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To Mill View Hospital to meet Mel Barr and the Occupational Therapy Team. Friends Trustees Freddie and Doug and Lucy from Heads On visited Meridian Ward to hear how funding from the two charities is providing new opportunities for service-users.  Paintings and photographs from an art project brighten up the walls of the ward;  musical instruments including djembe drums, pe ...

Many thanks to the Brighton and Hove Soiree Rotary Club for their £1,000 donation towards our Small Acts of Friendship Campaign. It was great to meet you all and we felt very welcome. We look forward to collaborating with you in the future.     ...

On reflecting back on my role as Chairman of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and more recently as Chairman of Friends of Brighton & Hove Hospitals, I realise how much has changed in our local NHS in terms of organisation or should I say constant re-organisation. The technological advancement in medical science and practice has been truly amazing and yet s ...

BSUH choirs meet in the Royal Sussex County Hospital Chapel on Mondays and Tuesdays between 5.30 and 7pm. All welcome. 

 - thoughts from Charles Turton Thank you for wanting to find out more about our flagship project for 2017 – 2018. We mean it to work towards our twin objectives of supporting the hospitals with things they can’t afford, and helping our communities understand their hospitals better. Almost daily we hear yet more about the difficulties besetting our NHS. It seems almost a perf ...

After a career in Heath Service Administration, Pam Hayward became Volunteer Co-Ordinator for the Park Centre Café when it opened in 2011.  Here she describes her visit to a Royal Garden Party in recognition of many years of service to NHS volunteering both as a manager and a volunteer herself. Imagine my surprise when, on New Year's Eve 2015, an envelope arrived from the Lord ...

When I started thinking about this article, the 50th anniversary of England’s football world cup triumph was in the news. Then I was a first year clinical student, and on-call for the weekend in Dulwich Hospital. I watched the second half on a 17 inch fuzzy black and white TV in a ward day room with four patients, two of whom were asleep. Sadly there have been no major football ...

This autumn Parliament will discuss a private members bill tabled by Rob Marris MP on assisted dying. A similar bill by Lord Falconer ran out of time in the last Parliament after making some progress.  Such legislation would allow a terminally ill person, if they had the mental capacity to make such a choice, to request a prescription from a doctor to end their life. The major ...

A big thank you for your kind donation of high back chairs. They will be of great benefit to our Park Centre patients who struggle to get out of the low back chairs.

Lisa Thomas-Brooks, Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist

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