Sussex runners take part in London Marathon

Runners from all over Sussex completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (April 22), raising money for a number of good causes.

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Sussex mental health trust had 262 serious incidents last year

The mental health trust for Sussex has defended the high number of serious incidents it recorded last year.

Richard Foster

Ambulance chairman to step down

The chairman of Sussex’s ambulance service is to step down just a year into the job due to health reasons.

Bradley (right) and Mum, Jaimie (left) w_Fg_D0ty8mYbHE6xB4a

Family’s appeal to mend Brad’s heart

A mother is raising money to take her son for alternative treatment in America after being told he might have to wait years for a double NHS transplant.

A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

Some of the professionals who will be helping new mums

New mental health service for struggling Sussex mums opens

Help is now at hand for new mums across Sussex who are experiencing mental health problems.

Partner Yvonne Grant outside the Fitzalan Medical Centre in Littlehampton. Picture: Derek Martin Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Behind the scenes at a struggling GP surgery

A GP practice which went from ‘good’ to being placed in special measures in two years is facing the same pressures of surgeries across the county – and has let us go behind the scenes to explain how they are trying to improve.

Brighton and Hove Albion stars Beram Kayal and Gaetan Bong showing their support for AITCs Speak Up Against Cancer campaign

Albion’s charity raises awareness of bowel cancer symptoms

Brighton and Hove Albion’s charity arm is encouraging Seagulls fans to spend the equivalent of a half-time interval learning the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer.
Send us your stories as the NHS prepares to turn 70

NHS70: Send us your inspiring NHS stories

Exactly three months from today, our National Health Service turns 70.

The rate of pregnancies among under 18s is at its lowest

COUNTY NEWS: Record low numbers of under 18 pregnancies in Sussex

The rate of pregnancies among under 18s in Sussex is at its lowest since records began, new figures show.

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COUNTY NEWS: Cancer warning for high proportion overweight in Sussex

Being overweight could overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer, according to a new study.

Albion stars Anthony Knockaert and Bruno cut the ribbon at the new emergency unit

Albion stars open new A&E unit at Brighton hospital

Two Brighton and Hove Albion players cut the ribbon to open a new emergency unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital yesterday (March 27).

(L to R) Mark Melling, Head Nurse at Mill View Hospital, Skills Training UKs traineeship learners Anna Murray, Chloe O'Brien, Louise Daniels, and Alisha Lynch, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trusts Alison Bradbury and El Dyson from the Youth Employability Service at Brighton & Hove City Council.

Learning on the job: Youngsters learn 'vital skills' on NHS training scheme

A scheme by a learning provider and mental health trust in Sussex has trained up a dozen young people to work in the NHS.

Campaigners outside Jubilee Library this afternoon, before handing a petition to Brighton and Hove CCG

Residents’ fears over potential closure of GP surgery

A petition to save a doctors’ surgery which is a ‘lifeline’ for the local community was handed to NHS bosses today (March 27).

Mike Viggars has been chairman of Western Sussex Hospitals Trust since 2011

Hospital chairman retires

Long-standing Western Sussex Hospital chairman Mike Viggers has announced his retirement.

Clinical psychologist Dr Robert Marx.

Hove centre to roll out mindfulness therapy training for depression

NHS staff will be trained up to deliver mindfulness therapy to people with depression, thanks to a new training scheme launched by the Sussex Mindfulness Centre in Hove.

Brighton Station Health Centre on Queens Road

Consider alternatives to A&E this Easter, health bosses urge

Health bosses have asked patients to consider alternatives to accident and emergency departments this Easter to ‘help ease the pressure on local services’.

The NHS is urging people to order repeat prescriptions ahead of the Easter weekend

Patients urged to order repeat prescriptions before Easter

People across Sussex are being reminded to stock up on their medicines before the Easter bank holidays.

Brighton and Sussex Medical School students

Medical school places for disadvantaged students

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) announced it had won funding to provide 50 places for disadvantaged students to study medicine from next year.

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