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Updated: Dentistry – A Healthwatch guide to your rights and accessing the treatment you need

April 24, 2023

One of the key lessons for Healthwatch has been that many members of the public, including those who regularly attend … Read more


People urged to “save emergency services for saving lives”

April 13, 2023

Our colleagues at Sussex Health and Care have asked us to share the following messaging: The NHS in Sussex is … Read more


Your views on Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services (NEPTS)

April 6, 2023

NHS Sussex is reviewing the situation across the county for people who need transport to, from and between NHS healthcare … Read more


Junior doctor industrial action – 11th to 13th April 2023

April 5, 2023

What is happening and when? Junior doctors are expected to go on strike from Tuesday 11th April for 96 hours … Read more


Spring Boosters for COVID-19: What you need to know

April 4, 2023

The NHS is kicking off its spring COVID-19 booster vaccination programme. Around five million people in total will be eligible, … Read more


Celebrating ten years of Healthwatch

March 31, 2023

Healthwatch has reached a significant milestone – 10 years of putting people’s voices at the heart of health and social … Read more


Advice for family, friends and carers to support people with dementia admitted to hospital

March 29, 2023

Healthwatch East Sussex’s Information and Signposting service helps people to access the right health and social care services for their … Read more


World Autism Acceptance Week 2023

March 28, 2023

This year, World Autism Acceptance Week is from 27th March to 2nd April, with World Autism Acceptance Day itself falling … Read more


Giving Blood: Our quick guide to becoming a donor

March 28, 2023

Giving blood saves lives. The blood you give is a lifeline in an emergency and for people who need long-term … Read more


Organ Donation: You could save someone’s life

March 28, 2023

Organ donation is when you decide to give an organ to save or transform the life of someone else. You … Read more


Pharmacy opening times: Easter Bank Holiday 2023

March 24, 2023

  In your preparations for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, don’t forget to order any repeat medications in good time, … Read more


University Hospital Sussex Trust Membership

March 20, 2023

  As a foundation trust they are supported by members from local communities who tells the Trust what matters to … Read more


Healthwatch in Sussex shares public experiences of dentistry with Parliamentary inquiry

March 8, 2023

As part of its ongoing work to gather and share people’s experiences of local dentistry services, especially NHS dental provision, … Read more


Are you interested in helping the NHS to improve the Outpatient experience?

March 3, 2023

Join the Sussex Outpatient transformation team and other local people to help transform the Outpatient experience. Online Workshops 2023 Thursdays … Read more


Is the cost of living affecting your health or wellbeing?

February 21, 2023

At Healthwatch East Sussex, we are really keen to understand the impacts that cost of living pressures may be having … Read more


The Post COVID Assessment and Support Service (PCASS)

February 10, 2023

What is the Post-COVID Assessment and Support Service (PCASS)? The Post-COVID Assessment and Support Service (PCASS) provides care for people … Read more


Senior Staff changes at ESCV and Healthwatch East Sussex

January 31, 2023

Our host organisation East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) has recruited two new senior staff to help deliver our programmes and projects, … Read more


Looking after your health during the Cost of Living crisis

January 20, 2023

  The continuing cost of living crisis is adversely affecting people’s physical and mental wellbeing, with vulnerable people and those … Read more


Experiences of dentistry in Sussex: HWiS Poll 2022-23

January 3, 2023

  Healthwatch in Sussex is working to gather the latest insight into people’s experiences of using or seeking to access … Read more


NHS in Sussex sets out advice for patients and the public during ambulance industrial action

December 21, 2022

  Our Colleagues at NHS Sussex have asked us to share the following details which set out advice for patients … Read more


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