs and the Chief Executive of ESHT highlighted the hard work and commitment of staff and the role that joined up working had played in the improvements. Continue reading

People in East Sussex will soon be able to develop a personalised plan for their emergency care

ReSPECT logoEast Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is the first Trust locally to introduce a new process for people to record their wishes about how they would like to be treated in an emergency, when they may not be able to communicate.

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New community maternity team deliver first baby

The Maternity service at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) is the first in the Sussex and Surrey region to successfully launch a new community maternity team and deliver their first baby in line with the recommendations from The National Maternity Review: Better Births Report. Continue reading