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Our host organisation East Sussex Community Voice are recruiting a Trainee Communication and Marketing Officer

February 23, 2024

Our host organisation East Sussex Community Voice is recruiting a Trainee Communication and Marketing Officer. Working pattern: 35 hours per week … Read more

Patients are being urged to support the NHS by using services wisely during industrial action

February 23, 2024

People are being urged to support NHS services, and know how to get help over the coming days, as health … Read more

Children’s very specialist cancer service consultation feedback report published

February 16, 2024

At the end 2023 we shared a consultation being held by NHS England (London and South East regions) about the … Read more

Healthwatch’s response to the latest CQC report on Royal Sussex County Hospital (14.2.24)

February 15, 2024

The Care Quality Commission has issued a series of reports following an unannounced visit in August 2023 across four hospital … Read more

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Are you a young person living in Sussex? Become a Youth Consultant with NHS Sussex.

February 12, 2024

NHS Sussex are looking for young people aged 16-24 years to become Youth Consultants and help shape future NHS health … Read more


Independent living support and staying safe at home

February 6, 2024

If you struggle with everyday tasks, due to a disability or a health condition you may be able to get … Read more


Have you had a test or scan at Bexhill Community Diagnostic Centre?

February 6, 2024

  As the local independent health and care watchdog, we have launched a survey to capture people’s recent experiences of … Read more


Pharmacies begin treating people for common conditions

February 2, 2024

From the 31st January 2024, people can pop down to their local pharmacy for help with seven minor conditions which … Read more


Healthwatch’s role in improving Sussex Non-Emergency Patient Transport receives recognition

February 1, 2024

Patient engagement work carried out by Healthwatch in Sussex was praised at the January Brighton and Hove City Council’s Health … Read more


Tell us your experiences of NHS health and care in Sussex

February 1, 2024

We are supporting NHS Sussex in promoting a new survey to find out about your experiences and views of local … Read more


What is measles and who can get the vaccine?

January 31, 2024

  Measles vaccination rates are at a ten-year low as cases rise nationwide. Find out about measles, who can get … Read more


People urged to continue to support the NHS as leaders prepare for longest period of industrial action to date

January 3, 2024

People in Sussex are being asked to continue their support for NHS services during industrial action as further strikes by … Read more


Junior doctors in England are expected to take industrial action over the festive period.

December 19, 2023

The NHS will prioritise patient safety during the periods of strike action, with health and care partners working together to … Read more


How and where to access health and care services over the festive period

December 14, 2023

  Many health and care services change their working hours over the Christmas and New Year period. We have drawn … Read more


A message from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust on temporary winter service changes

December 14, 2023

The following is a message from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: “The NHS across Sussex has been working hard to … Read more


Pharmacy opening times: Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays

December 13, 2023

In your preparations for the festive season, don’t forget to order any repeat medications in good time, as GP practices … Read more


A message from NHS Sussex about health and social care services this Christmas & New Year

December 13, 2023

The following is a message from Sussex Health and Care. “Efforts are underway to ensure that people who need urgent medical … Read more


Healthwatch statement on the police investigation into services at Royal Sussex Hospital (Updated 11.12.23)

December 12, 2023

Update 11/12/2023 Healthwatch met with Dr George Findlay, Chief Executive for University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust on 1st December 2023 … Read more


Healthwatch in Sussex helps patients deliver early impact by directly engaging patients with the NHS

December 12, 2023

  Healthwatch in Sussex brought together 31 Sussex patients with the Outpatient transformation team, NHS Sussex, over the course of … Read more


NHS Sussex Community Ambassadors

December 7, 2023

  Do you want to make a difference? NHS Sussex are looking to recruit volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds … Read more


Keep warm this winter with a warm home check

December 5, 2023

As we head into the colder months, we know many residents will be worrying about staying warm at home. Rises … Read more


Have your say on the proposed future location of specialist cancer services for children

November 28, 2023

NHS England (London and South East regions) is holding a consultation about very specialist cancer treatment services for children living … Read more


How to access Pharmacy and Prescriptions out of hours.

November 17, 2023

During engagement with people and communities, we have heard that it can be a struggle to know how to access … Read more


East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) are recruiting a Senior Engagement Officer

November 3, 2023

Our host organisation, East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) are recruiting a Senior Engagement Officer; this role will drive forward a … Read more


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