Teams across East Surrey Hospital have reason to be pleased following being successfully shortlisted in the Support for Caregivers, Friends and Family category of the national PENNA 2016 Awards run by the Patient Experience Network. The shortlist recognises the efforts made by the hos
Keata Murray, a 36 year old mum from Bletchingley, made a special visit to East Surrey Hospital neonatal unit with members of her local church to thank staff for the care of her daughter Olive, and to bring Christmas stockings for all the babies on the ward. Keata said: “Olive arrived
Isabelle Young, aged nine, a former East Surrey Hospital patient, from Caterham, has run ten kilometres and raised over £150 to buy gifts for children who are in hospital over Christmas. Earlier this year Isabelle spent five days on Outwood children’s ward after being admitted to hosp
Samantha Barrell, senior nursing assistant on the Pendleton Unit at East Surrey Hospital helped Father Christmas when he recently came to East Surrey Hospital as an outpatient. Santa Claus who is also known as Colin Stiff, a retired policeman has been volunteering for the last 43 year
Did you know that one in five visits to A&E are for minor conditions, such as coughs, colds, muscular pain or allergies, which could be managed safely and effectively at home or with advice from a pharmacist? Locally, around 300 people a day attend A&E at East Surrey Hospital.
Burstow Babies, a feeding support service for new parents, launched on Monday 5 December at East Surrey Hospital, run by Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH). Provided by the infant feeding team at SASH, the new daily support sessions aim to help to support new parents with a