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Instant blood analysis – safer and cost-effective Suzy and Sarah met Anita Sugavanam, Consultant Anaesthetist at BSUH. Anita explained ‘Viscoelastography is a technology that analyses a drop of a patient’s blood very quickly, giving meaningful information to a clinician within minutes of running the test’.  A grant of £19,000 enabled the purchase of a viscoelastography mach ...

Friends Christmas cards now on sale at Cards for Good Causes in Brighton, Reception desks at the Barry and Millenium Buildings of the Royal Sussex County Hospital, the Friends shop in Kemp Town, Hove Polyclinic Tea Bar and the Friends cafe at the Park Centre for Breast Care. ...

Diabetes Care for You - Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Sensor and Sensor Pad Pack Friends Grant of £1,618.00 Dr. Paul Grant, Consultant Physician Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinical Lead – Diabetes Care For You PATIENT CARE ADVISORS @ HERE 0300 303 8066 SCT DiabetesCareForYou @DiabetesCare4Y Diabetes Care for You is a Citywide community diabetes service led by Dr ...

Suzy and I have had a busy couple of months in the office working on our Small Acts of Friendship campaign. The coordinator post has now been advertised and we were very pleased to have lots of good applications - there is a really good sense of enthusiasm for this project within the elderly care wards at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. We know that the NHS staff on those war ...

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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. 

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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