Category list : Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
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New longer visiting hours are to be introduced on adult wards by a trust in Sussex, following a pilot scheme and staff consultation.
The director of nursing at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has said the organisation’s outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission is a “testament to staff”.
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation trust has become the third acute trust to be awarded an “outstanding” rating by the Care Quality Commission.
Nurse leaders say they support the creation of a senior care assistant role to bridge the gap between support staff and registered nurses, insisting the move would not “dumb down” the profession.
Older patients returning home after treatment at Worthing Hospital are leaving with new “welcome home packs”, containing a sandwich, milk, fruit and some other basic foodstuffs.
A group of paediatric nurses and doctors who support young patients to learn about their bloods by spending the day in a haematology laboratory are among the winners of this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards.
Nurse recruitment push by Sussex acute trustSubscription
A recruitment drive at a hospital trust in Sussex has seen 50 new nurses offered jobs at the organisation, as part of efforts to tackle the high vacancy rate for registrants in the surrounding area.
A staff nurse has received national praise for the exemplary care she gave to an end of life care patient who was missing her pet dog.
Staff at Worthing Hospital in Sussex “pulled out all the stops” to ensure a couple’s wedding went ahead on their planned day, despite the bride having to stay in hospital for care.
Overseas nurses on way to west SussexSubscription
Nurses from the continent are heading to hospitals in Worthing and Chichester after an overseas recruitment drive.