Healthwatch Helpline – opening hours change!

From Monday 5th October we are extending our helpline phone opening hours to9.30am-12.30pm, Monday-Friday (except Bank Holidays) – it has been 10am-12pm since we set the helpline service up in April 2013. We hope that this will make it easier for people to contact us throughout the morning.

Press Release: Healthwatch Brighton and Hove appoints new Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Magda Pasiut:   Healthwatch Brighton and Hove is working hard to build its profile and impact in the city. Earlier this year we appointed a new Chief Executive and we are now celebrating the appointment of 4 highly experienced Directors to help lead the organisation. We are delighted to … Read more

Sussex dad reunited with ambulance crews

For a father of four, a night of celebration at his daughter’s college Leavers’ Ball became even more memorable for all the wrong reasons. During the evening Mike Champain, from Ardingly, West Sussex, suffered a cardiac arrest but decisive action by the South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust crews, Mike was able to thank … Read more

BSUH among the best in the country for homebirths

BSUH has one of the best homebirth rates in the country thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Midwifery Team. A recent homebirth rate for women living in the Royal Sussex County Hospital area was 9.1%, which is almost four times the national rate of 2.3%. The rate for those living in the … Read more

Right Here – Fantastic Volunteering Opportunities

Forms Volunteer Application and Role Specification Volunteer Handbook For more details please contact: Jacob Bayliss Participation Coordinator Right Here Project Tel: 07738040451 Email:

Sussex Community NHS Trust wins HSJ value in healthcare award

    Sussex Community NHS Trust (SCT) won the Energy Efficiency prize at the 2015 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards, held last night (22 September) at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London for its Care Without Carbon programme. SCT is working in partnership with Capita (provider of business process management and support service … Read more